Researchers have noted the connection between the design of feminine robots and roboticists' assumptions about gendered appearance and labor.
It is also known as a gynoid, though this term is more recent.
..great majority of robots were either machine-like, male-like or child-like for the reasons that not only are virtually all roboticists male, but also that fembots posed greater technical difficulties.
Not only did the servo motor and platform have to be ‘interiorized’ (naizosuru), but the body [of the fembot] needed to be slender, both extremely difficult undertakings.
‘Come behind the counter’, he said, I looked at my aunt, hesitant, he looked decent enough.
That little girl in the video from could have been me.