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Karakuri may refer to: The use of mechanical devices to create movement. Used during the 18th and 19th century in Japan to create movement in puppets, this practice can be applied to many areas. For instance: a factory may use karakuri to transfer boxes from a moving device to a rail by the use of mechanical (karakuri) interface allowing the boxes to move, or stay in position till movement was desired.