If there’s one place on Earth you can already get a glimpse of our robot-assisted future, it’s Japan. Routinely at the forefront of robotics research, the country has brought us some of the weirdest automatons, most lifelike androids, and cutest helper-bots.

To learn more, check out: Behind the Machines: Investing in Robotics from a Research Perspective and Betting Big on Robotics with ROBO Global CIO.