Gigantic Fire-Breathing Robot Babies Have Taken Over Roppongi

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Japan's eclectic taste (at least by my subdued, antisocial New England standards) has spawned this robot baby art project thing in the streets of Roppongi. When I pictured the Apocalypse, it looked, I dunno, different.

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Called Giant Torayan, this seven meter tall fire-breathing baby monstrosity is the work of artist Kenji Yanobe, who was obviously abused by a baby or a bad man dressed in an Astro Boy costume at some point in his life.

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Giant Torayan will join a host of of other robots and sculptures around the neighborhood as part of an art night that will see the place turned into a "robot-themed wonderland."

Trends in Japan has video of the robobaby in action. [Tokyomango and Pink Tentacle]

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velvetwoodstock

Why does the united states not have fully functional Gundam suits yet? Japan even has them for their babies.