STORY Jun 12, 2015
Only people who can't build robots gather together and play robot sumo no matter what. That's Hebocon.
In this event, you will enjoy watching robots who barely go forward fight each other while tottering like toddlers.
On March 28, the first regional event "Hebocon in Osaka" was held.
It took place in Grand Front Osaka, directly connected to Osaka Station. In the humongous entrance hall, up to 450 people stopped by to watch the event on foot.
As usual, great bouts were seen in the frenzied site. This article will tell you about 10 bouts that left great impressions.
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Daiju Ishikawa（石川大樹）1980 Born in Gifu. Making tricky and original devices of electric work, and collect music of frontier countries. Founder of Hebocon, a robot competition for those who don't have the technical skills to actually make robots.
A miracle born out of a garbage pile
I know it's sudden, but I want you to take a look at a photo taken after the event.
31 robots gather together
What is this? You can't help thinking about a garbage pile.
I may sound harsh, but it's actually a word of praise as far as Hebocon is concerned.
After all, participants gathered to compete the most Heboi, which means “technically poor,” in the Kansai region.
During the event. The first floor was filled, with people watching on the second floor!
Heboi, clumsy, distracted, piece of junk, failure, coarse, trash, attitude toward life should be changed. The spirit of Hebocon is to consider these words to be praise and appreciate them as virtues.
This competition even has a rule such as "High-technology penalty." You will get penalized heavily for resorting to an advanced function. In the Hebocon world, it's a sin to be excellent.
Fans who stare at the slipshod picture that explains rules
Because of a communication error, only 2 corners of the ring happened to be round. As you would expect, the organizer is also heboi.
In this weird magnetic field, how did the bouts go about? Let us take a look at 10 memorable bouts.
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