There's an aquatic mecha girl wave building in the otaku zeitgeist. Anthropomorphic bishouo warships of browser game Kan Colle is feeding it. Fall's Arpeggio of Blue Steel is sure to too. And, while Pacific Rim has hit a speed bump at the Japanese box office, it does seem to be finding a niche in the this trend.
Humikane Shimada, creator of Strike Witches and original character designer for Girls und Panzer started list Friday tweeting a picture of his jet girl mini-book, prepared for last weekend's Comiket.
Later, he Tweeted about the Japanese opening of Pacific Rim. In between, the ideas seemed to merge a set of deep diver girl sketches.
While, these aren't Jaeger girls, plenty of fans have rushed in to offer their own takes on that idea.
via Blade of Fury