SANKYO Co., Ltd. held a press conference for their pachinko machine Fever Mobile Suit Gundam - Operation V
This new product is scheduled to debut at pachinko parlors nationwide in Japan (Spring 2015).
Second pachinko title of Mobile Suit Gundam
The long-awaited second pachinko title of Fever Mobile Suit Gundam—Operation V, a collaboration with the legendary and monumental anime Mobile Suit Gundam, will finally be released. Fever Mobile Suit Gundam—Operation V is a complete replication of the televised anime series Mobile Suit Gundam through pachinko.
New gaming performance
This machine adopts the new Fortune frame and a board with various impressive gadgets. The synergy unleashed by the powerful combination of illumination and sound effects creates a mind-blowing gaming experience and performance that surpasses the first title in the series. Just as with the first title, we worked once again with NAMCO BANDAI Games Inc. to make the video images and clips. The graphics of the computer graphics produced by our team of SANKYO and Gundam creators maximizes the overwhelming potential of the national phenomenon of Mobile Suit Gundam. Through the new gaming performance, we are confident this new machine will deliver all the allure of Mobile Suit Gundam in a truly distinctive way that is radically different from the first title. Details will be announced on our special website below from January 2015 onward.
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Suidobashi Heavy Industry KURATAS - Listed On Amazon (Japan) For 120,000,000 Yen!
Kōgorō Kurata, the creator of the hydraulic 4-meter, 4-ton rideable robot Kuratas, listed on Amazon (Japan) with a price tag of 120,000,000 yen or roughly US$1.2245 million.
* Dubbed Kuratas, the five-ton, four-wheeled device was created in Japan
*The robot suit can be controlled by sitting inside it or using an iPhone
*It can be fitted with a weapons system that fires when the user smiles
* Kuratas is not capable of walking, but is able to drive at 6mph (10 km/h)
Kōgorō Kurata is an iron craftsman who is best known for building a life-size VOTOMS statue. Despite the robot's appearance and presentation, it is still considered an "art piece" according to the official promotional videos. The robot uses Wataru Yoshizaki's robotic control software V-Sido (a homonym for "bushido") to move around. With Yoshizaki's help, Kurata has been developing the robot since January of 2010.