Japan Robot Week

It’s a special time in Japan right now with this being Japan Robot Week. What is Robot Week? It’s a look at the many technical marvels that can be found everywhere in Japan from hulking machines that handle heavy lifting to digital machines that encourage you to exercise. Robots are many and varied in the […]

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New Trailer For Doraemon Feature Film

Here’s a new trailer for the upcoming 3DCG film starring everyone’s favourite blue robotic cat, Doraemon. The movie is being co-directed by Takashi Yamazaki who previously helmed Always, Space Battleship Yamato and Ryuichi Yagi who has Friends: Mononoke Shima no Naki  on his resume. Based on the 1st episode of the manga, “Mirai no Kuni Kara Harubaru to”, Stand by Me Doraemon will be hitting […]

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Japan hoping to send robot into space

Exciting space research news coming out of Japan with the news that University of Tokyo, Toyota, and Dentsu Inc have collaborated a robot with humanoid features to be blasted into space. The robot called Hope-bot is scheduled to be rocketed into space from the Tanegashima Space Centre arriving at the International Space Station on the 1st of August. […]

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Scandal Has Future Plans With Robot

J-Pop foursome, Scandal, have just revealed their future plans for a collaboration of a different kind. They’re going to launch a collaboration with a robot on a new project called, ‘Robot・Scandal‘. From the commercial facility, Grand Front Osaka, they will send out new contents bound for the rest of the world. This begins in Osaka on April 26 […]

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