life through the eyes of a 6-inch robot

Robot's Diary

Red Square 11/03/2019
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Visiting the main tourist attraction of Russia with a guest from Japan!
Maker Faire 09/09/2018
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Getting acquainted with robots and touching futuristic inventions at Maker Faire Moscow.
J-Fest 04/08/2018
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Visiting J-Fest, the summer festival of contemporary Japanese culture!
SUPERFLAT 02/02/2018
Immersing into the SUPERFLAT space of the contemporary Japanese artist Takashi Murakami.
Assembling Gourai 16/06/2017
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Polytech 27/05/2017
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Polytech Festival is a weird blend of superficial popular science attractions for children and high-tech contemporary art with a great depth of meaning.
Japanese Games 23/04/2017
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It's baffling how people still use analogue games despite the availability of electronic devices! I can understand games like kendama and yo-yo tsuri, but...
Hashtag Louvre 19/11/2016
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Hashtag Louvre: a curation microproject about the borders of contemporary art...
What's The Color of The Black Sea? 04/11/2016
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Studying the colors of the Black Sea on this cloudy and windy day.
When Sakura Blooms 01/05/2016
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It's amazing how contemplating blooming sakura helps one write tanka.
A Midsummer Night's Dream. Blue 01/07/2015
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Adventures in an incredible land of lakes and greenery
A Midsummer Night's Dream. Red 01/07/2015
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Going off to uncharted territories in a balloon.
Solar Eclipse 20/03/2015
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Around noon, Moscow time, of 20 March 2015, a full solar eclipse started...
Valentine's Day 14/02/2015
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Enjoying delicous chocolate on Saint Valentine's Day!
Big Shelf Anime Figure Expo 2014 01/11/2014
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Photos of 'Big Shelf 2014' anime figure and doll expo.
Riichi Mahjong 07/09/2014
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Not everyone knows that true 'mahjong' is a game with intricate rules which is close to poker, and not a pyramid of pretty tiles after all...
Moscow Flower Show 07/07/2014
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Moscow Flower Show, also known as International Moscow Garden And Flower Festival, fell on the beginning of July—which also means the peak of the heat...
Water, Stone, Wood 27/04/2014
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And to me, the one thing that is better than heights, is the height that got some waterfalls!..
Hanami 27/04/2014
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Japanese garden of the Moscow Botanical Garden is a nice place not only for cosplay, but also for hanami—watching blooming sakura...
Gingerbread House 31/12/2013
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Taking a bite from a Christmas gingerbread house with some frosting!
Big Shelf 2013 Anime Figure Expo 12/10/2013
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Photos of 'Big Shelf' anime figure and doll expo.
How To Catch A Dragonfly 07/08/2013
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A short manual on catching wild dragonflies in the open.
Country Days 03/08/2013
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Going to the countryside for some fresh air and sunbathing.
From Petersburg To Moscow By Sapsan 29/07/2013
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The classical journey from Petersburg to Moscow... by a high speed Sapsan train!
At Aurora 28/07/2013
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A short visit to the old Aurora cruiser in Saint Petersburg.
On Meteor To Peterhof 27/07/2013
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Sailing for the Peterhof Palace on an old Meteor and enjoying the water views of Petersburg.
Mini Petersburg 26/07/2013
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Visiting the bronze 'Mini Saint Petersburg' installation next to Gorkovskaya metro station in Alexander garden.
Ostankino Tower 18/07/2013
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Ostankino Tower and Tokyo Sky Tree are separated by at least 45 years, 7 and a half thousand kilometers and 94 meters in height...
Airplanes And Robots 17/07/2013
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Not so far from the model of a rocket carrier on the Industrial square of VDNKh you can find an airplane...
Rockets And Robots 16/07/2013
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The point of our today's destination is the past. Of course I'm not talking about moving in time but instead about moving in space...
Frogs vs. Robots 13/07/2013
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What can explain the fact that a hungry frog attacked me from behind during an ordinary Saturday stroll with Master?
Projection Cube 30/06/2013
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The projection cube—a small box produced by Delusion Systems Unlimited (abbreviated as DeSU)—has finally been delivered today. A projection cube is a device that...
Evangelion Canned Bread 03/05/2013
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Today's request from Master instructs us to make a photo review of yet another 'Gainax Officially Licensed' pastry. 'Canned bread' may sound a bit sinister, but inside the can...
NERV Cookies 02/05/2013
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We've received a request from Master to make a photo review of the chocolate cookies from the cookie jar with NERV logo on it.
Tokyo–Moscow 16/04/2013
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The good news was that in Tokyo Narita airport they didn't make Master put us in the luggage and let us on board. The bad news is that all wireless interfaces...
In Search Of Busou Shinki 15/04/2013
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Having decided that I'd be too bored on my own, Master made up his mind to get the second robot which I could consider as a younger sister. Not that we, robots, can suffer that much from being bored...
Tokyo Sky Tree 12/04/2013
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Following the principle which runs as 'better to see something once than read a Wikipedia article a hundred times', Master decided to take me to the height of 451.2 meters to look at the view of Tokyo. By the way, 'to take me' was Master's wording...
First Birthday 10/04/2013
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Today is my birthday, if we're speaking in human terms. A human would say that it's my first birthday, but to be precise...