Saturday, May 14, 2005

SGI Japan Builds World's Spookiest Robots

I'm not sure what the goal of this project is, supposedly they are meant to imitate the look of flower girls, but they look to me like white ghosts. Reinforcing that idea is the fact that in Japan white is considered the color of death. Seeing these, I have this disturbing thought that as in Ghost in the Shell, SGI is extracting the souls of young girls and trapping them in these ghost-like bodies. Maybe it's just me...

Click the image for more pictures of the robots at their unveiling in March.