Monday, August 8th, 2016

Man Creates Actual Fighting Robot Inspired by Virtua Fighter's Akira Yuki


A Youtuber by the name of Holypong posted a 4-minute video showcasing a fully-functional robot that he created based on Virtua Fighter's Akira Yuki. His robot, originally named "Automo 08," has the ability to throw different kinds of punches and perform several martial arts movements. It even nails Akira's classic VF1 stance animation! The video (below) begins by showing part of the creation process behind the Akira robot and then demonstrates what it can do.

Since the video is in Japanese and hasn't been translated, we don't currently have any specific details about the Akira robot or its creation process. All we know is that it's beyond awesome. We'll add additional details to the article once we find out more.

Also note the Akira robot has a first generation Sega Saturn console on its back... (perhaps the ultimate source of its astounding power).

Sources:  HolypongKotakuRobo-one
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