Japanese Academy to Make Gundam a Reality

Japan thinks the real world should be more like Gundam » 11/01/08 8:00am 11/01/08 8:00am. Next year, a team of experts from all walks of life will join together to form the Gundam Academy, an academic institution dedicated to bringing humanity into the age of mecha suits, helper robots, and space colonization. It’s time for the Universal Century.The…

Zombie Reality TV Contestants Shuffle Their Way to the Top

Click to view » 10/28/08 12:00pm 10/28/08 12:00pmZombies have invaded every facet of entertainment, so it was only a matter of time before they shambled onto reality TV. VH1 just released five webisodes of , an undead parody of its already over-the-top reality programming, which pits eight zombified contestants against each other in the ultimate undead…

The Seasonal Affective Disorder Virtual Reality Film Festival


Bad weather has trapped you in the house, and it's getting darker outside every day. You're feeling depressed and crazy. What you need is a dose of dystopian cinema that's all about how the dark world you inhabit is just the product of some AI's fevered imagination. io9 always wants to make you feel worse, so we've… » 12/04/07 2:30pm 12/04/07 2:30pm