Boneheads of voodoo island
When BIONICLE is rebooted (a second time), I hope they go this old-school with it! These "Boneheads of Voodoo Island" are an homage to what I love most about BIONICLE: its unique tribal-meets-mechanical whimsy, which I think the first waves of both Gen. 1 and Gen. 2 captured so well.
With these Boneheads, I wanted to go back to—or, actually, go radically further past—BIONICLE's beginning in two ways. First, I've chosen to imagine the intellectual property had stayed somewhere in its infancy (i.e., when BIONICLE was still "Boneheads of Voodoo Island"); second, I've opted to design these characters in an "older" technology vocabulary than normal BIONICLE characters. I'm really happy with the genre these two choices, working in tandem, have evoked.
Meet Pakuru the Warrior and Kopere the Adventurer. Pakuru is a protector of the people of Voodoo Island. He proudly wears ceremonial floral jewelry, and collects shells in his spare time. Kopere is a denizen of Voodoo Island. He's equipped for any journey.