Bandai Namco Teases New Life-Size Gundam Statue
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The Bandai Namco Group announced at the 1st Gundam Conference in Tokyo on Tuesday that it plans to erect a new life-size statue from its popular Gundam robot anime franchise. Kōji Fujiwara, who is officially the third ever Chief Gundam Officer at Bandai Namco Entertainment, added that his company already launched the project. The 2nd Gundam Conference will provide more details this fall.
Bandai Namco currently has three life-size Gundam statues on display. A life-size "transforming" RX-0 Unicorn Gundam statue (left in images above) from the Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn anime debuted at Tokyo's Diver City complex in September 2017. Sunrise then unveiled a 18-meter-high (59-foot-tall) life-size, moving RX-78-2 Gundam statue (center) from the first Mobile Suit Gundam anime in Yokohama on December 19. The life-size statue of the ZGMF-X10A Freedom Gundam (right) from Mobile Suit Gundam Seed debuted in Shanghai on May 28. (The Unicorn Gundam statue in Tokyo replaced a previous, mostly immobile RX-78-2 Gundam statue.)
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