This Bear (Wiki) wants to sweep you off your feet and cuddle!
Japan prefers robots for its increasinly packed nursing homes, which are already understaffed, because Japan refuses even the thought of having foreign nurses provide care (although the Philippines offers a willing and plentiful supply of nurses).
Also refer the previous 3Yen reports on nursing care bots:
. . ♥ World’s most cumbersome wheelchair (3Yen | 2009-08-31)
. . ♥ Stroke my soft machine (3Yen | 2006-03-01) ← See left.