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A look at Akihabara’s Otaku Culture

A look at Akihabara’s Otaku Culture

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) A maid cos-player hands out a leaflet to a man on the street. Akihabara is a well-known district in Tokyo […]

Bizarre, News, Robots

Panasonic EVOLTA World Challenge IV

Panasonic EVOLTA World Challenge IV

Sept. 15, 2011 – Tokyo, Japan – Tomotaka Takahashi poses for a photograph as he holds up the new swim robot during the Panasonic EVOLTA World Challenge IV press conference. […]

Bizarre, Robots

Robotic Dental Patient Hanako

Robotic Dental Patient Hanako

June 29th, 2011, Tokyo, Japan – Hanako Showa 2, a robotic dental patient, shows realistic reactions and movements. It was developed by Showa University, Waseda University and Kogakuin Univeristy. They […]

Bizarre, Business, Robots

Japan’s Ramen Robot

Japan’s Ramen Robot

The industrial Japanese robot maker Aisei opened Fa-men, a noodle shop in Nagoya where two robot arms work as hi-tech chefs that feed and entertain customers.

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Figurines Treasure Festa

Figurines Treasure Festa

Major figurine makers and collectors gather at Tokyo Big Sight on Tuesday.