Due to coronavirus restrictions, no audience can gather in the sporting arena and Japanese Baseball Team Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks have come up with Robots supporting their team for the game.
The recent game at Nippon Professional Baseball game against Rakuten Eagles on Tuesday, 20 robots danced to the teams fight song on the podium.
Two different robots, including SoftBank’s humanoid robot ‘Pepper’ and others on four legs like a dog, stamped and shimmied in a choreographed dance that is usually performed by the Hawks’ fans before games in the 40,000 capacity Fukuoka Dome.
Some people took the clip and shared on social media sites which have garnered over 63,000 views.
I’m not sure ifthe robots paid to get in. pic.twitter.com/GmpIGtDtt0
— Jim Allen (@JballAllen) July 7, 2020
Some people are worried about the new spectators where they commented “First they take our jobs. Then they take our seats,” wrote one Twitter user. “Everything about this is awesome! Love it!” expressed another. “It is normal that I’m so afraid of this?” tweeted a third. “The Terminator!” commented a fourth.
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