The d-torso was invented by Aki Co., Ltd., in 1998, and started with a “paperboard assembly mannequin.” Based on the Dimension Transforming System, the d-torso has continued its development as a craft, designer interior object, display piece, and robot, as well as in packages and promotional media. The Miniature Kit Series has proven especially popular among kids and adults, with various designs such as zodiac animals, dinosaurs and well-known characters. The have been sold at designer stores and museum shops, both domestically and internationally.
The video on the right is our concept movie. Our office and factory are located in a former elementary school in the mountainous region of Kunisaki, a city in southern Japan. Shot completely on the Kunisaki Peninsula, it’s easy to see that we are designing and creating our products within the precious gift of nature.
This is the concept movie of d-torso. We product items in this environment surrounded by this gifted nature.