Astro Boy Teaches Science at Japanese Museum
posted on by Lynzee Loveridge
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!]