It was announced in the past July that acclaimed robot anime director/designer Masami Obari would direct animated CMs for Okinawa's Ryukyu Ginko (Bank), Ryugin for short. The first CM featuring giant robot named Great Ryugin is finally posted online today on December 30. Check the clip after the jump!
The Kuratas KR01 4-meter, 4-ton robot made a giant splash at this July Wonder Festival. The pilotable mech was the impressive work of artist Kogoro Kurata and OS developer Wataru Yoshizaki with the assistance of Suidobashi Heavy Industries. Taking a deeper look, a new video interviews blacksmith Kurata about his determination and anime influences. Get a look after the jump.
The Wonder Festival 2012 hosted the latest in giant robot technology, the Kuratas KR01. Photos and video after the jump!