Tag Archives: Social media

Gundam entrances millions as giant robot steps out in Yokohama | Japan | Al Jazeera

Videos showing an 18-metre (59-foot) robot stepping out in the Japanese harbour city of Yokohama have entranced social media, pulling in more than six million views in the past week. The robot is the centrepiece of the Gundam Factory Yokohama, a tourist attraction whose opening has been delayed until December […]

Robot vacuum cleaner Roomba makes run for it, prompting woman to post ‘Missing’ ad | 7NEWS.com.au

A woman named Karen has set social media on fire with a very amusing “missing” advertisement. The notice – seen taped to a telegraph pole – is asking for help in locating the woman’s missing robot vacuum cleaner. It appears the Roomba, named “Higgins”, had disappeared while cleaning the house. […]

Robots from ‘Gundam’ series to greet 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic athletes from space | The Japan Times

Organizers of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games announced plans Wednesday to launch robots from the “Mobile Suit Gundam” anime series into space aboard a satellite that will broadcast messages of support to athletes. In the project, conducted in collaboration with the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency and the University […]

Robots from ‘Gundam’ series to greet 2020 Olympic athletes from space | The Japan Times

Organizers of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games announced plans Wednesday to launch robots from the anime “Mobile Suit Gundam” series into space aboard a satellite that will broadcast messages of support to athletes. In the project, conducted in collaboration with the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency and the University […]