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Japanese Kuratas mecha gets decked out in Microsoft Windows logos

The $1.3 million rideable robot gets the Microsoft Windows treatment for the Windows Spring Festival 2014 held at Akihabara, Japan.

By May 6, 2014

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Pilots wanted for giant mech robot Kuratas

Inspired by animated mecha, Kuratas brings the sensation of piloting a 13-foot combat robot down to Earth.

By July 30, 2012

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Kuratas: In the giant robot garage (pictures)

We all dream about piloting giant robots, but Japanese ironsmith Kogoro Kurata actually builds them.

8 Images July 30, 2012

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Working robot mecha suit is built for kids

Sakakibara Kikai's latest drivable robot exoskeleton comes with a power drill hand. What else could junior want?

By May 8, 2013

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$24,000 Transform Robot goes from car to humanoid

Kenji Ishida wants to build a full-scale Autobot. It all starts with this RC toy.

By December 6, 2012

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'Patlabor' giant robot prop is broodingly awesome

The classic mecha series is getting live-action treatment with director Mamoru Oshii at the helm.

By August 16, 2013

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Finally, a giant hexapod tank you can drive

Inventor Matt Denton has built a fully operational hexapod robot that you can drive around. Yet another reason to be careful on the roads these days, folks.

By April 3, 2013

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Is 'Pacific Rim' a retelling of Japanese anime 'Evangelion'?

While there are strong similarities between the two mecha-versus-monster tales, Guillermo del Toro's stunning visual roller-coaster goes in its own direction.

By July 16, 2013

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This week in Crave: The shipping-now edition

This week, we moved in to our new disaster-proof home in a shipping container and tried really hard not to start every sentence by saying "hashtag."

By August 4, 2012

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Giant fembots land in Tokyo's red light district

Untold millions have gone into creating a bizarre floor show of 10-foot-tall robots and dancing girls.

By August 2, 2012