Japanese Kanji Transformers Are Killing Words

Bandai's new Mojibakeru toys transform from kanji characters to actual animals (i.e. the kanji for "dragon" becomes a dragon). It's like the Autobots tabled their quarrel with the Decepticons to teach literacy in Japan!

[via Pink Tentacle]

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犬 = Dog.

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犬 = Dog.

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虎 = Tiger.

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虎 = Tiger.

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魚 = Fish.

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魚 = Fish.

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馬 =Horse.

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馬 =Horse.

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鳥 = Bird.

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鳥 = Bird.

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竜 = Dragon.

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竜 = Dragon.

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DISCUSSION

Now all that's left is to combine them into a super robot!