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Android robot Kodomoroid speaks during a press event at the National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation Miraikan in Tokyo Tuesday, June 24, 2014. The latest creations from Japanese android expert Hiroshi Ishiguro are a female-announcer robot called Otonaroid, a girl robot called Kodomoroid and Telenoid, a hairless mannequin head with pointed arms that serves as a cuddly companion. Kodomoroid read the news without stumbling once and regurgitated complex tongue-twisters glibly.(Credit: AP / Shizuo Kambayashi)

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Japan's eerily human-looking robots

Japanese engineers this week showed off new female humanoid robots "Otonaroid" and "Kodomoroid" at the National Museum of Emerging Science and Technology in Tokyo, sparking curiosity for their highly human-like look. See the gallery for photos of these androids.