Noodle soup cups are probably the most consumed student meal out there. While the cheap and deliciously tasty Ramen noodles take their precious three minutes to cook, foodies can pass the minutes by with this adorably cute Robo Cup Noodle robot.
Designed as a celebratory product for noodle soup cup makers Nissin Food Products’ 40th anniversary, the Robo Cup Noodle is a robotic timer that entertains and dances while your soup cooks. At first, the Robo Cup Noodle looks like a conventional Styrofoam cup of Asian noodles, but as soon as the user touches the ‘PUSH’ button on the cup’s lid, the cup begins to come to life. Turning into a full-out Transformer robot, the Robo Cup Noodle can walk around, say bits of trivia, tell pre-programmed fortunes and keep you entertained while your soup comes to a boil.