Japan just casually unveiled a giant robot. Looking like something out of the Transformers movies, this bad boy is 59 feet tall and far more terrifying than it is meant to be. At least, I’m assuming it’s not meant to be terrifying.

Has no one in Japan watched any sci-fi movies or Doctor Who? At least when we’ve been keeping our robots small, we can kid ourselves with the fact that we could take ’em on.

Yes, this is a pretty cool thing. Yes, it’s a feat to make a giant robot that actually moves. Yes, robots already exist and our cars and homes are filled with AI. But, damn, Japan. This is some next-level technology shit that is…

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Michelle Lee-Ann

Michelle Lee-Ann

A lover of all things Karl Lagerfeld, Golden Girls enthusiast, and finds happiness in books from Hemingway to Harlequin. A writer of rantings, essays & romance.