When i first read the forum post and went to watch the video the first thing that popped into my head was “How did they deal with the ground pressure problem you run into if when you build when you build your typical humanoid giant robot. Then I saw the lower body of it and saw that they didn’t deal with the problems if it was built to have 2 legs and walked.
The max speed is only 10 KPH (About 6MPH) from what I was able to find online about it..
One website had this info about the manufacturer of it.
[quote]Suidobashi Heavy Industry isn’t a true industrial mass manufacturer like Mitsubishi or Fuji, but is rather “an organization which is aimed to spread human ride [sic] robots.
The design is an evolution of an earlier prototype called the Vaudeville.
The engine is a diesel engine according to several websites that have reported on it.
The Kuratas is billed as an “art project” according to one site and the main designer of it is metalworking wizard Kogoro Kurata,, who is known for creating a full-scale cast-iron model of a Scopedog.