|Detail from Skullship pipework and detail from HR Giger's Spacetrip II (work 403)|
|closeup of pipes and conduits from Despretz' Skullship|
But this movie would still have been on people's minds in the 1990s as a classic.
The top of the Skullship remains bare while pipes are to be found down the side, and various cylinders stuck around the surface.
See also: Cryogenic Containment Unit from Katsuhiro Otomo's Akira (approx 1985-86)
|closeup of pipes and conduits from top of Despretz' Skullship|
d) Perhaps also those who are familiar with the Borg sphere from Star Trek first contact might want to think about this strange looking Cryogenic Containment Unit from Akira wishing that it had more time as a floating sphere.