may be known for their low prices and quality products, but have you ever wondered what all those empty boxes do after the products have been taken out? Well, Danbo, “a Japanese cardboard robot that originally appeared in the manga Yotsuba&! in 2007”, shows us – “similar to Domo, Danbo is seen as an icon of curious innocence.” Continue reading to see more – bonus video on how to make your own Danbo included.

On Facebook, Danbo has several fan pages. As of April 2012, the top three pages have a combined 144,000 likes. There is a group for Danbo photos on deviantArt as well as over 9000 pieces of fan art tagged “danbo.” There is also a Flickr pool with over 47,000 items and a Tumblr tag where additional images of the cardboard robot can be found.

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