robots

Japanese research institute creates ‘cyborg cockroaches’ to help save people’s lives【Video】

The impressive research leaves Japanese netizens both grossed out and in a moral quandary.

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Robot security guards patrol Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building

They look kind of like robot squid too.

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And now, a traditional Japanese bon dance, performed next to a life-size anime robot statue【Vid】

Classic anime opening theme song provides the musical accompaniment for old-school summertime celebration in Tokyo.

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Quality-spaghetti making robot starts working in Tokyo at the end of the month【Video】

The future of spaghetti is here.

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McDonald’s Japan gives us a taste of the anime world with new series of Gundam burgers

Char takes over McDonald’s for a limited time, but are his burgers as good as he says they are?

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Robot finger covered in living skin developed by University of Tokyo

Finger may one day flip people off with superhuman speed and precision.

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McDonald’s Japan is selling Gundam burgers, endorsed by anime’s most charismatic antagonist【Vids】

Char is here, and he’s brought a whole line of Char Custom burgers with him.

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Convenience store robot pilots wanted, wages start at 1,450 yen per hour

Get in the damn stockroom, Shinji!

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AI-powered Super Great Robo Goalkeeper employed at sports center in Saitama

I wouldn’t put it past Teppeki-kun.

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Japan reality edges closer to anime with Japan Railway’s VR-style humanoid robot

Step 1 towards the world of Patlabor is complete.

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Girlfriend shows Gundam fan an extremely clever new way to photograph the life-size mech in Tokyo

Almost everyone takes their photos from right underneath the anime robot, but a little distance gives you a whole new perspective.

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ASIMO retires from performing after 22 years

ASIMO is still big. It’s just the robot shows that got small.

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Robot ramen waiter now serving customers in Tokyo’s Akihabara【Video】

One of Japan’s most basic restaurant chains has some new high-tech workers.

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Giant Gundams occupy Yokohama as part of Gundam Port Yokohama art project【Photos】

Full-scale reproduction of anime’s Last Shooting finale and more draws fans to the bayside city.

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Optimus Prime and Megatron are now officially cute anime girls with Transformers Bishoujo【Photos】

Figure maker Kotobukiya transforms the cartoon rivals into some very unexpected forms.

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Gray-sky Gundam photo will brighten the hearts of anyone who loves anime or awesomeness

Yokohama’s life-size Gundam always looks incredible, but on this day the timing was just right to take it to a whole other level with an incredible wide-angle shot.

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This lucky bag of anime models is also a decades-long history lesson for our mecha newbie

Yellow Submarine takes us on a dive into the past with its New Year’s fukubako.

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Japan’s new life-size Gundam statue, the biggest yet, is now standing tall, has head【Pics, vids】

Head-raising ceremony held for new/Nu Gundam, the first life-size mobile suit in west Japan.

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Japanese high school student builds giant, moving Gundam robot in his free time【Video】

And this amazing Zaku II isn’t the only awesome 3-D anime fan art he’s made.

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What are the most popular Gundam model kits in Paris? French Bandai Store gives us the answer

And we learned a lot about Gunpla in the process!

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