Control Gigantor With Your Netbook

Posted by Michael Pinto on Dec 13, 2009 in Animation, Japanese TV

Shown above is an NTT ad for the Docomo for PC service which features Tetsujin 28-go, which is lovingly known to American fans as Gigantor. I love how while the two giant robots are destroying Tokyo the Docomo PC user is still spellbound by his nifty software…

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Gigantor: 6 Full Scale Videos of a 60 Foot Tall Robot

Posted by Michael Pinto on Oct 6, 2009 in Animation

Gigantor statue in Kobe, JapanWeighing in at about 50 tons and costing $1.5 million dollars the now famous Gigantor (原寸大鉄人28号) statute is the hit of Kobe, Japan. I figured at this point that everyone has seen all the photos of this 60 foot tall wonder, however some amazing videos are just starting to flood YouTube. Here are some of the coolest that I’ve come across so far that can give you a sense of scale: Read more…

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A Gigantor Action Figure Goes Skateboarding

Posted by Michael Pinto on Dec 1, 2008 in Animation

Animator Patrick Boivin hails from Montreal, Canada and he seems to love toys and robots as evidenced from this other video:

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