Japanese Royal Robot Rumble 2012 featured costumes, pushing (not much rumbling)

Is this a fight or a dance-off? Both, I think.

As part of the RoboGames 2012 in Japan, the Robot Japan Team "staged a classic robot rumble competition to delight the crowds," but it looked a bit more like a dancing competition than a "robot fight." Still, it's pretty impressive if you consider the costumes and different robot moves, making it worthwhile to watch the video.

Check out more robot fights and coverage of RoboGames 2012 at the Robot Dreams site.

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