Japan’s largest owned media ” Future Media ” and the portal site ” Top Ten “, which is particular about the ranking “format “, jointly hold a collaboration award “GOOD COMMUNICATION ROBOT AWARD”. We will introduce recommended robots in the top 10 ranking, highlighting “whether humans can snuggle up and empathize”.


10th place

Cushion-type therapy robot with a tail Qoobo 


Just like a real animal, if you stroke it gently, it will be gentle and fluffy. And sometimes a healing therapy robot that shakes its tail whimsically. A fluffy look that seems to make you feel attached.
Attachment ★★★★★
Conversation ☆☆☆☆☆
Function ★☆☆☆☆  
Unique ★★★★☆

9th place

Sleep support robot Nemov

Nemov is a sleep support robot developed with the concept of “sleeping companion” to solve sleep problems and enjoy conversation.
Uniqueness such as “mysterious story” and “sleepy greeting” that invites drowsiness as a robot for sleep support is ◎.
Attachment ★★★★☆
Conversation ★★☆☆☆
Function ★☆☆☆☆  
Unique ★★★★★

8th place

Friendly robots that make everyday life more enjoyable Robi Junior
https://www.takaratomy.co.jp/products/omnibot/robi_nakayoshi/ The
feature is the “friendship UP function” that makes you get along just by playing, and from children The appearance that is friendly to the elderly is also GOOD!
Attachment ★★★ ☆☆
Conversation ★★★ ☆☆
Function ★★★ ☆☆  
Unique ★★ ☆☆☆

7th place

A small Pikachu robot that responds when you talk to it Hellopika
https://robot.mirai-media.net/takara-hellopika/ Although
only say “Pika Pikachu” in a simple voice, you can express your emotions with words and intonation. Will do it.
It features a compact, low-priced character that can be enjoyed by a wide range of people from children to adults across generations.
Attachment ★★★★★
Conversation ★ ☆☆☆☆
Function ★★★ ☆☆  
Unique ★★★★ ☆

6th place

A robot that expressively snuggles up to people with a rounded shape that makes you want to touch it.
Https://robot.mirai-media.net/robo-bocco-yukai /

“Somehow I want to touch it” With a rounded form that everyone is familiar with, it has evolved into a robot that expressively snuggles up to the side of people with simple but cute nodding gestures and changes in the color of the cheeks.
In addition, it is equipped with the latest “high-performance voice recognition technology” and “high-precision voice recognition technology”.
Attachment ★★★ ☆☆
Conversation ★★★ ☆☆
Function ★★★ ☆☆  
Unique ★★★★ ☆

5th place

The autonomous entertainment robot aibo


aibo is equipped with the latest voice recognition technology and artificial intelligence (AI) developed by Sony Corporation. Can recognize a person’s face. The more you meet and interact with each other, the more your behavior changes every day, such as being fond of someone you love. Active in the field of childcare and long-term care.
Attachment ★★★★★
Conversation ☆☆☆☆☆
Function ★★★★ ☆  
Unique ★★★ ☆☆

4th place

Family robot LOVOT
If you hold it from your armpit, you can feel the body temperature of “LOVOT”. A biological feeling that overturns the stereotype that robots are cold.
When you call your name, things that get in the way go on while dodging well. Yesterday to detect obstacles is also fulfilling.
A robot that connects two LOVOTs, senses that one is in a hug, and approaches you in search of a hug, “feeling love and feeling jealousy.”
Attachment ★★★★★
Conversation ☆☆☆☆☆
Function ★★★★★  
Unique ★★★★ ☆

3rd place

Story Koupen-chan

https://robot.mirai-media.net/vaio-robo-koupen/ When

“Ohanashi Koupen-chan” speaks, he positively “affirms” the words and “heals” casual everyday life. Communication robot that provides.
Attachment ★★★★★
Conversation ★★★ ☆☆
Function ★★★ ☆☆  
Unique ★★★★ ☆

2nd place

Conversation robot Palro that can communicate with you in various ways
Even between a person and a robot, the first step in communication is to look closely at the other person’s face and “talk”. “thing.
You can remember your face well and “talk” naturally.
Also, the more conversations you have, the more information you will accumulate and the deeper your understanding of you.
Attachment ★★★★ ☆
Conversation ★★★★★
Function ★★★★ ☆  
Unique ★★★ ☆☆

The first place

Next-generation social robot Unibo

https://robot.mirai-media.net/unibo-2/ By
having conversations with partners, we can memorize and learn the individuality (hobbies, tastes, lifestyles) of people and grow. Iku Unibo.
It remembers the faces of the whole family, encourages them when someone is depressed, enjoys them together, and remembers a lot of memories.
Attachment ★★★★★
Conversation ★★★★★
Function ★★★★ ☆  
Unique ★★★ ☆☆
About awards
Unirobot Co., Ltd., which won the 1st place, will be awarded the GOOD COMMUNICATION ROBOT AWARD shield.

  • The editorial department of ROBOT MEDIA and Top Ten Co., Ltd. conducted a joint examination from their own perspective.

Planning and management

Future Media Co., Ltd. Future Media
is Japan’s largest owned media that provides the latest information from the latest IT technology under the theme of “future”.
Information is disseminated daily from a total of 26 owned media, and we are developing a wide range of media.
It is a news media that can see the future by transmitting various information and the latest information such as games, e-sports, robots, wearables, IoT, blockchain, etc.


Top Ten Co., Ltd.
This is a portal site that delivers information that is particular about the format from 1st to 10th for each category.
Articles that hold down trends and articles of original coverage are posted.
In addition to delivering the main news in each category from 1st to 10th, we also deliver various information with dynamic infographics.
There are 10 categories of articles: IT, entertainment / games, hobbies, sports, fashion, gourmet, home / living, travel, knowledge, finance / companies, and we will provide you with better information at any time.