Japanese humanoid robots, then and now

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On the left, according to Retrolicious, "Yasutaro Mitsui poses with his own steel humanoid, Tokyo, Japan, in 1932." And on the right, Hiroshi Ishiguru poses with his "Gemenoid" in 2006. It's robot evolution in action.

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I ask of y'all:

Which do you feel society would feel more comfortable with, a 'Robot' (a clearly mechanized man) or a "Gemenoid" ?