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Giant Robot Goods: 8.20.13 – Stories Artwork Now Available Online!

    Nikki McClure New Goods We have a handful of new and wonderful products from artist Nikki McClure that includes books, calendars, and journals. Pop! x The Walking Dead Plushes Funko’s Pop! plushes have teamed up with AMC’s Walking Dead! Have Daryl, Rick, or a zombie join you...

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Giant Robot Time: 6.21.13 – Yukinori Dehara Figure Exhibition opens next Sat. 6.29 at GR2!

giant robot time: 6.21.13 | art by: sun-min kim   My Neighbor Totoro Plushes Officially licensed Studio Ghibli plushes straight from Miyazaki’s classic film. Uglydoll Superman Babo & Batman Ice-Bat Pre-order your Uglydoll x DC Comics plushes today. Each plush or tag will be signed by Uglydoll creator David Horvath...

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Giant Robot Time: 5.3.13 – Strange Symbiosis opening reception this Sat. 5.4 at GR2

giant robot time: 5.3.13 | art by: iwai shunji     STRANGE SYMBIOSIS MAY 4 – MAY 22, 2013 OPENING RECEPTION: SAT., MAY 4, 6:30-10PM Four Person Group Exhibition featuring Scott Tolleson, Leecifer, J*Ryu and Aaron Brown The world of indie toys and figures have crested and the artists involved...

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Giant Robot Time: 4.26.13 – Iwai Shunji solo exhibition reception this Sat. 4.27 at GR2

 giant robot time: 4.26.13 | art by: iwai shunji    OUT OF THE FILMS PICTURES AND WORK BY IWAI SHUNJI APRIL 27 – MAY 2, 2013 (ONE WEEK EXHIBITION) OPENING RECEPTION: SAT., APRIL 27, 6:30-10PM A solo exhibition of works by director, Iwai Shunji. “Generally, people call me a Director...

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Giant Robot Goods: 4.23.13 – Gifts that Grow

    OPTRIXX CAMERA Just point your real camera lens through the back and capture the world with bug-eyed vision – kaleidoscope style! UGLYDOLL UGLYPILLOW Super comfy pillows that feature a lovable character on each side. PRETTY ODD FLOWER / UGLY VEGETABLE PLANT KIT Grow your own “strange and...

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Giant Robot Time: 4.19.13 – Iwai Shunji solo exhibition reception next Sat. 4.27 at GR2

giant robot time: 4.19.13 | art by: mark todd     OUT OF THE FILMS PICTURES AND WORK BY IWAI SHUNJI APRIL 27 – MAY 2, 2013 (ONE WEEK EXHIBITION) OPENING RECEPTION: SAT., APRIL 27, 6:30-10PM A solo exhibition of works by director, Iwai Shunji. “Generally, people call me a...

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Giant Robot Time: 4.12.13 – Luke Chueh & Scott Tolleson plush release party this Sat. 4.13 at GR2

  giant robot time: 4.12.13 | art by: james kochalka        BARTHOLOMEW PUNCHYFACE RELEASE PARTY LUKE CHUEH AND SCOTT TOLLESON SATURDAY, APRIL 13, 5-8PM The official release of the first plush collaboration between artists Luke Chueh and Scott Tolleson. Bartholomew Punchyface is the collaborative efforts of artists Luke...

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Giant Robot Goods: 4.9.13 – Matt Furie & Mark Todd artwork now available

      * James Kochalka artwork will be available today at ~5pm pst CAROLYN SUSUKI — ASSORTED CARDS Carolyn Suzuki designs the cutest cards around. Show your loved ones you care and have good design sense. TAKASHI MURAKAMI — ASSORTED GOODS A new exhibition by Takashi Murakami will...

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Giant Robot Time: 4.5.13 – Facial Recognition opening reception this Sat. 4.6 at GR2

giant robot time: 4.5.13 | art by: james kochalka   FACIAL RECOGNITION APRIL 6 – APRIL 24, 2013 OPENING RECEPTION: SATURDAY, APRIL 6, 6:30-10PM Three Person Group Exhibition featuring James Kochalka, Matt Furie and Mark Todd James Kochalka is a comic book artist, musician, and more hailing from Burlington, Vermont....

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Giant Robot Time: 3.29.13 – Facial Recognition opening reception next Sat. 4.6 at GR2

giant robot time: 3.29.13 | art by: deth p. sun   JAVA JR. COFFEE CREAMER Classic diner coffee pot shaped mini creamer! U-LOCK KEYCHAIN Resembles the U-lock used to lock your bike up. FINGERSTACHE TEMPORARY TATTOOS Put them on your finger and presto, mustachioed! COLD HARD CASH ICE CUBE TRAY...

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Giant Robot Time: 3.22.13 – Seasonal Changes artwork now available online

giant robot time: 3.22.13 | art by: deth p. sun   BIGFOOT THE FOREST WARLORD VINYL FIGURES Bigfoot has released some very impressive limited edition vinyl figures! DETH P. SUN VARIOUS DRAWINGS ZINE Collection of Deth P. Sun’s favorite drawings he made in 2012. DETH P. SUN BOAT PRINT Archival...

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Meltdowns at Fukushima Daiichi Wake-up Call for Japanese Robotics Makers

TOKYO ~ Two years ago this week explosions and meltdowns at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Genpatsu in northeastern Japan created this nation’s worst man-disaster. The ability to perform heavy duty repair work in the highly radioactive environs of a damaged nuclear reactor was one of the first obstacles that nuclear...

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Japanese Elected Official Barred from Meetings for Wearing Wrestling Mask

OITA  ~ “Skull Reaper Eiji” (transliterated as “Skull Reaper A-ji” by the Western press) was elected to the city council in this city on the southernmost Japanese island of Kyushu back in February promising local folks educational reform and improved social welfare facilities. He managed to garner only 2,828...

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Giant Robot Time: 3.15.13 – Seasonal Changes opening reception this Sat. 3.16 at GR2

 giant robot time: 3.15.13 | art by: jen corace     SEASONAL CHANGES MARCH 16 – APRIL 3, 2013 OPENING RECEPTION: SATURDAY, MARCH 16, 6:30-10PM Four Person Group Exhibition featuring Hellen Jo, Jen Corace, Deth P. Sun, and Gosha Levochkin. Hellen Jo works in animation in Los Angeles, and displays...

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Earthquake Early-warning System Successful During Recent So. Calif. Temblor

OH, CALM DOWN… We note that there was a presser March 13 announcing that the beta-test of an earthquake early-warning system had been a success during the 4.7 temblor (I love that word) that shook the desert in California’s Riverside County, ironically, on Monday, the second anniversary of Japan’s...

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Haven’t Tried Trader Joe’s Dried Kimchi Yet?

GR’s fearless iron-stomach-ed friends over at KoreAm give you a running commentary on the hottest dehydrated napa cabbage Asian snack food sensation manufactured by non-Asians and available right next to the Cajun hummus at Trader Joe’s. 

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Jett Ling Song

Born to TV journalist Lisa Ling and Dr. Paul Y. Song, radiological oncologist, a baby girl, Jett Ling Song, their first child, March 8 in Santa Monica. The host of the Oprah Winfrey Network’s long-form investigative journalism showcase OUR AMERICA, Ling, 39, captured this priceless moment of her baby...

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Giant Robot Time: 3.8.13 – Game Night 13 is this Sat. 3.9 at GR2

giant robot time: 3.8.13 | print by: souther salazar     GAME NIGHT 13 FEATURING: HOTLINE MIAMI AND TUNING SATURDAY, MARCH 9, 6-10PM In conjunction with Meat Bun Apparel, Angry Bananas, Attract Mode and Giant Robot, we are proud to host Game Night 13, an event that takes place at GR2...

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Giant Robot Time: 3.1.13 – Game Night 13 is next Sat. 3.9 at GR2

giant robot time: 3.1.13 | print by: sean chao   GAME NIGHT 13 HOTLINE MIAMI AND TUNING SATURDAY, MARCH 9, 6-10PM In conjunction with Meat Bun Apparel, Angry Bananas, Attract Mode and Giant Robot, we are proud to host Game Night 13, an event that takes place at GR2 about...

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Giant Robot Time: 2.22.13 – Luke Rook figure exhibition opening reception this Sat. 2.23 at GR2

giant robot time: 2.22.13 | artwork by: jeremiah ketner     LUKE ROOK IS GRODY TO THE MAX FEB 23 – MAR 13, 2013 OPENING RECEPTION: SAT, FEB 23, 6:30-10PM Luke Rook is a toy maker who moved to Japan to pursue his dreams of being part of the toy world....

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