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They're cute! They're jumping spider killer robot tanks. (Read
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|"very cool-how much?"
(cyberdozer 8/29/2006 5:19:54 PM)
|"Tachikoma's (and GITS) rock!
( 1/7/2007 1:16:22 PM)
|"This is NOT the toy that is for sale. The toy for sale is a 60% die cast metal toy. It has a USB connector and an application that plays some animated scenes that are reminiscent of the Tachikomatic days shorts. It does not move at all...well it does move it's center eye down and back to center.
It cost $220 to get it imported ($125 in Japan), and I am very disappointed."
( 2/26/2008 3:11:09 PM)
|"Ah Tachikomas, a Bolo's little sister.
I wodner why many anime and manga sf concepts have yet to be posted on technovelgy yet. Sure, some are just variations of previous ideas, but there a wide range of devices in other media (tv, movies, and video games) that would be nice to add to the glossary). "
(Gatomon41 11/12/2009 9:30:30 PM)
|"I agree - just use the contact form at the bottom of every page to add them."
(Bill Christensen 11/13/2009 7:29:49 AM)
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