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  1. Robowaiter won't take side-orders

    Posted Jul 29th 2006, 12:00am by Quinton Chan

    ... with Quinton Chan Do you fancy being served by a robot in a restaurant? Although it sounds like something that could only happen in movies or cartoons, Hong Kong's first robot restaurant has now opened in Tseung Kwan O. The western-style dining place features three robots, with a 'waiter' taking orders, a 'worker' bringing the food ...

  2. Meals on wheels

    Posted Sep 10th 2006, 12:00am by Grace M.W. Wong

    ... to customers' tables. Robot 3- the smallest of the trio- looks as if it has stepped out of a Japanese cartoon as it performs a series of acrobatic moves. Robot 4 is due in the kitchen this autumn ... Grace M.W. Wong Cyber-service has come to Hong Kong. Robot Kitchen, the city's first restaurant with robot waiters, was born when Joyce Fung Yik-yan took over an ordinary eatery ...

  3. Classic robot pioneer

    Posted Sep 03rd 2006, 12:00am by James Whittle

    ... weapons, such as the Break Claw, Battle Kita, and Ultra Electromagnetic Ray, Yo-yo and Hurricane. It was an exciting anime series that pioneered the robot anime genre. ... the group is also known for such favourites as Captain Tsubasa, Digimon, the Dragon Ball series, Saint Seiya and Slam Dunk. Choudenji Robo was the first to introduce the idea of several machines ...

  4. HK wins top honours at robot contest

    Posted Aug 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Underwater Robot Challenge earlier this year. They competed against 24 teams in the US. At the finals, teams were required to perform a series of complex tasks while controlling an ROV underwater ... A group of Hong Kong students have become the first overseas team to win major honours at an underwater robotics competition held in the United States. Five Form Six students from Shau Kei ...

  5. Classic anime remake

    Posted Jul 16th 2006, 12:00am by James Whittle

    ... dimension located at the centre of our planet. Our hero, Tsuwabaki Daiya, lost his father in the first Darius attack. Daiya is rescued by the crew of the dragon robot battleship, Daiku Maryu, ...

  6. Mech wars on Earth

    Posted Dec 24th 2006, 12:00am by James Whittle

    ... to availability on all modern consoles and portable gaming systems. The game's main appeal was that it incorporated robots and mechs from a vast number of anime series, and let players control ... James Whittle SRW-OG-DW (TV version) There are mech battles galore in video-game-inspired anime Super Robot Wars Original Generation Divine Wars (SRW-OG-DW). After a successful three-part ...

  7. Run Robot Run: live and clicking

    Posted Jun 01st 2006, 12:00am by Alan Warboys

    ... It's about time the techno crew came out of their shells, writes Alan Warboys Ten years after the creative collective known as Robot started their sprawling and somewhat ad hoc ... instruments to their cut-up experiments and, by the time of the first Rockit festival in late 2003, they were ready for their live debut. Three years on, the Robot live experience has developed ...

  8. Classic anime uncut

    Posted Jul 30th 2006, 12:00am by James Whittle

    ... the God Phoenix that can destroy enemy mechas and robots. Some parents may recognise this anime series from their youth and it has gone through various incarnations over the years. It is known ... James Whittle Kagaku Ninja Tai Gatchaman (DVD) Otakus can now watch all 105 episodes of 1972 anime classic, Kagaku Ninja Tai Gatchaman, on DVD. The series, which translates ...

  9. All at sea

    Posted Jun 29th 2006, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... in art. Although Chernick might take No Restraint as a sign of Barney's unlimited creativity and also a contrast to his Drawing Restraint series- which involves Barney testing his own limits ...

  10. FROM THE VAULT: 1956

    Posted Nov 19th 2006, 12:00am by Peter Walbrook

    ... of Hollywood, Forbidden Planet was a major influence on much that followed in its wake, from the Star Trek television series, to Star Wars, to Steven Spielberg's recent reworking of The War ... Morbius, and his daughter (Anne Francis, wearing possibly the first movie miniskirt), who are both admirably served by the capable Robby the Robot. Morbius has been busy studying the planet's ...




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