What is happening in this bizarre Japanese retro-futuristic art?

Over at Dark Roasted Blend, there's an amazing collection of retro-futuristic art from Japan, circa 1930-1960. Some of the images show robots under construction, or robotic spacecraft, while others... there appears to be a creepy robotic nanny and a magic saxophone.

Check out some of our favorites from among Dark Roasted Blend's massive collection below. And see the rest over at Dark Roasted Blend. [via Messy Nessy Chic]

What is happening in this bizarre Japanese retro-futuristic art?

What is happening in this bizarre Japanese retro-futuristic art?

What is happening in this bizarre Japanese retro-futuristic art?

What is happening in this bizarre Japanese retro-futuristic art?

What is happening in this bizarre Japanese retro-futuristic art?

What is happening in this bizarre Japanese retro-futuristic art?

What is happening in this bizarre Japanese retro-futuristic art?

What is happening in this bizarre Japanese retro-futuristic art?

What is happening in this bizarre Japanese retro-futuristic art?