Japan’s traditional automatons, Karakuri Ningyo, are the predecessors of modern day robots.
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Martin Miklica’s design concept entry for Electrolux Design Lab 2009 is a unique quadrupedal robot that serves as mobile green house – for plants on Mars.
Panasonic is selling an Evolta minifig / cellphone charm with a 12-pack of Evolta batteries.
MSPainting Video Games (featured games: Donkey Kong, Super Mario Bros. 2, Zelda 1, & Yoshi’s Island)
Dr. Aizawa Jirou’s robots were previously on display in a museum in mostly non-functional condition. This video shows their former home and some working robots on display.
Art From Steel recycles material from the scrap yard into surprisingly detailed works of art.
Three videos of what a Japanese cityscape might look like as a scale model.
Takeji Nakagawa creates incredible robots, characters, and objects out of wood using a time-honored traditional process.