February 1, 2009

Cool Amazon Robot Party

A Danboard is a "robot" that showed up in volume 5 (I think - I'm only up to 3) of the Yotsubato! manga. It isn't really a robot, it is actually one of the characters from the manga dressed up as a robot made from carboard boxes. The main character, Yotsuba, thinks it is a real robot and hilarity ensues.

Thanks to Matt, the previous occupant of my desk, I've got a huge Danboard robot peeking out over the cube wall. I really like it. I also bought the normal sized version, and then the mini version when it came out in December of 2008. I was really surprised; those guys were the top sellers for weeks at Amazon.co.jp's hobby store, and now they aren't available new any more. The prices shot up quite a bit and now they are hard to get.

I'm glad I've got my two cute robots though.



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Re: Cool Amazon Robot Party
Yay! Danbo is still there! :D

I really want a mini danbo, though! I got the regular size one while I was there, but I just missed the mini one :(
Posted 12 years, 6 months ago by Matt • @wwwReply
Re: Cool Amazon Robot Party
Yep, still there. We move in a month or two, but I'm going to try to set him up in the new cube.
Posted 12 years, 6 months ago by Fugu • @wwwReply
Re: Cool Amazon Robot Party
Move? Where are you moving to? :o
Posted 12 years, 6 months ago by Matt • • wwwReply
Re: Cool Amazon Robot Party
Uh, a different floor. :)
Posted 12 years, 6 months ago by Fugu • @wwwReply
Re: Cool Amazon Robot Party
Oh neat. Which one?
Posted 12 years, 6 months ago by Matt • • • Reply

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