Japanese rescue mecha - with video

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  1. Sokar

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    http://pc.watch.impress.co.jp/docs/2006/0202/tmsuk.htm

    The site's in japanese, but the pictures, and the source of the link suggest it's some sort of new japanese mecha designed for aiding in roadside emergencies. It seemed to lift that car pretty easily, so I'm assuming that's the kind of stuff it was designed for.

    The videos are scattered throughout the image links farther down the page, but have avi and wmv listed in the link descriptions

    Also, this is remote controlled it appears, not sentient, but it is a step in the right direction I'd say
     
  2. King Starscream

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    But does it transform?
     
  3. Sokar

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    I don't think so...
    But it does have a fugly paint scheme, so there should be a hasbro sticker somewhere on there...
     
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    Wonder if there'll be a black repaint.
     
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    dont forget the lucky draw gold & Silver version :p 
     
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    The real question is: Does it have good articulation?
     
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    I'm gonna wait for the Hasbro version.
     
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    Those Crazy japanese...

    We need military mehcs people. MILITARY mechs.. Scare the crap out of the enemy with giant killer robots..
     
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    Already on it''s way. ;) 
     
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    All we need now are little trashcan-sized robots that help us fly our fighter planes and we're well on our way TO TEH FUTUREZ!!!!111
     
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    Now that is how we should fight the "War on Terror"
     
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    Hehe, it's Horyu! Unless this is a new model. But there is certainly a Japanese rescue vehicle / robot named after the character from Gaogaigar.
     
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    Agreed. Imagine them expecting a Humvee or a tank and a 30 ft tall super armored mecha walks down the street. That would scare the crap out of anyone..
     
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