This work is a work with a total length of about 66 cm that expresses the hull of Space Battleship Yamato on a scale of 1/500. From the hull to the detailed equipment, parts made of chocolate are assembled and finished. Chef Okai's commitment to "get closer to the real thing" is studded, such as the movable main gun part and the LED light built into the bow wave cannon and the main engine injection port.
So far, Chef Okai has incorporated a formula car type chocolate "Premium Formula" (2011) that also incorporates an engine and radiator, a robot-like skeleton dinosaur "Mechasaurus" (2012), and an antique-like metal texture. He is also working on works that express fine parts and textures in chocolate, such as "Lantern" (2014), which has been reproduced up to.
Furthermore, from December 6th, the movie release date, the chocolate "Space Shine-Space Battleship Yamato 2199 Special-" (2,700 yen including tax), which is a collaboration with the popular product "Planet Chocolat" of Chocolat Boutique Lecla, to which Chef Okai belongs, will be released. Sold at RIHGA Royal Hotel in Tokyo and Osaka.
This product is a set of 5 chocolates. The four planets that appear in the Space Battleship Yamato series and the Space Battleship Yamato head wave cannon are reproduced in chocolate.
The contents of the set are "Earth on the verge of extinction" that combines caramelised hazelnuts and milk chocolate, "Gamirasu star" that imaged a star shining green, "I used Okinawa salt instead of sea salt of Iskandar star" The playful "Iskandar star" and the beautiful blue "blue earth". And "Space Battleship Yamato Shipship Wave Cannon" which realistically reproduced the bow wave cannon with bitter chocolate of the leading chocolate maker.
Sold at Chocolat Boutique Lecla (over-the-counter sales only, reservations and reserves not possible) and Rihga Royal Hotel Tokyo "Melissa" (reservation sales only). Limited quantity.