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Life-Size Gundam Replica Complete

A life-size, eighteen-meter replica of Japanese anime’s iconic sci-fi military robot, the RX-78 Gundam, is scheduled for public display in Odaiba‚Äôs Shiokaze Park next month.

You can always count on hardworking Japanese engineers to get things done ahead of schedule. The Gundam is complete. Now all we need is a Newtype kid to fall into the cockpit. Click here to continue reading “Life-Size Gundam Replica Complete”…

Life-Size Gundam Rising in July

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Until now, even the largest Gundam models have been smaller than life-size. Sunrise created a 2/3-scale ten-meter Victory Gundam replica in the ’90’s, while a fanmade 1/3-scale Z Gundam replica stands at seven meters.

That all changes in July, when a full-scale eighteen-meter replica of the original RX-78 Gundam rises in Odaiba’s Shiokaze Park. The statue, patterned after the titular anthropomorphic military vehicle of the first Gundam anime series, will commemorate the 30th anniversary of the Gundam franchise. Click here to continue reading “Life-Size Gundam Rising in July”…