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Dancing robots replace fans at Tokyo baseball game

Japan, Tokyo
July 9, 2020 at 15:38 GMT -00:00 · Published

Dancing robots replaced fans of the Japanese baseball team Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks in a stadium forced empty by coronavirus restrictions in Tokyo on Tuesday.

Before the team's Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB) game against Rakuten Eagles, over 20 robots bust their moves to the team's fight song on an otherwise empty stand.

Two different kinds of robots were seen getting their groove on - SoftBank's humanoid robot 'Pepper' and another one functioning on four legs like a dog.

Some of the dancing robots donned Hawks caps and waved flags in support of the team.

Mandatory credit: SoftBank HAWKS

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Dancing robots replaced fans of the Japanese baseball team Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks in a stadium forced empty by coronavirus restrictions in Tokyo on Tuesday.

Before the team's Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB) game against Rakuten Eagles, over 20 robots bust their moves to the team's fight song on an otherwise empty stand.

Two different kinds of robots were seen getting their groove on - SoftBank's humanoid robot 'Pepper' and another one functioning on four legs like a dog.

Some of the dancing robots donned Hawks caps and waved flags in support of the team.

Mandatory credit: SoftBank HAWKS

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