Amphibious Robot Snake

This awesome robot is known as ACM-R5, an amphibious robot snake. It was developed by at the Hirose Fukushima Lab in Japan. Each section of the ACM-R5 has its own CPU, power supply, motor, and paddles that allow it to swim effortlessly through the water and on land. Scientist can...

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The Decepticons Lucky Star

Never before have the Decepticons, arch enemy of the Autobots, looked so good. Here’s are the Decepticon’s version of the Lucky Star opening theme. This is one of the best fan made Lucky Star movies I have seen to date.

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Naruto: The Broken Bond Trailer

Naruto: The Broken Bond Trailer

I must admit, the Naruto: Broken Bond trailer does look very impressive. The days of feeling like you are actually taking part and shaping the story in an anime are not far off. By the time they make it to the Shippuden series, I can only imagine what the technology...

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Dragonball Movie Leak: Chi Chi vs Mai

Here’s a leaked clip from the upcoming Dragonball movie. Seems an extra had his mobile phone recording while they were filming. I’m sure this won’t wont be up long once FOX finds out. At the end, you will see Chi Chi yell and then run to Goku.

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Waterfall art in Fukuoka Japan

This amazing waterfall art piece is located in the Canal City shopping center in Fukuoka. I don’t think I have ever seen anything like it. It starts getting really good about the 4 minute mark. Canal City is a shopping center modeled after American shopping centers. You can find anything...

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What is she saying?

For the most part, Japanese has syllables that are easier to pronounce than a language such as English. Most of the Japanese syllables only have two letters. If you’re anything like me, when you listen to a person fluent in Japanese, sometimes you may miss the actual syllable. It may...

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Amazing Japan volleyball point

With the Beijing Olympics only 7 days away, I’m sure the blog-o-sphere is going to be buzzing with sports news.  I hope we have as much excitement during the games as this movie. Here’s a classic clip from a volleyball match between Japan and Brazil. I didn’t know that you...

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Manual vending machine

Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the plastic doors of soda vending machines? Here’s a pretty funny video about a manual vending machine in Japan. Even if you can’t understand Japanese, you can get the gist of what’s going on. Basically the girl is annoyed by having to...

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Robotic crab acts like crab

Bandai Japan has created this tiny robot that actually has characteristics of a real crab. It belongs to the Hex Bug line of Bandai, a line of toys that behave like the real life creature. When you turn on the crab robot, it will run sideways just like a real...

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Da Vinci surgical origami crane

Here’s a video that shows how cool the Da Vinci Surgical Robot arms really are. Surgeons use these robots to perform delicate work when inside the human body. At the end of the video, they show you just how large the crane really is. Needless to say, it’s so cool....

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Wii-mote foldable interactive displays

Johnny Lee is at it again. You may remember Mr. Lee from his Wii-mote head tracking display that I posted about a few months back. This time he is demonstrating work he has done using different types of flexible and foldable displays using Wii-mote tracking as well. Check out his...

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The Trons: Robot Rock Group

Even though this one’s from New Zealand, when I think of robots, I instantly think of Japan. New Zealand has their own four piece rock band with robotic members. The robots play real instruments, and are pretty good. Ham, Wiggy, Swamp, and Fifi make up the 4 member rock band,...

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