It’s no secret that fan art can be pretty impressive.
io9 compiled this list of some of the best examples of Western science-fiction characters re-imagined into manga/anime style, and the results are pretty awesome.
The list includes this cute little Star Trek-inspired piece, as well as some interpretations of Dr. Who and Buffy the Vampire Slayer, pictured below.
Like Star Wars rather than Star Trek? Here’s a sweet Chewbacca piece, by Uminga on Deviant Art.
View the rest of io9’s list here.