I Welcome Our Giant Baby Robot Overlords

 

As a part of last weekend’s Roppongi Art Night in Tokyo, sculptor Kenji Yanobe unleashed a 24-foot tall Giant Torayan robot that sings, dances and spits fire. See more pictures of the giant fire-spitting baby robot.

April 2nd, 2009 by Jeff |
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2 Responses to “I Welcome Our Giant Baby Robot Overlords”.

  1. Here is the story of how he came up with the idea of Torayan.
    http://www.azito-art.com/topics/announcement/what-is-torayan.html

  2. Jeff :

    That’s great, thanks. Here are some images from the Expo ‘70 in Osaka: http://www.expomuseum.com/1970 And I noticed that Yanobe has a show up now at the Toyota Municipal Museum. More cool photos there too: http://www.museum.toyota.aichi.jp/exhibition/2009/temporary/yanobe_ultra.html

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April 2nd, 2009 by Jeff | Filed under Japan, art, art antics, nerds, robots, video