Japanese restaurant opens with giant female robots and bikini-clad dancers
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Japanese restaurant opens with giant female robots and bikini-clad dancers

Tōkyō : Japan | Aug 29, 2012 at 12:24 AM PDT
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Robot Restaurant – The new craze in high-tech Japan

The restaurant, located in Shinjuku, Tokyo’s best-known red light districts,for 4,000 yen (£32), people can have a drink, eat a bento box and watch robots .

Mixing live dancers with four, 10-foot tall robots, the club, called Robot Restaurant, puts on an hour-long cabaret show, with several costume changes, which is causing a sensation in the infamous Kabuchiko red light district.

Reuters reports that the place took three years to build and cost 10 billion yen ($125.8 million). The robots’ facial features, hands and torsos are controlled by a driver, and each robot has two seats, enabling for “teams” the video above, it does include a meal and a drink.

The lower half of each robot is based on the iconic Japanese character Gundam on wheels, while the upper body sports a futuristic gladiator outfit.

Japan has a long-standing fascination with robots.More than half the world's industrial robots are used in Japan.But for entertainment in Japan robots have always been seen as friendly and helpful ,in contrast to west where they are more often seen as cold or sinister.

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Picture fancy robotic women built with all the right curves, enticing you to come and watch them get feisty and fight and dance like humans. Visit them at the Robot Restaurant!
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