Bandai is manufacturing armored cats


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Originally published at: https://boingboing.net/2018/05/18/tenkomori-v-namimori.html


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Far less interesting than what I’d expected:


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Mattel had them beat by a few decades though.

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No sale. I’m holding out for mecha hamsters.

eta: to clarify, giant robot hamsters, being driven by hamsters.


#5

At first I thought these were somehow for actual cats. Now I know how I’m torturing my cat for Halloween.


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I want them all, and then I want a video game based off of them.


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How nice that there’s still room for something like this in the world without first requiring an animated cartoon or line of promotional comics. I might expect a “deluxe edition” with a little more fuzz.

This strikes me as the direct inspiration.
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See also: Dex-Starr of the Red Lantern Corps. [Click for album.]


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Edit: R.I.P. Mark Rogers, a super nice guy.


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Heck. I just want some for home with a nice view of the fish tank. My cat would absolutely love it.


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… inside even more enormous, armored transparent balls!


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Must. Have. All. The. Cats.


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