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    Friday November 11, 2016
  • New LLP Established to Develop Real 4-Meter-Tall Transformable Robot in Japan

    Gundam's acclaimed designer Kunio Okawara supports the project

    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.

  • Tuesday April 19, 2016
  • "Onizushi" Whips Up Comic Web-Anime and Smart Phone Game

    Cross-media project combines the powers of pixiv, ROBOT, sushi, and Japanese demons

    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.

  • Sunday December 20, 2015
  • VIDEO: Check Out the "Sengoku Basara: Date Masamune Ver." Cleaning Robot in Action

    Pre-order reservations for premium Cocorobo cleaning robot available until January 18, 2016

    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!".

  • Sunday September 20, 2015
  • Capcom and Sharp Plan "Sengoku Basara: Date Masamune Ver." Cleaning Robot

    Premium Cocorobo will feature the voice of Kazuya Nakai

    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.

  • Monday April 27, 2015
  • Sweep Up the Mansion with a Limited Edition "Black Butler" Cocorobo

    Premium cleaning robot from Sharp sweeps floors, responds to voice commands

    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.

  • Friday February 20, 2015
  • Tomato-dispensing robot helps Japanese marathon runners eat their vegetables

    Kagome's "Tomatan" stores, delivers 6 medium-sized tomatoes

    What on Earth is going on here? Is that robot force-feeding that fellow a tomato? Hit the jump to find out.

  • Monday January 6, 2014
  • Real Mech to be Featured in Live-Action "Patlabor"

    Oshii notes that there was no need to create a CGI or a prop because the Kuratas possesses the qualities of a labor

    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.

  • Thursday December 12, 2013
  • Amazon Japan Lists 3.8m-tall Real-Life Giant Robot "Kuratas"

    Making your dream of becoming a robot pilot come true

    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.

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