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Date: 12/21/09 10:03 AM

44 Responses to New Baby Robot From Japan: Creepiest Ever

  1. Profile photo of Matwix_2004
    Matwix_2004 Male 18-29
    2551 posts
    December 21, 2009 at 8:59 am
    Link: New Baby Robot From Japan: Creepiest Ever - Skip to the :30 mark... then try and figure out how the Japanese think this robotic baby is sane.
  2. Profile photo of 520
    520 Male 13-17
    431 posts
    December 21, 2009 at 10:16 am
    Why would anyone want this?
    I guess xmas IS coming up.. screw baby alive!
  3. Profile photo of Nidonemo
    Nidonemo Male 18-29
    9308 posts
    December 21, 2009 at 10:19 am
    Well it`s obvious a ton of work went into making this robot, but I wonder what the reasoning behind it was.
  4. Profile photo of Matwix_2004
    Matwix_2004 Male 18-29
    2551 posts
    December 21, 2009 at 10:26 am
    Nidonemo - the only thing I can think of would have been to help introduce a `realistic` baby into an expectant (or trying) couples life...
    Or perhaps for those baby classes you go to.
    I doubt it`d be for a kids doll...it looks a little too high-tech for that.
  5. Profile photo of revdrdark
    revdrdark Male 40-49
    691 posts
    December 21, 2009 at 10:32 am
    Useless and creepy
  6. Profile photo of GoblinsChild
    GoblinsChild Female 13-17
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    December 21, 2009 at 10:39 am
    This is just a creepier, squishyer glowing tamagotchi. I`m not being funny, but there are kids toys that have pretty much been doing, what this football-with-a-face is doing now, for years. I had one.

    It shat on my bed.

    And it actually looked like a baby.

  7. Profile photo of Oystah
    Oystah Female 40-49
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    December 21, 2009 at 10:59 am
    @Goblinschild - your use of the word shat made my day.
  8. Profile photo of Fortitude
    Fortitude Male 30-39
    255 posts
    December 21, 2009 at 11:15 am
    I don`t know any babies that like being poked in the face all the time
  9. Profile photo of Nidonemo
    Nidonemo Male 18-29
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    December 21, 2009 at 11:26 am
    "Matwix-Nidonemo - the only thing I can think of would have been to help introduce a `realistic` baby into an expectant (or trying) couples life..."

    Yeah I thought that too but then the video said "Prizes" and then all the diagrams of the equipment, it seemed way too complicated to sell to the public.

  10. Profile photo of jinxiejae
    jinxiejae Female 30-39
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    December 21, 2009 at 11:45 am
    glow in the dark baby
  11. Profile photo of kilroy5555
    kilroy5555 Male 30-39
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    December 21, 2009 at 12:00 pm
    Kuato lives! Free Mars!
  12. Profile photo of gorgack2000
    gorgack2000 Male 13-17
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    December 21, 2009 at 12:16 pm
    I`d buy one just so I could punch it every day and not get arrested.
  13. Profile photo of RyanHake
    RyanHake Male 18-29
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    December 21, 2009 at 1:57 pm
    WTF.
  14. Profile photo of PENtrap
    PENtrap Male 18-29
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    December 21, 2009 at 2:28 pm
    if you pause it on 0:44 is the top left picture of somone smacking the baby with a wine bottle??
  15. Profile photo of Pilanus
    Pilanus Male 18-29
    675 posts
    December 21, 2009 at 2:35 pm
    Pah, those people just want a baby that they can unplug when it starts crying... Which is quite understandable.
  16. Profile photo of SmilinSam
    SmilinSam Female 18-29
    3599 posts
    December 21, 2009 at 2:54 pm
    sh*t is f*ckin creepy.
  17. Profile photo of xtreme_dude
    xtreme_dude Male 18-29
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    December 21, 2009 at 3:17 pm
    ...why?
  18. Profile photo of lkc1
    lkc1 Female 13-17
    224 posts
    December 21, 2009 at 3:35 pm
    no.
  19. Profile photo of nonamewillfi
    nonamewillfi Male 13-17
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    December 21, 2009 at 3:57 pm
    wait, what?
  20. Profile photo of Syn13
    Syn13 Male 18-29
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    December 21, 2009 at 4:19 pm
    ...
  21. Profile photo of Loxen
    Loxen Female 30-39
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    December 21, 2009 at 4:31 pm
    The glowing is appropriate... considering it looks like some freakish bloated nuclear fallout baby.
  22. Profile photo of SlenderJames
    SlenderJames Male 18-29
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    December 21, 2009 at 4:58 pm
    Have these people never seen A.I.?
  23. Profile photo of Calderis
    Calderis Male 18-29
    326 posts
    December 21, 2009 at 5:00 pm
    Loxen, I agree completely
  24. Profile photo of unbanned
    unbanned Male 13-17
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    December 21, 2009 at 5:01 pm
    someone out there has a fetish for this
  25. Profile photo of luvsushi
    luvsushi Female 18-29
    169 posts
    December 21, 2009 at 5:42 pm
    japan is always trying to invent existing things in robot form dogs, maids, no babies apparently....smh
  26. Profile photo of HerColdHands
    HerColdHands Female 18-29
    471 posts
    December 21, 2009 at 6:36 pm
    It reminds me of those glo-worms...
  27. Profile photo of The_tru_bob
    The_tru_bob Male 18-29
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    December 21, 2009 at 7:12 pm
    I got flicked off at 1:18 :(
  28. Profile photo of ImTakingOver
    ImTakingOver Male 18-29
    388 posts
    December 21, 2009 at 7:44 pm
    Is the demand for glowing alien babies high these days?
  29. Profile photo of opiebreath
    opiebreath Female 18-29
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    December 21, 2009 at 7:57 pm
    Anyone ever read that creepypasta story about the babydoll that would start crying nonstop and had to be hit against walls?
  30. Profile photo of Cajun247
    Cajun247 Male 18-29
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    December 21, 2009 at 8:25 pm
    O___O
    *
    ___
  31. Profile photo of JaLacaob
    JaLacaob Male 18-29
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    December 21, 2009 at 9:08 pm

    There`s so much that comes to mind all at the same time I have a hard time deciding...

    ..but ultimately, what makes them think this is a good idea?! I really .. really .. wish I could read jap for once.

  32. Profile photo of DrSunday
    DrSunday Male 18-29
    133 posts
    December 22, 2009 at 12:22 am
    I guess it`s somekind of pre-baby preperation kit? Or an answer to all those japs who wants to marry their comupter games or dolls.
  33. Profile photo of KMRocky
    KMRocky Female 18-29
    324 posts
    December 22, 2009 at 2:03 am
    I know how real babies loved to be poked in the face while trying to sleep too!
  34. Profile photo of maxell
    maxell Male 18-29
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    December 22, 2009 at 9:51 am
    why is its only function being poked in the face, and making the slightest facial expressions? common japan! even McDonalds makes better video games then this. you`re falling behind.
  35. Profile photo of AButterman
    AButterman Male 18-29
    22 posts
    December 22, 2009 at 10:47 am
    NO. NO. NO. This is not right.
  36. Profile photo of Fatninja01
    Fatninja01 Male 30-39
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    December 22, 2009 at 12:28 pm
    Creepy
  37. Profile photo of cam1688
    cam1688 Male 13-17
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    December 22, 2009 at 3:31 pm
    wow creepy that would be creepy
  38. Profile photo of BunnyNaku
    BunnyNaku Female 18-29
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    December 22, 2009 at 6:25 pm
    :O
  39. Profile photo of xxPinkxx
    xxPinkxx Female 18-29
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    December 22, 2009 at 10:45 pm
    ok, u know those robot babies they give in health class in high school? this is the future version.
  40. Profile photo of LustHxC
    LustHxC Female 18-29
    30 posts
    December 23, 2009 at 6:20 am
    ok taunt me for stating the obvious but it doesnt even have a body! thats the creepyest part to me.
  41. Profile photo of Corpsecrank
    Corpsecrank Male 30-39
    930 posts
    December 23, 2009 at 7:03 am
    It`s not an actual robot baby. It is basically an experiment with different types of technologies and how they can be used together to create an experience. To say this is just a creepy robot baby is missing the entire point of what it really is.
  42. Profile photo of Torizo
    Torizo Male 18-29
    316 posts
    December 23, 2009 at 1:03 pm
    eww at 2:40 I seen robot guts. XD

    But in all seriousness this just needs the right direction and understanding. Firstly the head is out of shape and shouldn`t really glow (harder then you think when using an image projection method).

    Why is this good and why make it? Well it could be a great doll for children which creates wealth and economic success. It could also be used as a teaching aid for nurses and practicing medicine, new parents, adopting families and the list goes on.

    Oh it was at Siggrapgh this year. I really should go to more of thier events.

  43. Profile photo of Handsompod
    Handsompod Male 30-39
    1109 posts
    December 23, 2009 at 1:46 pm
    They should market this as "Unbreakable Humpty Dumpty" That would make more sense I feel.
  44. Profile photo of iamJasmin
    iamJasmin Female 13-17
    22 posts
    April 28, 2010 at 9:01 am
    ithink its Cute ^_^

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