30 Aug '12, 6am

Watch bikini-clad women make female robots fight at this restaurant in Tokyo.

Watch bikini-clad women make female robots fight at this restaurant in Tokyo.

At a restaurant in an alley in one of Tokyo's best-known red-light districts, four massive female robots wink and wave as they lumber to the beat of traditional Japanese drums and a Lady Gaga dance tune. It's show time at the Robot Restaurant, where customers pay 4,000 yen (S$64) for a bento, a drink and a robot revue. The featured performers at the venue, which owners say cost 10 billion yen and took three years to build, are 3.6m- high, custom-made "female" robots. Each is controlled by two bikini-clad women - perched on high seats attached to the robot's stomach and controlling the facial features and legs using joysticks attached to the seats - for the hour-long Fighting Females performance. "The concept behind this restaurant is fighting, feisty females, and the robots are part of that theme," said the club's spokesman. Read also: >> Retired professor in China creates...

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