The Kuratas robot
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Japanese artist builds giant $1.3m pilotable robot

30 November 2012 Last updated at 17:01 GMT

A Japanese artist has built a giant, mechanised robot, at a cost of $1.3m.

The robot - Kuratas - stands four metres tall and, the artist claims, can fire objects, triggered by the pilot's smile.

Tom Santorelli reports.