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Karakuri ningyo are mechanized puppets that were popular from the 18th century to 19th century. The word karakuri means mechanical device designed to tease or trick. It implies hidden magic or an element of mystery. Japan’s love of robots lies in the history of the Karakuri Ningyo. Ever since these early automatons were created, more modern robots have been developed with more of an edge.
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Karakuri ningyo are mechanized puppets that were popular from the 18th century to 19th century. The word karakuri means mechanical device designed to tease or trick. It implies hidden magic or an element of mystery.  Japan’s love of robots lies in the history of the Karakuri Ningyo. Ever since these early automatons were created, more modern robots have been developed with more of an edge.