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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.


Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored six books, including most recently, The Japanese Sake Bible.

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