This Disneyland Animatronic Looks Like Real-Life CGI And My Mind Is Blown
I can't tell if this is amazing or terrifying.
If you've been around since the '80s or '90s, you probably think that all animatronics look a bit like this:
Ya know, kinda clanky with jerky movements, like on the Small World ride.
So when I tell you that this is a new animatronic Belle being made for Tokyo Disneyland, your mind might be blown:
Like, honestly I didn't believe it was an animatronic until I saw this GIF:
SERIOUSLY. It looks like CGI but it's actually a robot! LOOK AT IT.
Others, like my coworkers, are just plain freaked out by the uncanny valley it creates:
Sadly for those in the rest of the world, this ride is currently only slated for Tokyo Disneyland, with a 2020 opening date. Check out the preview video for more details on the project:
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