$1.25 Million Giant Robot On Sale Now, Over 3,000 Orders Accepted From Around the World

Earlier this year, we reported on the world’s first boardable, commercially available mecha (aka giant robot).  At the time, KURATAS, standing at 3.8 meters tall and weighing in at 4,500 kilograms (about 5 tons), was not yet available for purchase and we were only given a vague release date of “sometime later this year.”  Fans of Gundam/things that are awesome were left in the dark, wondering when their dream of owning a diesel-powered robot would finally be realized.

Ladies and Gentlemen, “sometime later this year” is NOW!

Suidobashi Heavy Industry is currently accepting orders for KURATAS at the cool price of 100 million yen (US $1.25 million).

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