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As part of Japan’s quest to make Ghost in the Shell real, a 1/2 scale Tachikoma robot is going on display in Tokyo and Osaka. It’s not yet on sale, but according to Famitsu, folks can enjoy communicating with the smart app connected bot.

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Brian Ashcraft

Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored five books, including most recently, Japanese Whisky: The Ultimate Guide to the World's Most Desirable Spirit.