10/08/2006:"The Perfect Woman..."
...at least for a few of the men I know, anyway. Although these animatronic Hello Kitty Robot Girls are kind of freaky, humans are still cheaper, with union scale at $1,620 per week, versus $3500 for 5 days for a Robot Working Girl. You might want to brush up on your Japanese before you try to find the video links in this page, so here's a direct link (1.7MB, WMV) to make it easier on you. These robots are pretty impressive, but I don't think we'll have to hire a Blade Runner anytime soon.