Robo-G is a 2012 Japanese comedy by director Shinobu Yaguchi (Swing Girls and Water Boys).
An appliance company’s president decides to get into robotics and enlist three bumbling engineers to build a new robot in 3 months and launch in an upcoming robot expo. Not surprisingly, they fail miserably and enlist a 73 year old grandpa to wear a robot suit instead. And this is when the fun begins as old meets new …
Robots (and robotics) play a major part in technology in Japan.