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Master Samurai Competes Against Sword-Wielding Robot [Video]

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Robotics company Yaskawa decided to make their 100th birthday even more memorable by staging a greatest Samurai competition between its Motoman-MH24 robot and a five time world record holding Samurai master.

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The robot’s movements were modeled after the Samurai’s own, making this more of a competition with a robotic version of himself, but the results are no less impressive. However, don’t go into the video after the jump thinking its going to be an actual sword fight, as its actually more about technique – slicing flowers, fruit and the like.

(via CollegeHumor)


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