Sharp Makes Gundam Haro Robot Vacuums

posted on by Jennifer Sherman
Gundam Front Tokyo unveils character vacuums in green, red "Char ver." types

The Gundam Front Tokyo entertainment complex announced on Thursday that it is collaborating with Japanese electronics maker Sharp to produce Haro robot vacuums. The robot character Haro appears in numerous Gundam anime and video games, and it has become a mascot character for the Gundam franchise and Sunrise anime studio.

The latest edition in the Cocorobo line of robotic vacuum cleaners will be available in green "Haro type" and red "Haro (Char ver.) type" versions. Each unit features a plasmacluster ion generator for air purification and a voice recognition function. The collaboration model vacuum will also use Haro's voice to respond to users.

Gundam Front Tokyo opened on the seventh floor of the of Diver City Tokyo Plaza on Tokyo's Odaiba island next to the newly rebuilt 1/1-scale Gundam statue in April. The complex's features include a collection of plastic models from throughout the franchise's history and a hemispherical dome theater. The Gundam Front Tokyo shop also offers a variety of exclusive souvenirs and promotional items.

[Via Hachima Kikō]

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