4-meter, 4-ton robot to be demoed at upcoming Wonder Festival event
[News via AnimeNewsNetwork]
Kōgorō Kurata, an iron craftsman who is best known for building a life-size VOTOMSstatue, plans to display his moving "Kuratas" iron robot, which is 4 meters tall (about 13 feet tall), weighs approximately 4 tons, and features a cockpit, at the upcoming Wonder Festival event on July 29. The robot uses Wataru Yoshizaki's robotic control software V-Sido to move around. With Yoshizaki's help, Kurata has been developing the robot since January of 2010.