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Terrifying School Girl Robot Dances, Elicits Cowering and Whimpers

Dancing robots have definitely become passé. No matter how awkward or disturbing they may appear, the gyrating automatons just don't seem quite so terrifying or creepy anymore. But, one (hopefully last) horrifying entry in the ROBO-ONE GATE dancing robot competition has managed to transcend that boogie-bot cliche.

The Doka Harumi robot, whose blank, schoolgirl face and wig look like wardrobe castoffs from either 'Psycho' or 'Silence of the Lambs,' is a truly horrific and nightmarish mechanical grotesquerie, that, should you want a disturbing scare, is available after the jump. It's almost impossible to endure the entire freakish routine, as even the host looks uncomfortable and ready to flee when the bot begins its unsettling 'Batman' Batusi. While the Doka Harumi creation may just be the most disturbing dancing robot yet, we can at least take solace in the fact that it doesn't goose-step like this fascist little terror. [From: Engadget]


Tags: creepy, dancing robots, DancingRobots, japan, robo-one competition, Robo-oneCompetition, robots, top

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