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Kokoro shows off its latest android Actroid F

Tokyo entertainment firm Kokoro shows off its latest fembot, Actroid F, in a PR video. The lifelike android is slated to go on sale to work as a receptionist or hospital worker.

By August 28, 2010

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For sale: Your robot clone

Japan's Kokoro is offering absurdly vain people the chance to order their own android clone for just $225,000 apiece. Only two bots available, so act now!

By December 14, 2009

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Yikes! Diego the robot baby wants some love

Javier Movellan of UC San Diego is working on a pint-size robot that looks like a human baby. Yes, it's creepy, but science is being served.

By January 16, 2010

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The most horrifying robot baby you'll ever meet

Meet Diego-san, the oversized robot baby that has a semi-realistic, uncanny-valley head on a naked robot skeleton.

By January 10, 2013

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Tokyo store's female android looking for love

Takashimaya has rolled out a Geminoid robot to greet shoppers for Valentine's Day. Will she find love?

By February 2, 2012

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Geminoid clone-bot hipper than human original

The first Geminoid robot to leave Japan is bound for Europe. We suspect it will form a band of international terrorists.

By March 7, 2011

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Robot becomes priest for a day

I-Fairy, a 4-foot-tall robot with plastic pigtails, presides over a wedding ceremony in Tokyo. Groom says he wishes the robot was "a little more clever."

By May 16, 2010

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Emotional Cocorobo vac-bot wants to suck up to you

Plucky trilingual robot acts differently depending on how it feels, according to Sharp. Just don't kick it with your steel-toed boots.

By May 8, 2012

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Robot clone summit like one big, happy family

When the Geminoid clan gets together for a reunion of sorts in Kyoto, Japan, things get a little spooky.

By April 1, 2011

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Mask of you the creepiest Halloween costume yet

Real-f wants to make you a mask of yourself, just in case you want to confuse the neighborhood kids more than scare them.

By October 18, 2011