Why do we let Japan build a fire breathing robot baby?


Alright, so at the end of World War II, we took away Japan's military presence, leaving them with the Self Defense Force. They're only allowed to spend 2% of their GDP on the protectorate of the nation (which is still a hell of a lot of money), and so it leaves them with a lot of free time.

I guess that's why they built this giant killer robot. You know, for "art." At least that's what artist Yanobe Kenji says. According to him, the robot will be safe from the whims of evil men who want to conquer the world. "This giant toratan doll is the ultimate child's weapon, as it sings, dances, breathes fire, and follows only those orders given by children."

Oh great, let children control it. We'll be safe, then. The robot, sighted in Roppongi by Pink Tentacle, stands about 24 ft tall and is made of aluminum, steel, brass, FRP, and styrofoam. So I guess the best way to take it down would be with a giant magnet. Either that, or just start fighting the kids controlling the thing. They'll go down pretty easy.

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