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.
Pre-maid Me is a custom robot built by a 41-year-old Japanese robot developer Dr. GIY. The 52 cm tall maid robot has 27 servo motors for her actuators and is capable of pretty dance movements. Dr. GIY posted a new video showing Me's dance with AKB 48's hit song "Heavy Rotation." Check the cute robot dance after the jump!
Yuki Ishi, a student at Musashino Art University in Tokyo, has posted a 3 minutes 2 seconds independent anime short Record of Stratosphere War: Stratos Chronicles under the pseudonym RAPTOR on YouTube. It features giant battle robots called "Conquester" and bishoujo pilots "Accessist." Check the battle after the jump!
The new Tokyo Sky Tree hasn't stolen all of Tokyo Tower's thunder. The Tower has a new robot that speaks four languages. Video after the jump.
It's like a mechanical version of Misato Katsuragi or that girl from Hunter x Hunter's Trick Tower. Scientists at Ishikawa Oku Laboratory have developed a janken (rock-paper-scissors) robot with a 100% winning rate. First chess, then janken, then the world. See your future overlord in action after the jump.