Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

Like Us on Facebook

Technabob is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.
As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Disclosure.

Tsutenkaku Towerbot Makes Almost as Much Sense as a Godzillabot

 |  |  |  |  |  March 16, 2010


You got to hand it to the Japanese, they’re always coming up with the wackiest concepts. In an era in which we are trying to make robots look more human or just make them more useful, there’s nothing like this tower-shaped robot to get to the heart of the matter.

tower robot japan osaka

Tsutenkaku is its name, and from the promotional video, it makes me think that the goal is to actually produce a gigantic building Transformer robot. This robot is about 5’6″ high, and no less than 7 different Japanese companies thought that it was a good idea to produce a walking tower robot like this.

Apparently, the robot was created to help make Osaka cooler. For some reason, they thought that a robot, which could strike poses and light up like a Christmas tree, would accomplish this. It’s scheduled to make its debut next week in Tokyo.

tower robot japan osaka

[via Plastic Pals]



GlenDronach Cask Strength Batch 10

GlenDronach Cask Strength Batch 10

How Toilets Are Made by Hand

How Toilets Are Made by Hand

The Treadwheel Crane

The Treadwheel Crane

The Bradley GT Was a VW Bug Turned into a Sports Car

The Bradley GT Was a VW Bug Turned into a Sports Car

2024 Ford Mustang Dark Horse Enters the Pony Car Race

2024 Ford Mustang Dark Horse Enters the Pony Car Race

The Pagani Utopia Is a Rolling Work of Art… with 864 Horsepower and a Manual Transmission

The Pagani Utopia Is a Rolling Work of Art… with 864 Horsepower and a Manual Transmission

Advertisement