That's just awesome.
And it's coming to Japan! Whee!
Big black reference FTW!
This makes the "art cars" at Burning Man look even MORE lame.
But does it shoot circular saw blades?
Wait a minute. That's only a step away from a mobile suit. Time to build a Gundam?
Nah, unfortunately it's not supporting its own weight. It's held up by cranes in the background.
The Beeb put up a few video clips.
Aw. I thought it was an actual walking arthromechaÃ¶ctopod. This is less cool. Still pretty damn cool though.
The best bit was where it picked up a spectator and ate him whole
Do you welcome our new mechanical spider overlords?
Saw this on Rocketboom a few weeks ago -- the closeups of the people on the underside of the beast and watching how they coordinate the movements of all the limbs was really impressive.
Carpool via giant mecha spider, anyone?
This really looks like my idea of a party...