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Magician Brad Henderson from Austin Texas uncovered this video of a large writing automaton from Japan. I don't know much (or anything) about this karakuri figure. The size and sophistication are extremely impressive!
Labels: figure, Japan, karakuri, large-scale, writing
posted by Dug North on 3/08/2012
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