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Living With Robots in Japan

Living With Robots in Japan Japan, the land of Mobile Suit Gundam, has long been a leader in the field of robotics. It is therefore hardly surprising that the Japanese

Toyota Partner Robots

産業技術記念館 On a revisit to the Toyota Commemorative Museum of Industry & Technology, not far from Nagoya Station, we came across the Toyota Partner Robots (トヨタ・パートナーロボット). Developed in 2004 for
Japan Prefectures.


Paro パロ Described as the world’s most therapeutic robot, Paro was developed by the The National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) in Tsukuba in the early 1990’s.
Kyushu Walk

New Fukuoka Tower

The 234m-high New Fukuoka Tower, located in the Seaside Momochi area of Fukuoka, is the tallest seaside observation tower in Japan and a striking example of Fukuoka’s modern architecture. The

Robosquare Fukuoka

Robosquare Fukuoka ロボスクエア Robosquare inside the TNC TV Building in Fukuoka is a free museum showcasing Japan’s prowess in the field of robotics. On display are the robotic dog, Aibo,

HRP-4C Japanese Female Robot

HRP-4C Japanese Female Robot ロボット A 158cm walking, talking female humanoid robot, HRP-4C, was unveiled to the press on Monday. Developed by the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science in

Loving the Machine Launch

Loving the Machine Launch ロボット - 進化するジャパニーズ・ヒューマノイド Japan’s popular obsession with robots may on the surface look much like its obsession with any one of a number of things originally Western. However,

Robot Museum Nagoya

Robot Museum, Sakae, Nagoya ロボットカルチャーミュジアム「ロボシンク」 Listen to the sound of Wakamaru The Robot Museum subsequently closed 31 September 2007 Japan’s first robot museum opened in Nagoya this month. The 2-story