Introducing Planet Tokyo Robot Theater

It’s no secret that Planet Tokyo is obsessed with robots. While we’ve written extensively about how Japan leads the world in the field of robotics, we haven’t offered much in the way of visual evidence. That’s about to change as we introduce a new semi-regular feature: Planet Tokyo Robot Theater.

Through the wonders of we’ve uncovered a seemingly endless stream of fascinating Japanese robot videos.

Our debut episode of Robot Theater features a couple of clips from last month’s Robo-One 9 competition in Tokyo. Both clips have been provided courtesy of We’ve also mixed in a couple of clips of our favorite robotic sub-species: Swimming Robots.

Click the video box below for an amazing display of robotic technology.