A large retro robot in a small Tokyo park

Source: Tokyo Times
A large and retro concrete robot in an urban Tokyo park

A lot of Tokyo’s little urban parks have concrete playthings and structures. Animals for the most part, but occasionally bigger, more colourful additions such as this previously photographed gazebo of sorts. What aren’t so common, on the other hand, are large, retro-looking robots that double up as slides.

Rumour has it that this particular creation also wanders about when everyone is sleeping. A nice little story that could be straight out of a kids’ book, although the fella in the corner of the penultimate photo is possibly suggestive of something altogether more sinister.

A large and retro concrete robot in an urban Tokyo park

A large and retro concrete robot in an urban Tokyo park

A large and retro concrete robot in an urban Tokyo park

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