Is This Custom LEGO Mechatrobot the Future of Transportation?

LEGO Mechatrobot

Billed as the “world’s smallest Mechatrobot for children”, the Mechatro WeGo is Japan’s take on the future of children’s school commute. Playfully conceived by Sentinel Co. Ltd. as the ‘ideal’ mode of transportation in extremely mountainous areas and a new way of engaging in various recreational purposes, all of these may sound pretty cool more so if it can be actually real. We don’t know much about this mechanical wonder – where it came from, or what is its ultimate purpose. But one thing is for sure: it caught the attention of our mecha-genius LEGO designer Moko. We featured his transforming LEGO brick a couple of days ago, and now another robotic creation sprung into life in from his workshop – the aptly named LEGO Mechatrobot.

His rendition of the Mechatro WeGo maybe unassuming, not until you start peeling away the layers of this build will you see the depth of Moko’s inventiveness.

Like his transforming LEGO brick, Moko’s LEGO Mechatrobot is similarly articulated, capable of various poses and gestures.

You may follow Moko through his blog and same as before, it will be very, very helpful to hit Translate in Google Chrome’s address bar. In case you are still bit confused about this wonderful piece of Japanese pop-culture, RocketPunchArmy has a pretty neat product review on the actual Mechatro WeGo toy. Check this video.

 

Author: Albert Balanza

Teacher, student, dad, AFOL, psych geek & everything in between. :)

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