It looks like a battle of the bots is shaping up for the year 2016, because Suidobashi Heavy Industry has accepted Megabots Inc.'s challenge to a duel. Hit the jump to check it out.
The live-action anime spin-off The Next Generation -Patlabor- is going to have an interesting guest star. A Japanese technician group called Suidobashi Heavy Industry has been working on the 3.8-meter tall mecha called "Kuratas KR01." This mech has been painted yellow and cast as a construction labor. More agter the jump.
First reported back in July 2012, a Japanese technician group called Suidobashi Heavy Industry has been working on the 3.8-meter tall mecha called "Kuratas KR01." Finally, Amazon Japan listed "Kuratas Starter Kit" three days ago. Check more info 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!