List of fictional female robots and cyborgs

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This list of fictional female androids, female robots, female cyborgs and gynoids is sorted by media genre and alphabetised by character name. Gynoids appearing in both anime and manga are listed in the animation category. Gynoids have other synonyms in fictional work, particularly in Japanese media. Common examples include: robotess, fembot, cyberdoll, marionette, sexaroid, (female) boomer, and persocom, although the latter is the word for personal computers in Japanese.

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  • Black Velveteen, from song of the same name on Lenny Kravitz's album 5 (1998)
  • Electric Barbarella, from the Duran Duran album Medazzaland, a tribute to the movie Barbarella whose video featured bandmates interacting with a robotic sex doll
  • Gynoid hand depicted on the cover of Autograph's album Sign In Please. A larger, clearer image of the same gynoid appeared on the album That's The Stuff. It also appeared in the music video for the song, Turn Up The Radio (1984, 1985)
  • Metropolis-style silver robot being bitten by a vampire on the cover of Y&T's album Down for the Count (1985)
  • Sorayama-style gynoid from the cover of Aerosmith's album Just Push Play (2001)
  • Cyborg Noodle of the virtual band Gorillaz
  • Musician Janelle Monáe (2007 album, 2010 album) first introduced herself to the music scene with a conceptual EP, Metropolis: Suite I (The Chase), which gained her a Grammy nomination for her track "Many Moons".[1] The EP failed to make much of an impact commercially peaking at 115 in the United States.[2] In 2010 Monáe released her first studio album, The ArchAndroid (Suites II and III), a concept album sequel to her first EP. It was released to general acclaim from critics and gained a Grammy nomination for Best Contemporary R&B Album; the song "Tightrope" was also nominated for "Best Urban/Alternative Performance". The album also made more of an impact commercially, peaking at number 17 on the US Billboard 200 chart.
  • Female cyborg played by Christina Hendricks in the music video for "The Ghost Inside" by Broken Bells.
  • Shirley Manson in a Garbage music video for The World is Not Enough (1999)


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