u-diver

  • U-Diver: Bandai Japan's remote-controlled micro submarine

    U-Diver: Bandai Japan's remote-controlled micro submarine

    Japanese toy maker CCP has announced the U-Diver, its remote-controlled micro submarine, will be sold in Japan starting at the beginning of next month. CCP isn’t really an international company but belongs to the Bandai Namco group, meaning a future release outside Japan isn’t impossible. The U-Diver, which was showcased for the first time during the Tokyo Toy Show 2008 in June… Read More

  • Tokyo Toy Show coverage, part 3 (final): The coolest electronic toys on video

    Tokyo Toy Show coverage, part 3 (final): The coolest electronic toys on video

    The following videos I shot show some of the coolest electronic stuff (not including robots) I have come across at this year’s Tokyo Toy Show. Takara Tomy’s Aero Spider was especially impressive. The same company didn’t allow me to shoot a video of their awesome QFOs (mini UFOs attacking Tokyo). Sorry, but the pictures must do. More videos below… Read More