Fun Link Friday: Yaskawa Bushido Project

Samurai and robots, man versus machine. Some of popular culture’s favorite themes come together in this week’s fun link, featured on Spoon & Tamago. MOTOMAN-MH24, more of a giant robotic arm than a robotic man, was given the task of analyzing and adopting the sword techniques of world-renowned swordsman and Iaido master Isao Machii. Named the Yaskawa Bushido Project, the goal of the giving a robot this terrifying ability was to highlight the potential of company’s human-assisting robots. Check out the video below to see man and robot go head to head!

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Paula lives in the vortex of graduate life. She studies medieval Japanese history.
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