Nov 7, 2017

ROBO-ONE 31st Biped Robot Fight Tournamnt (Sep 24 , 2017)

ROBO-ONE 31st sponsored by Biped Robot Association, took place at  Kanagawa Prefectural Youth Center in Yokohama City, Kanagawa Pref. on Sep 24, 2017.  

ROBO-ONE Light 14th and ROBO-ONE auto took place on Sep 23rd and 4.5m Footrace as the preliminary ROBO-ONE 31st Tournament and the main event ROBO-ONE 31st Final Tournament took place on Sep 24th.

The major regulation was the weight of robot, which was 3 kg or under 3 kg.  Details of the body regulation were described in the 31st ROBO-ONE, the 15th ROBO-ONE Light Regulation and the 2nd ROBO-ONE auto (in English).   Side punch has been prohibited since ROBO-ONE 23rd Tournament in the robot fight.

One hundred and thirty-eight robots joined the competition.  ROBO-ONE 31st was held as the tournament with 48 robots, upper place robots in the preliminary 4.5 m Footrace including winners of the local robot competitions or honor robots.

4.5 m Footrace
Four meters and 50 cm Footrace was carried out as the preliminary competition to select 41 robots and to decide the tournament order.  Robots had to walk 4.5 m course with 90 cm width within 1 minute.   Each robot time record taken 4.5 m walk, or the distance from start point if robot could not walk within 1 minute, or robot fell down from the course was recorded.

Each robot tried just one time Footrace. The 4.5 m course pasted with thin rubbers in the course, seemed to be not flat.  Therefore, it was not easy to walk through 4.5 m course for the most of robots.    All robots walked the course within 1 minute, passed the preliminary competition.   The result of the preliminary 4.5 m Footrace is here.

The 1st place was Frosty by 4.53 seconds, the 2nd place was HAUSER by 10.37 seconds and the 3rd place was KAGRA-SOU by 10.87 seconds.   Just 51 robots could reach the goal within 1 minute. Upper 17 robots were under 20 seconds, the 18th to the 27th place robots were under 30 seconds.  yk-san uploaded videos of the preliminary competition as follows.

The 2nd place:  HAUSER

The 1st Place: Frosty

ROBO-ONE 31st Tournament (3 kg or Under)

The final tournament winner was Vermilion by SHIBAURA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY SRDC.  The 2nd place was Speranza by Tateno.  The 3rd place was BJ05 ASURA by Daidou University Old Boy.  The forth place was KOBIS by BISKO.  Result of the tournament is here.
Sanzai-san also reported the tournament in his blog (in Japanese).

Semifinal, 1st Game: Vermilion vs KOBIS
The winner was Vermilion .

Nov 5, 2017

Robot Pro-Wrestling Match, `Dekinnoka!34` took place in Soka City (Nov 3, 2017)

Robot Professional Wrestling Match, `Dekinnoka!34`, sponsored by Omata-san took place in Soka City on Nov 3, 2017 during Soka Chamber of Commerce and Industry Festival 2017.  Dekinnoka!34 was the 10th Dekinnoka! in Soka Camber of Commerce and Industry Festival.  The 1st Dekinnoka! took place on Nov. 3, 2008 in the Festival.
Five matches started at 2:30 pm.   The 1st single match was Afro vs Tokotoko-maru, the 2nd match was Blue-Thunder vs Nagare-Gold, the 3rd match was Reina vs Yukikaze vs Newtrino, the 4th gantlet match was Waroo vs Metallicfighter and the main event, Kanto Interregional Championship was challenger King-Puni vs champoin Saaga. Results are here.
All  matches were shown on `YouTube Robot Event Haisin-ya Channel`.
Sanzai-san also reported all matches in his blog (in Japanese).

`Dekinnoka!` in Japanese, means `Can you do it?`. As Omata-san has been loving real professional wrestling, the 1st Robot Professional Wrestling in Soka on Nov. 3rd, 2008 was planned and held by him.

He explained the 'Robot Professional Wrestling' was not 'Wrestling' but 'Fighting Arts'. The purpose of `Dekinnoka!` was not only robot fight but also to inform pleasure of robot. He planned not only wrestling match but also the back story of each wrestler character such as a real pro-wrestling match.

Robot Pro-Wrestling `Dekinnoka!` took place  during 8 years. `Dekinnoka!` has been also supported by the members of Kanto-Robot-Training-Group.

Reports of `Dekinnoka!`, `Dekinnoka!2`, `Dekinnoka!3`, `Dekinnoka!5`, 'Dekinnoka!6' , Dekinnoka!7' , `Dekinnoka!8`  , `Dekinnoka!9` , `Dekinnoka!10`,`Dekinnoka!10.5`Dekinnoka!11 , Dekinnoka!13, Dekinnoka!16 , Dekinnoka!18 ,  Dekinnoka!26 and Dekinnoka!30 have been uploaded in this blog. Videos were also uploaded to the 'Dekinnoka Official Site` by Omata-san. You can watch the details of the Robot Professional Wrestling results and videos by clicking each poster of Dekinnoka!

Since Oct. 19th, 2009