Ceatec Day 3 -- mascots, bling and 3D (of course)

Scenes from the show floor of Ceatec 2009.

Ceatec 2009 mascot
Cute mascot madness at Ceatec 2009. Scott Ard/CNET

CHIBA, Japan--It wouldn't be a Japanese gadget show without overly cutesy mascots or robots would it?

This year's show did not disappoint in that respect. We also caught a glimpse of giant TVs, a gold-encrusted desktop PC, and a seriously gross/awesome 3D surgery demo. Hit the photos below for more.

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Erica Ogg is a CNET News reporter who covers Apple, HP, Dell, and other PC makers, as well as the consumer electronics industry. She's also one of the hosts of CNET News' Daily Podcast. In her non-work life, she's a history geek, a loyal Dodgers fan, and a mac-and-cheese connoisseur.


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