GR Time 11.3.16
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We'll start off with short fun reading about Hachiko who we dub as "The Most Loyal Dog." We've heard of other similar stories as well around the world! 

Commemorated as the Hachiko Pin

In 1924, Professor Hidesaburo Ueno took the train to the University of Tokyo and didn’t make it back. He passed away at work. His dog Hachiko would routinely meet him at the station for his return home, and kept the daily pattern for over nine years until his death.

Since then, stories have been written, Japanese films made, and recently, an American movie, Hachi celebrated the story. Yet one of the most popular aspects of the dog’s memory is in statue form. It was created in 1934, melted down, and reconstructed after World War II. (Continued at our page on (The pin is available at

Godeleine de Rosamel is back. Her sculptures are always filled with great energy, and we're proud to have her work on display once again. You can see her previous exhibition reception photos here. 
Opening on the same day at Giant Robot Store is the return of a fun exhibition, Totoro Mash-Up! You can see all of our Totoro goods here
A couple of new pin designs including "cat balls" designed by Ayako Fujitani
The rawness of cement captures the spirit of architecture and at the same time can be functional. Use it how you wish. These planters are cool. Meanwhile, we stocked some devices to get your day going to get your coffee and tea on. 
Concrete Desk Planner
Concrete Pendant Light
Vietnamese Coffee Infuser
Smaller Concrete Desk Planner
Ora Tea Pot
Ora French Press Coffee
Here are more ways to get your tea on! Click on the images! To see all Tea products at Giant Robot. (See All)
Meanwhile, get your ninja on. Move silently, be swift and not leave a trace. To visit all Ninja items (See all Ninjas)

Hellen Jo - Art from her Exhibition: Do You Know Me and New Prints!

We also just added a bunch of Hellen Jo prints! See the work here and support Hellen Jo! Here are a few prints below. But there's more! 

Listen to Hellen Jo x Jen Wang Talk at GR2

Amazing talk at GR2 this past Sunday. We are proud of the direction that these two comics artists are taking their work. Listen to them on Soundcloud audio and Youtube video. The audio came out quite clean and nice. 

Clean Streets Community Clean Up

Saturday, November 5, 2016 - 8:30am-11:30am
West Los Angeles Municipal Building1645 Corinth Avenue
Los Angeles, CA, 90025
Here's more info!
Minor additions this week. Added the Hachiko Dog Pin Video, new caps to apparel, Game Night San Jose video
Episode 38 is uploaded. Listen to it at
We are now doing video podcasts, but we're having some software issues and episode 38 is slightly delayed. 
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