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Pepper Rocks with Asian Kung-Fu Generation

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Pepper, the programmable humanoid robot that can detect and respond to human emotions, has a new function: beatboxing. In the video above, Pepper uses the Pepperythm app to set the pace for two members of Asian Kung-Fu Generation, veteran Japanese rockers anime fans may recognize from Bleach, Fullmetal Alchemist and Naruto.

Anime News Network explains how this all came about—and even offers a behind-the-scenes video!

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