Robot-themed films now dominate the theatres and streaming services both in Japan and other countries worldwide. By visiting Robocup or watching robot-themed movies, you can learn everything you need to know about robotics.
But if movies are not enough for you, there are also robot-themed TV series you can watch on leading streaming platforms. There are series that show the integration of Robotics in everyday life, artificial assistants and even armies of robots. Discover the best robot-themed series that will keep you entertained in the comfort of your own home in Japan.
- Love, Death & Robots
If you are looking for something different, like twisted tales and uncanny worlds, you will surely love the Netflix series Love, Death & Robots. The animated series deals with different histories and robot life in a post-apocalyptic city. It’s already in its third season, and fans can’t wait to see what happens next. The series is a reimagined work of David Fincher’s and Tim Miller’s long-in-development reworking of the 1981 animated science fiction classic, Heavy Metal.
Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy are the creators of the HBO dystopian science fiction western television series Westworld. The story takes place in a futuristic theme park with a Wild West theme that is filled up with androids that go haywire and start killing human visitors. This is a fantastic science fiction show that will captivate you throughout each season. It is clever, thought-provoking, and packed with surprises.
- Lost in Space
American science fiction television programme Lost in Space was created and produced by Irwin Allen and debuted on CBS. The series is all about the Robinsons, the earliest family of space colonists who struggle to survive in the depth of space.
After crash-landing on an alien planet full of hidden dangers, the Robinson family struggles against all odds to survive and escape. The show had 83 episodes over three seasons.
Humans by Sam Vincent and Jonathan Brackley are excellent television series for those who enjoy stories about AIs. The story takes place in a parallel universe where technology is advanced and lifelike humanoids known as ‘Synths’ are essential household items.
The series focuses on the psychological, social and cultural effects of the advancement of robots known as synths. This sci-fi television series is based on the award-winning Swedish drama ‘Real Humans.’
- I Am Not a Robot
Watch Kim Sun Mi’s South Korean drama I Am Not Robot if you want a little lighter with a hint of romance. It tells the story of a wealthy and successful man named Kim Min Gyu who lives a lonely life because of his allergy to people.
Then he meets and falls in love with a girl pretending to be a robot for her ex-boyfriend, a brilliant robot professor. It garnered a lot of attention during its release, and up until now, people still watch it. You can watch this series on popular streaming sites.