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Astro Boy Teaches Science at Japanese Museum

posted on by Lynzee Loveridge
New exhibit lets visitors experience powers from Astro Boy, Cyborg 009, Doraemon, more

Odaiba's Miraikan National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation launched a science exhibit featuring popular manga characters on Saturday. The "Experience Manga through Science Exhibit ~Dream Heroes who Transcend Time~" features characters from Doraemon, Kaibutsu-kun, Cyborg 009, Astro Boy, and Himitsu no Akko-chan.

The exhibit introduces visitors to facial image recognition, voice recognition, stop-motion goggles, and image processing technology in a hands-on environment, simulating famous manga characters' powers and allowing visitors to have the "experience" mentioned in the exhibit's title.

The museum will run the special exhibit from July 7 to October 15.

[Via Anime! Anime!]

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