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Japanese Artist Creates Superb Mecha Creatures Out of LEGO Bricks

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If you don’t know what “mecha” means, here’s the definition: “The term mecha may refer to both scientific ideas and science-fiction genres that center on giant robots or machines controlled by people. Mechas are typically depicted as humanoid walking vehicles.” Continue reading »

Combat Mechs of The Future (and Some Robot Trashmen): Art by Sheng Lam

Sheng Lam is a Korean concept artist and avid robot fan who devotes all his free time to drawing futuristic mechs and other unusual vehicles. Continue reading »

Bizarre Paintings Of Mecha Robots And Werewolves Attacking East European Peasants Of The Early 20th Century

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The Polish artist Jakub Rozalski, who goes by the sobriquet “Mr. Werewolf,” has produced an amusing series of steampunk-ish canvases in which serene and idyllic rustic landscapes of what seem to be Eastern Europe (Rozalski’s very back yard, you might say) in the early decades of the 20th century feature the prominent and inexplicable existence of completely fictitious giant mecha robots. Continue reading »

Rideable «Kuratas» Robot Mecha Unveiled at Wonder Festival

Japanese electronics company Suidobashi Heavy Industry unveils its latest robot “Kuratas” as a crowd of people take photographs at the Wonder Festival in Chiba, suburban Tokyo on July 29, 2012. The Kuratas robot, which will go on sale with a price tag of one million USD, measures four meters in height, weighs four tons and has four wheeled legs that can either be controlled remotely through the 3G network or by a human seated within the cockpit. (Photo by Yoshikazu Tsuno/AFP Photo) Continue reading »