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Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda and his wife Kiyoko are greeted by Honda's Asimo humanoid robot at the G-8 summit media center in Rusutsu on Sunday.

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Isn't it about time they put this archaic robot away in the cupboard for good? Hardly latest technology when it has been around for years now. About the only thing that Fukuda could communicate with I guess.

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Look's like a cross between Hello Kitty and a Terminator - quite eerie to be around it. There is always a big technical crew accompanying it when it is on display, usually hiding in the background, so you really wonder just how autonomous it is.

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Oh dear. It's not too pleasant when your lovechild from a one-off night of passion appears at a social event. I feel for the PM, I truly do.

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At a time when energy is scarce toys like these should be put away. Oh, and those electric toilet seats, totally unnecessary.

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Robots can offer some good advice on foreign policy.

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I too am getting sick & tired of Jpn trotting out robots at formal occasions, we all know Japanese society is too robotic, but I guess this is to hammer that point home with the natives who havent quite figured it out yet......sheeesh

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"take me to your leader"

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"take me to your leader"

PM: ahh... eigo.. ammm.. shoto... ammm... amm... runs away

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'Hey, we're having some foreign guests. Bring out the Honda robot!'

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they're all robots

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[GWB in full Joker mode:] "Where does he get those wonderful toys?"

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Caption: Robot from ghetto big-ups his dawg Fukuda.

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Asimo for prime minister!

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Fukuda: Remarkable! He reminds me of you Wife: Hahaha Yes..

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Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda and his wife Kiyoko are greeted by Honda’s Asimo humanoid robot at the G-8 summit media center in Rusutsu on Sunday.

and have seven other robots waiting to be greeted behind them.

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Actually his wife looks quite charming. So Fukuda-san will be happy at home when he retires soon.

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Which one is Fukuda? I never knew he had a Honda tat on his back!

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