SHARP Celebrates Birthday of Char from "Gundam" with Look Back at Custom Robot Vacuum

Custom Cocorobo showcased in 2012, but never went on sale

Back in 2012, the Gundam Front Tokyo complex aside the full scale Gundam statue showcased a pair of Sharp Cocorobo voice controlled robot vacuum cleaners modeled after series' Haro. They actually never went on sale, but in honor of the birthday of the franchise's unforgettable antagonist Char Aznable, Sharp resurrected the prototype of his Red Comet variant.

 

 

Other celebrations included:

 

... and the legacy continues through the new G-reko!

 

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Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain't It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime.

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