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Latest Life-Size Gundam Replica Is Zaku's Heat Tomahawk

posted on 2012-08-17 23:50 EDT by Ko Ransom
7-meter/23-foot enemy weapon displayed in designer Kunio Okawara's exhibit

This week, the Hiroki Oda Museum of Art in Fukuoka Prefecture's city of Kama unveiled a life-size replica of the heat tomahawk weapon used by Zaku units in the Moble Suit Gundam anime franchise. The replica is roughly seven meters (about 23 feet) long, and is a part of an August 18-October 8 exhibit on Gundam mechanical designer Kunio Okawara.

The exhibit also features original drawings, production materials, and plastic models and toys that Okawara created or co-created.

This April, the rebuilt life-size replica Gundam statue was unveiled at Diver City Tokyo, a complex built on the Odaiba island by Mitsui Fudosan and Fuji TV.

Source: The Mainichi Shimbun, Yomiuri Shimbun


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