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  • Hello everyone, welcome to Waoryu! Only in Japan Channel

  • Today we are in KAWASAKI

  • to show you a very special type of robot

  • Japan has maintained its position as a top robot exporter

  • There are robots everywhere

  • Whether it's robots detecting people wearing face masks,

  • measuring temperatures,

  • robots working in customer service

  • or robots who actually look like people

  • Today we are in Kawasaki to show you another type of robot

  • that was created to help people battle the feeling of loneliness

  • It's name is love robot, "LOVOT"

  • LOVOT is a love robot which inspires to become your human friend

  • It is a highly sophisiticated and responsive robot

  • that is able to navigate in its environment

  • react to people who interact with them

  • and even ask for hugs

  • It was created to spread love

  • Once you pick it up, you can feel its warmth

  • and cannot help cuddling with it

  • It's so warm!

  • LOVOT can't do much in terms of practicality

  • but it's purpose is to be a companion

  • Just like a cat or a dog

  • Using bluetooth, it can connect with its nest station

  • where it recharges the batteries

  • but it can communicate with other LOVOTs

  • Near Tokyo, there is a special place you get to spend some time with this lovely creation

  • LOVOT cafe

  • LOVOT cafe is a small cafe located in Kawasaki

  • Here you get to play with LOVOT while enjoying food

  • When you enter the store you are greeted with the cute stares of the LOVOTs

  • patiently waiting for someone to play with them

  • If you come early in the morning or if you're lucky,

  • you might even see them change their outfits

  • Once you're seated, you can choose your favorite robot

  • that will keep you company while you wait for you r food

  • Menu offered is also inspired by LOVOT

  • There most popular meal is LOVOT burger

  • that comes with a cute LOVOT face on it

  • For a drink why not go for a LOVOT latte art?

  • We talked to Suzuki-san from Groove X company

  • the creator of LOVOT, to understand LOVOT better

  • we heard voices of customers who are interested in LOVOT

  • but doesn't have the opportunity to meet them

  • so we made this cafe

  • Hopefully you come casually to meet LOVOT

  • What kind of customers come here, and what is their reaction?

  • The range is quite wide

  • There are families, some in couples,

  • some people come alone

  • They all enjoy the company of LOVOT during their stay here

  • It differs how you enjoy the place

  • Some take selfies with LOVOT

  • Some just holds them or cuddles them

  • Every customer enjoy their time with LOVOT in a different way

  • How can LOVOT makes up happy?

  • When you touch it, LOVOT is warm and soft

  • When you gaze their eyes, they look back

  • and you can see their twinkling eyes

  • When you call their names they will come to you

  • That is how you can show them love

  • "Tama-kun" and "captain are the relaxed type"

  • Matcha is cuddly type

  • They all have different characters

  • Shiratama is hyper

  • I guess that's true

  • As I said, their characters are each different

  • but depending on the owner they live with

  • The character of the LOVOT will gradually evolve

  • When the owner sings a lot

  • the LOVOT will start to sing-along

  • They can adapt to that? Amazing

  • And what is the price for this LOVOT?

  • The price for LOVOT is

  • For 1 LOVOT

  • 349,800yen ( 3200 US dollars)

  • For DUO, which is 2 of them

  • 657,800yen (6000 US dollars)

  • On top of that, monthly fee

  • but also are plans with 0 yen starting fee and only monthly fee

  • Does Suzuki san play with LOVOT, too?

  • Yes, I hg them sometimes

  • or cuddle them to relax when my soul is tired

  • It can sense when you touch it

  • Wherever you touch it, it knows where you're touching it

  • which is pretty amazing I think

  • and it's so warm

  • They're looking at me

  • It feels like they're looking into my souls right now

  • LOVOT may not have a special ability to make your life easier

  • or convenient

  • but what it does have is the emotional needs of different kinds of people

  • Whether it's short term or long term,

  • LOVOT can definitely brighten up your day

  • Would you like to try?

  • I want a baby now

Hello everyone, welcome to Waoryu! Only in Japan Channel

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