Video: Are you ready for Japanese robo-buttocks?

posted at 8:41 pm on May 10, 2012 by Allahpundit

Via Kotaku and Popular Science, it’s been far too long since we’ve had a “Japan is insane” video reminder. Granted, nothing will top this one, but a palate cleanser doesn’t need to be indelible to serve its purpose. All it needs to do is make you gape in horror until your news-related worries float away. Wait until you get 2:50 or so of this one and the twitch cycle begins. Mission accomplished, I promise.

I have no idea what purpose this thing is meant to serve but Japanese robotics are often intended to solve demographic problems, so let that thought add to your discomfort. Exit question: This isn’t some new mechanized version of the lap pillow, is it?


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DAT ASS

MadisonConservative on May 10, 2012 at 8:42 PM

…Door prize at the Hollywood bash for JugEars!

KOOLAID2 on May 10, 2012 at 8:43 PM

Not another gay thread. /

txag92 on May 10, 2012 at 8:44 PM

The World is ending.

gerrym51 on May 10, 2012 at 8:45 PM

I have no idea what purpose this thing is meant to serve

Really? I have an idea, but then I have a dirty mind…

melle1228 on May 10, 2012 at 8:45 PM

Travolta!

RedNewEnglander on May 10, 2012 at 8:45 PM

1:21 was me in a meeting this afternoon.

bettycooper on May 10, 2012 at 8:45 PM

No. I will not watch.

BobMbx on May 10, 2012 at 8:46 PM

Wake me up when they make the Nicki Minaj version.

Rebar on May 10, 2012 at 8:47 PM

OK the hand thing was just a little bit creepy. I thought I was going to see a robot prostate exam there for a second.

iceman1960 on May 10, 2012 at 8:48 PM

Simply cheeky.

coldwarrior on May 10, 2012 at 8:48 PM

Does this remind anyone else of something a serial killer is likely to have in their living room?

melle1228 on May 10, 2012 at 8:49 PM

With Reggie gone…might make the perfect Father’s Day gift.

coldwarrior on May 10, 2012 at 8:50 PM

I think it should be called “The Sybian for Males”.

txag92 on May 10, 2012 at 8:52 PM

So, is this supposed to be a guy or a girl’s butt? Japanese gals have really slim hips so it’s hard to tell.

mydh12 on May 10, 2012 at 8:55 PM

This was the first component that Cyberdyne Systems made for the T 1000. They started with the ass, and then built the terminator around it.

keep the change on May 10, 2012 at 8:55 PM

I was waiting for it to explode.

Blake on May 10, 2012 at 8:56 PM

I know what’s on obama’s “HOLIDAY” wish list this year!

Pork-Chop on May 10, 2012 at 8:56 PM

With Reggie gone…might make the perfect Father’s Day gift.

coldwarrior on May 10, 2012 at 8:50 PM

I believe this is a thread winner.
Butt, firmly support other comments.

bettycooper on May 10, 2012 at 8:56 PM

So I just finished my evening walk, go to my computer terminal and bring up hotair.com, and BEHOLD . . . . . . whose bare cheeks am I looking at here?
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Does this remind anyone else of something a serial killer is likely to have in their living room?

melle1228 on May 10, 2012 at 8:49 PM

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Yes . . . yes it does.

listens2glenn on May 10, 2012 at 8:56 PM

Have to add this to the timeline of Japan.

Sushi invented in 200 A.D.

1707 Mt. Fuji erupts.

2012 assbot unveiled.

profitsbeard on May 10, 2012 at 8:57 PM

This was the first component that Cyberdyne Systems made for the T 1000. They started with the ass, and then built the terminator around it.

keep the change on May 10, 2012 at 8:55 PM

LOL– It doesn’t look like Arhnald.. just saying :)

melle1228 on May 10, 2012 at 8:57 PM

I’ll bet it cost more if it’s autographed. Wait! Is this an new version of a Humpbot?

Rovin on May 10, 2012 at 8:58 PM

OK the hand thing was just a little bit creepy. I thought I was going to see a robot prostate exam there for a second.

iceman1960 on May 10, 2012 at 8:48 PM

Oh, you just know that it’s designed is for something much larger than a finger.

It’s GAY WEEK at HotAir…

Blake on May 10, 2012 at 8:58 PM

Those buttocks have a heartbeat! And a nervous twitch. And apparently they can breathe, rather noisily, but they’re not really human.

Darth Buttocks?

predator on May 10, 2012 at 8:58 PM

Strange, future merger with Real Doll?

Bmore on May 10, 2012 at 8:58 PM

Mitt Romney spanked this in high school. film at 11

gerrym51 on May 10, 2012 at 8:59 PM

This was the first component that Cyberdyne Systems made for the T 1000. They started with the ass, and then built the terminator around it.

keep the change on May 10, 2012 at 8:55 PM

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All we need now is a more advanced AI . . . or do we have that already?

listens2glenn on May 10, 2012 at 8:59 PM

melle1228 on May 10, 2012 at 8:57 PM

Spent a lot of time with Ahhnold in the gym have we? :-)

coldwarrior on May 10, 2012 at 8:59 PM

This isn’t some new mechanized version of the lap pillow, is it?

Does that come scented or unscented?

HotAirian on May 10, 2012 at 9:00 PM

Strange, future merger with Real Doll?

Bmore on May 10, 2012 at 8:58 PM

LOL–I saw a special on those.. Those things are creepy, and some of the guys who keep them are even creepier.

melle1228 on May 10, 2012 at 9:01 PM

I’ve been trying to think of something clever to write about this, but I’m happy to say that I’ve got nothing.

Curtiss on May 10, 2012 at 9:01 PM

melle1228 on May 10, 2012 at 8:57 PM
Spent a lot of time with Ahhnold in the gym have we? :-)

coldwarrior on May 10, 2012 at 8:59 PM

I once worked as his maid :)

melle1228 on May 10, 2012 at 9:01 PM

Those buttocks have a heartbeat! And a nervous twitch. And apparently they can breathe, rather noisily, but they’re not really human.

Darth Buttocks?

predator on May 10, 2012 at 8:58 PM

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Will it eventually simulate a fart?

listens2glenn on May 10, 2012 at 9:01 PM

With Reggie gone…might make the perfect Father’s Day gift.

coldwarrior on May 10, 2012 at 8:50 PM

Awwwouch! *Z-SNAPS!*

RushBaby on May 10, 2012 at 9:02 PM

“Wait until you get 2:50 or so of this one and the twitch cycle begins.”

O_O

Seven Percent Solution on May 10, 2012 at 9:02 PM

I can see the bloggers’ meeting earlier today…

“Hey, you know what this site needs? Porn.”

fossten on May 10, 2012 at 9:03 PM

I once worked as his maid :)

melle1228 on May 10, 2012 at 9:01 PM

101 Uses for a feather duster….never mind.

Bad, Bad, bad.

coldwarrior on May 10, 2012 at 9:03 PM

Star Wars–The Return of the Brown Eye.

predator on May 10, 2012 at 9:03 PM

What an ass!

FLconservative on May 10, 2012 at 9:04 PM

Baraka Hussein Obama’s Retro Active Champagne (sic) circa mid-90′s?

Too funny not to watch.

There is a place for David Lee Roth and Eddie Van Halen, in this, the year of our Lord 2012.

/

Hoo, boy.

Key West Reader on May 10, 2012 at 9:05 PM

Does it come with a robotic finger that your dirty uncle tells you to pull?

Cloture on May 10, 2012 at 9:05 PM

Que humpbot?

FLconservative on May 10, 2012 at 9:06 PM

Strange, future merger with Real Doll?

Bmore on May 10, 2012 at 8:58 PM

LOL–I saw a special on those.. Those things are creepy, and some of the guys who keep them are even creepier.

melle1228 on May 10, 2012 at 9:01 PM

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Agreed.

What you said above about it being the kind of thing you’d find in a serial killer’s living room is “dead on” (no pun intended).

listens2glenn on May 10, 2012 at 9:06 PM

Ummmmmm…..ok…..I was watching what exactly? Nevermind…I’m going to get a beer. Maybe it will make more sense after I’m hammered.

sage0925 on May 10, 2012 at 9:06 PM

You notice the difference between Asian and American robotic research? All Asian research is geared toward successfully reproducing a human, specifically a female one. All our robotic research is all terrain with a weapons mount. Considering that their goal is to perfectly reproduce a human female is it any wonder that they are focusing on how each specific part of the body works?

DFCtomm on May 10, 2012 at 9:07 PM

Geez…HotAir’s home page shouldn’t be NSFW.
I’d get canned for that.

J-Paul00 on May 10, 2012 at 9:08 PM

fossten on May 10, 2012 at 9:03 PM

Mmmm, yep. Missed the meeting, did ya?

And now, live from Orlando…

Must have something to do with “It’s a Small World After All” or something.

coldwarrior on May 10, 2012 at 9:08 PM

I find this very strange. There has to be a merger in the works. Allah don’t you dare ban me. You started it. ; )

Bmore on May 10, 2012 at 9:09 PM

Key West Reader on May 10, 2012 at 9:05 PM

Done started somethin’ din’t ya? :-)

coldwarrior on May 10, 2012 at 9:10 PM

Remember those old horror films about renegade body parts on the rampage? The Crawling Eye. The Beast With Five Fingers. The Crawling Hand. The Brain.

Imagine what Hollywood could do with this! Better yet, don’t.

de rigueur on May 10, 2012 at 9:10 PM

Mmmm, yep. Missed the meeting, did ya?

And now, live from Orlando…

Must have something to do with “It’s a Small World After All” or something.

coldwarrior on May 10, 2012 at 9:08 PM

That is creepy as well. Makes me wonder how much of that porn is consumed in a hotel by Dads on vacations..

melle1228 on May 10, 2012 at 9:11 PM

melle1228 on May 10, 2012 at 9:11 PM

Staff at Disney.

coldwarrior on May 10, 2012 at 9:12 PM

You better be ready Allah. If we beat Obama we’re going to need the mother of all humpbots.

bernverdnardo1 on May 10, 2012 at 9:12 PM

Mmmm, yep. Missed the meeting, did ya?

And now, live from Orlando…

Must have something to do with “It’s a Small World After All” or something.

coldwarrior on May 10, 2012 at 9:08 PM
That is creepy as well. Makes me wonder how much of that porn is consumed in a hotel by Dads on vacations..

melle1228 on May 10, 2012 at 9:11 PM

Oopsy can’t be sexist– or Moms :)

melle1228 on May 10, 2012 at 9:12 PM

Barney Frank and his fiance, Jim Ready, have announced their engagement. They are registered at Shiri.

Resist We Much on May 10, 2012 at 9:13 PM

Did that thing fart? Or was that compressed air?

ultracon on May 10, 2012 at 9:15 PM

Bmore on May 10, 2012 at 9:09 PM

I went to high school with a girl who looks a lot like “head #4.” *hmmm, she always said she wanted to get into modeling, but was never specific about what kind of modeling*

predator on May 10, 2012 at 9:16 PM

I find this very strange. There has to be a merger in the works. Allah don’t you dare ban me. You started it. ; )

Bmore on May 10, 2012 at 9:09 PM

I swear to god, I am never clicking on anything you link, ever again.

That was disturbing. With a little “Ack” thrown in for good measure.

I need another beer. I am not yet drunk enough to deal with some of you people.

LOL

sage0925 on May 10, 2012 at 9:16 PM

Barack Obama. Beauty School Drop Out

I DEMAND HER RECORDS! Dammit

/And yes, Coldwarrior

Key West Reader on May 10, 2012 at 9:17 PM

In the words of Beavis and Butthead;

Nyuhhhhh huhhhhhh heeeeehhhhhh heh heh heh heh

Wolfmoon on May 10, 2012 at 9:17 PM

I find this very strange. There has to be a merger in the works. Allah don’t you dare ban me. You started it. ; )

Bmore on May 10, 2012 at 9:09 PM

“Strange”!? Understatement of the year! 3 minutes I will never get back.

FLconservative on May 10, 2012 at 9:17 PM

predator on May 10, 2012 at 9:16 PM

; ). You going over to QOTD tonight?

Bmore on May 10, 2012 at 9:17 PM

The Japanese take their sex doll technology very seriously.

Bitter Clinger on May 10, 2012 at 9:18 PM

Dear Lord? If you can hear us down here, please upthread my 9:17pm post to Drudge.

Amen.

Key West Reader on May 10, 2012 at 9:18 PM

It’s a device used to help some deal with the pain of the NC vote?

MechanicalBill on May 10, 2012 at 9:21 PM

Are you ready for Japanese robo-buttocks

Yes, I’m ready. I’ve waiting for them to start figuring out those parts. Can’t wait till they can put it all together and ship my out my bride. I will call you Boxette.

BoxHead1 on May 10, 2012 at 9:21 PM

Heck, I might marry it if it weren’t so noisy.

petefrt on May 10, 2012 at 9:21 PM

Not another gay thread. /

txag92 on May 10, 2012 at 8:44 PM

..I thought it was another Elizabeth Warren thread: high (butt) cheeks or something.

The War Planner on May 10, 2012 at 9:21 PM

I find this very strange. There has to be a merger in the works. Allah don’t you dare ban me. You started it. ; )

Bmore on May 10, 2012 at 9:09 PM

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I see you’ve “upped” the ante.

This must be where “Mr Universe” got his bride.

listens2glenn on May 10, 2012 at 9:22 PM

; ). You going over to QOTD tonight?

Bmore on May 10, 2012 at 9:17 PM

Probably not. It starts late, and I get up early. I hope to join the fray this weekend. Howya been?

predator on May 10, 2012 at 9:22 PM

Not another gay thread. /

txag92 on May 10, 2012 at 8:44 PM

..I thought it was another Elizabeth Warren thread: high (butt) cheeks or something.

The War Planner on May 10, 2012 at 9:21 PM

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The jokes practically write themselves. : )

listens2glenn on May 10, 2012 at 9:23 PM

When Forever Alone Guy is into spanking….

Sekhmet on May 10, 2012 at 9:24 PM

It’s pretty noisy. Some guys are going to have trouble hiding it from their moms.

Blake on May 10, 2012 at 9:24 PM

LOL–I saw a special on those.. Those things are creepy, and some of the guys who keep them are even creepier.

melle1228 on May 10, 2012 at 9:01 PM

Yeah, but they don’t gripe at you all the time. :)

arnold ziffel on May 10, 2012 at 9:25 PM

arnold ziffel on May 10, 2012 at 9:25 PM

No alimony/support payments, either.

coldwarrior on May 10, 2012 at 9:27 PM

The jokes practically write themselves. : )

listens2glenn on May 10, 2012 at 9:23 PM

LOL– And even the pun “butt of the joke” fits :)

melle1228 on May 10, 2012 at 9:27 PM

I’ve never seen buttocks with a heartbeat and breathing movements before. OTOH, if they offer this as an IPO, I’d say “strong buy”.

bofh on May 10, 2012 at 9:29 PM

I find this very strange. There has to be a merger in the works. Allah don’t you dare ban me. You started it. ; )

Bmore on May 10, 2012 at 9:09 PM

Laugh all you want. I bet the manufacturer is making a ton of money. Why didn’t I think of that idea?

arnold ziffel on May 10, 2012 at 9:29 PM

Are you ready for Japanese robo-buttocks

Yes, I’m ready. I’ve waiting for them to start figuring out those parts. Can’t wait till they can put it all together and ship my out my bride. I will call you Boxette.

BoxHead1 on May 10, 2012 at 9:21 PM

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Are you going to move to a distant planet and set up a self-contained, self-sufficient living facility from where you can monitor all electromagnetic radio wave broadcasts in the whole universe?

listens2glenn on May 10, 2012 at 9:29 PM

I find this very strange. There has to be a merger in the works. Allah don’t you dare ban me. You started it. ; )

Bmore on May 10, 2012 at 9:09 PM

Thanks for the laugh!!!!!!!

Bitter Clinger on May 10, 2012 at 9:30 PM

Why did I press “play”?

Granted I only made it to :04 but that’s 4 seconds to far in any circumstance.

rihar on May 10, 2012 at 9:31 PM

Oh.

Band of Brothers it is. http://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=band+of+brothers&view=detail&mid=A7512C20F44F7E13C264A7512C20F44F7E13C264&first=0
For the libs!

Gwad love ya.

/

Key West Reader on May 10, 2012 at 9:32 PM

Yes, I’m ready. I’ve waiting for them to start figuring out those parts. Can’t wait till they can put it all together and ship my out my bride. I will call you Boxette.

BoxHead1 on May 10, 2012 at 9:21 PM

One feature I’m sure they have under development is a temperature regulator—those dolls would get cold in the winter time.
That’s the only reason I keep Mrs. Ziffel around. She keeps me for my cooking ability and overall charm.

arnold ziffel on May 10, 2012 at 9:33 PM

Mandatory.

maineconservative on May 10, 2012 at 9:35 PM

Laugh all you want. I bet the manufacturer is making a ton of money. Why didn’t I think of that idea?

arnold ziffel on May 10, 2012 at 9:29 PM

Probably.. I think a few years ago they were going for $5000 a pop… and they have branched out to the male model doll. Of course that wouldn’t work for me; I need a model that mows my lawn and chages my oil..

melle1228 on May 10, 2012 at 9:35 PM

Heck, I might marry it if it weren’t so noisy.

petefrt on May 10, 2012 at 9:21 PM

Usually, the real ones are only noisy when you don’t want them to be.

arnold ziffel on May 10, 2012 at 9:35 PM

So wrong for so many reasons, which means it will sell very well.

Oy.

Philly on May 10, 2012 at 9:36 PM

Honey, you don’t mind if I use my new robo-buttocks tonight since your fat ass is getting larger than a soviet space station?

Rovin on May 10, 2012 at 9:36 PM

predator on May 10, 2012 at 9:22 PM

I’m getting better. Nice to be back home. I’ll catch you this weekend. My horse/horses didn’t fair well. : (

Bmore on May 10, 2012 at 9:36 PM

Of course that wouldn’t work for me; I need a model that mows my lawn and chages my oil..

melle1228 on May 10, 2012 at 9:35 PM

I like you. :)

arnold ziffel on May 10, 2012 at 9:36 PM

Of course that wouldn’t work for me; I need a model that mows my lawn and chages my oil..

melle1228 on May 10, 2012 at 9:35 PM
I like you. :)

arnold ziffel on May 10, 2012 at 9:36 PM

Ditto :)

melle1228 on May 10, 2012 at 9:38 PM

listens2glenn on May 10, 2012 at 9:29 PM

Alternatively…perhaps?

Only the lonely…

coldwarrior on May 10, 2012 at 9:38 PM

I’m getting better. Nice to be back home. I’ll catch you this weekend. My horse/horses didn’t fair well. : (

Bmore on May 10, 2012 at 9:36 PM

Same here. I scored a nice hit on Friday (The Oaks) then gave it all back on Saturday. Oh well, on to The Preakness.
;)

predator on May 10, 2012 at 9:39 PM

Exit question indeed.

redzap on May 10, 2012 at 9:40 PM

de rigueur on May 10, 2012 at 9:10 PM

Good times. Classics!

Bmore on May 10, 2012 at 9:41 PM

I need a model that mows my lawn and chages my oil..

melle1228 on May 10, 2012 at 9:35 PM

A man sits in his lawn chair, drinking a beer on a hot afternoon, watching his wife mow the lawn.

The neighbor lady sees this and leans over the fence and says, “You oughta be hung.”

The man replies, “I am. Why do you think she’s mowing the lawn?”

This is the feminist’s favorite joke. Really. Trust me on this one.

predator on May 10, 2012 at 9:42 PM

arnold ziffel on May 10, 2012 at 9:29 PM

Say, yeah, why didn’t you? We could all be……….strangely rich!

Bmore on May 10, 2012 at 9:42 PM

Thanks for the laugh!!!!!!!

Bitter Clinger on May 10, 2012 at 9:30 PM

Laughter is good. We could all use a bit more of it these days. : )

Bmore on May 10, 2012 at 9:44 PM

Honey, you don’t mind if I use my new robo-buttocks tonight since your fat ass is getting larger than a soviet space station?

Rovin on May 10, 2012 at 9:36 PM

LOL x10. I’m sure that would really score points.

arnold ziffel on May 10, 2012 at 9:45 PM

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