The animeanime.jp website notes
that the "blog" of the Namisuke mascot character has posted
details and pictures of the recently unveiled Gundam
monument's 1,300-degree-Celsius (2,372-degree-Fahrenheit), molten-bronze forging. The Namisuke anime character mascot represents Suginami, the municipal district in Tokyo where Gundam
studios and the Gundam
monument is located.