While we’re all anxiously waiting for Japan to finally deliver a giant flying robot proper, the Japanese Ministry of Defense has just unveiled the next best thing: the world’s first spherical flying robot! Check out the amazing demo video after the jump!
While this gizmo seems tailor made for weapons applications and surveillance duties, might we suggest some other ideas?
Think of how much fun it would be to have your very own Torture Droid, like the one seen in Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope!
And, if we can’t get a real working Gundam anytime soon, how about Haro robot replicas, made in the image of the ones featured in the Gundam saga?