Go inside a giant Japanese concrete-crushing robot

Japan’s got another robot. But this one isn’t selling coffee or checking you into a hotel. No, this one has industrial metal claws on both hands, monster truck tires and a seat for you to sit in. Taguchi Industrial makes heavy-duty construction equipment. Its vehicles, featuring the same claws, were used following both the Tohoku tsunami and Kobe earthquake to clear debris. “Super Guzzilla” (there’s no “Original Guzzilla” — we checked), is what future construction vehicles will look like — at least according to this company.

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