Tag Archives: Akihabara

Famicon Cartridge Claw Game: Only In Japan

Akihabara is the place to be for us geeks. Travel through the city streets and your bound to come across one of these magnificent oddities. Case in point? This amazingly awesome claw machine filled with Famicon cartridges. Play for 100 (around $1.10) a pop. Sure, you could probably find most of these in a bargain bin at the store next ...

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Robot Death Race

Sure, watching the most impressive athletes in the world sprint a 500M is probably the most entertaining thing you’ve see in a long while, save for these racing robots from the the annual Robot Athletic Meet in Tokyo’s Akihabara district. Check out the robot on the left. He’s playing for keeps. It might appear as if it’s falling over due ...

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