God-Jesus Robot (1984)

Museum of Curious Toys & Games: Bandai’s “God-Jesus” Robot (1984)

Hello and welcome to another view into this one-of-a-kind collection celebrating the bizarre world of  creepy or unusual toys & games. Each item featured in this collection represents a questionable (or maybe inspirational) moment in the development of toys and games throughout history.

Featured Item: Bandai’s God-Jesus Robot (a.k.a. Uranai Robo)

As we enter, as Byron Reese would say, a Fourth Age, where robots and AI transform humanity forever — perhaps it’s no better time than the present to look back to a robot toy from several decades ago. Before there was Pepper by Softbank Robotics or even Amazon Echo, there was the Uranai Robo — better known here in the US as the God-Jesus Robot.

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