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An Incredible Look at Japan Through the Eyes of a Little Box Robot

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This is Danbo. A cardboard robot. And it’s out to explore the lush beauty in Japan.

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On 2ch, a recent thread with Danbo photos from late last month show provide a stunning look at Japan’s quieter, more reserved side.

The little Danbo figure is hardly new, and there have been Danbo action figure photos for years now. These, however, are especially nice.

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DISCUSSION

this place is no longer fun. bye.

i’m seriously in need of more space for my Danbo... cushions, iPhone cables, chargers, nuigurumi, t-shirts, etc... is in another closet... Kotobukiya’s always my first stop in Akiba now... but i don’t shoot enough with them https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set…