Barack Obama bows to Honda's robot

US President Barack Obama (2nd L) talks to chief executive director of the Miraikan Museum, Mamoru Mohri (2nd R), about Honda's humanoid robot ASIMO (R), an acronym for Advanced Step in Innovative MObility, as student Nao Yamamoto (L) and student Iida Satoru (3rd L) look on, as he tours the Miraikan Science Expo in Tokyo. (AFP)

Obama earlier vowed to defend Japan if China attacks over a tense territorial dispute, but also urged Beijing to help stop North Korea from forging ahead with its "dangerous" nuclear programme. (AFP)

US President Barack Obama stops a football that was kicked to him by humanoid robot ASIMO. (AFP)

US President Barack Obama bows to Honda's humanoid robot ASIMO. (AFP)

US President Barack Obama (C) listens to a message from commander of the International Space Station, Koichi Wakata. (AFP)

A limousine carrying U.S. President Barack Obama arrives at the Imperial Palace for a welcome ceremony in Tokyo. (AP)

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