Multinational telecommunications corporation Softbank's group company Asratec, Osaka-based Sansei Technologies, and Tokyo-based BRAVE ROBOTICS have agreed to establish a new LLP (Limited Liability Partnership) to develop a human type transformable robot for riding, named "J-deite RIDE." Hit the jump for more details on the project.
Pixiv, a Japanese illustration website, and ROBOT, a Japanese animation studio specializing in short works of animation, have combined forces to create a cross-media project called Onizushi, which pits the inhabitants of a Japanese sushi restaurant against a gaggle of greedy oni. Hit the jump to learn more.
Video footage of the Cocorobo "Sengoku Basara: Date Masamune Ver.", Sharp's latest premium vacuum cleaning robot produced in collaboration with Capcom, is now available online. Hit the jump to "Let's party!".
Capcom and Sharp are teaming up to produce a new premium Cocorobo vacuum cleaning robot based on the sword-slinging samurai Date Masamune from the Sengoku Basara TV anime and video game series. Hit the jump to learn more.
Maybe you can't afford your very own demonic butler, but for a limited time, Sharp will provide a tiny robotic substitute to see to your cleaning / companionship needs. Hit the jump to learn more.
What on Earth is going on here? Is that robot force-feeding that fellow a tomato? Hit the jump to find 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.