Archive for June, 2007

A Robot That Sells Food

Thursday, June 14th, 2007

Robots that sell food are all over Japan. This is a vending machine that sells meals. At many small, cheap restaurants (especially curry and ramen shops) you select and purchase your food using a vending machine which dispenses meal tickets. Simply give your meal tickets to the staff, and you’re all set! The restaurant staff [...]

Pokemon Plane

Monday, June 4th, 2007

ANA’s pokemon-themed planes are fairly well-known these days, but just in case you haven’t seen them I’ve posted some pics below. As you can see, there are several with different designs. The interior sports pokemon decor as well, but not as intense as the exterior. Flight attendants (called “cabin attendants” in Japan but that’s a [...]