1930s Japanese robot


Yasutaro Mitsui with his steel humanoid, circa early 1930s. Dig those crazy vacuum tubes…

Robot of the day – Link

6 thoughts on “1930s Japanese robot

  1. petesweb says:

    I LOVE IT!

    The vac tubes are the best.

  2. monopole says:

    Attack! Imperial Floral Assault Team!

  3. Jack-of-Most-Trades says:

    Domo Arrigato, Mr. Roboto….
    Sorry, couldn’t resist, and I’ve had that Earworm running around all weekend…

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Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. His free weekly-ish maker tips newsletter can be found at garstipsandtools.com.

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