How much can a figurine collection cost you? A heck of a lot, it turns out.
Each of Kosaka's 34 joints can be programmed to make the pop starlet dance to different tunes. She's powered by Raspberry Pi3 and can connects to a computer or tablets, which let you teach her customised dance moves through MikuMikuDance software.
It's far from the first quirky convergence J-Pop has had with tech over in Japan. The $2,600is like the but with a giggling, animated Japanese girl inside. Then there's Hatsune Miku, which started as a piece of audio software and .
There's already a market for expensive robotics in Japan, withtime after time in the country.
Speecys started taking orders for the Kosaka Cocona robot earlier this month.
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