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Definitely not a friendly attitude

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July 8, 2009 Posted by | Odd signs | Comments Off on Definitely not a friendly attitude

They better hope he isn’t Godzilla’s buddy

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Nothing better sums up the relationship between the Japanese and robotics than a giant model robot model – 18 metres (59 feet) high and weighing 35 tonnes – that has taken pride of place in the centre of Tokyo.

The robot is one from the Gundam series, which began in the late 1970s. It towers over the capital’s Odaiba Island as an exact replica of what a “real life” robot would look like if it existed.


July 8, 2009 Posted by | Monsters, Robots | , , | 2 Comments