Traveling with Unagi Travel, Playing with the Smart Doll, and looking at Vocaloid

The Drive Time crew take a look at the Unagi Travel Service for Plushies.  Then look at the amazing piece of technology that is the Mirai Suenaga Smart Doll. Finally, they bring it home with a talk about the Kagerou Project.

References:

Unagi Tavel Service:

www.huffingtonpost.com/roadtrippers/too-broke-to-travel-this-_b_4151400.html

http://unagi-travel.net

http://travel.cnn.com/tokyo-travel-agency-stuffed-animals-986126 www.tokyotimes.com/2013/stuffed-animals-to-go-on-voyage-with-japanese-travel-company/

www.aaas.org/news/releases/2009/0515sp_brain_imaging.shtml

Mirai Suenaga Smart Doll: www.dannychoo.com/en/posts/tag/smartdoll/landscape www.animenewsnetwork.com/interest/2013-11-07/danny-choo/culture-japan-mirai-suenaga-smart-doll-commercial-streamed

Kagerou Project:

http://en.rocketnews24.com/2013/11/12/vocaloids-fandom-evolves-beyond-the-music-and-becomes-the-face-of-young-japanese-otaku/