The life-size Gundam robot replica Japanese engineers have been working on for months is finally ready for its big debut ... even though it's probably Japan's worst-kept secret. The Gundam.info website announced on Monday that the 18-meter-high (59-foot-tall) life-size, moving Gundam statue has set two new Guinness … The long-awaited "walking Gundam" statue of Yokohama has finally had its first press day, and it's looking just as impressive as promised. Back in 2009, as part of a celebration of the Gundam franchise’s 30th anniversary, the company that owns Gundam erected a similar 60 foot Gundam in Shiokaze park in the Odaiba part of Tokyo. We’ve gotten a few glimpses of the Gundam in basic motion before, during some of its preliminary testing, but it now looks to … Watch as Yokohama’s Giant Gundam Takes Its First Steps in the Spotlight. Currently, the 59-foot-tall Gundam is being constructed, with the frame being put together in Ibaraki Prefecture. The Gundam.info website announced on Monday that the 18-meter-high (59-foot-tall) life-size, moving Gundam statue has set two new Guinness World Records: Largest mobile humanoid robot and Largest mobile Gundam.The records were officially acknowledged on December 3. The model shows the full design and setup of the actual Gundam's hangar base where the walking motion presentation will take place. "GUNDAM FACTORY YOKOHAMA" announces that they will finally reveal the full size walking version of the RX-78-2 Gundam to public on October 1st 2020 at the Yamashita Pier in Yokohama, and will be staying in that location for one year until October 3rd 2021! I guess a real gundam walking and flying around is a long ways off. On December 17, the Gundam Factory Yokohama held a ceremony to commemorate the acknowledgement of the record. However, not only are there plans to create a life-size Gundam that walks by 2019 but we are also getting a replacement statue in the form of the Unicorn Gundam later this year. Not every shows are the same, depends on the hour, better check online before you go. G.I. References ThunderCats Ultimates Mumm-Ra … Marvel Legends Variant Venom . Not every shows are the same, depends on the hour, better check online before you go. November 30, 2020 Joseph Luster. He believed more people would come and see a moving, walking Gundam. I highly recommend walking over if you are in the area. The 1:1 Gundam statue outside Diver City mall is a must go landmark in Tokyo, no matter you know Gundam or not. Please also purchase the GUNDAM FACTORY YOKOHAMA entrance ticket for using the GUNDAM-DOCK TOWER viewing ticket. We shift the visitors for the viewing of GUNDAM-DOCK TOWER (single viewing only). It will be upgraded from a normal RX-78-2 Gundam to an RX-0 Unicorn Gundam, which has become very popular since its 2010 debut. Star Wars Premier Collection Ahsoka Tano LE Statue. The announcement came as part of a live project stream conducted in part to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Gundam franchise.The statue, which has already been constructed, stands nearly 60 feet tall. They have a platform where they will take a photo of you and the gundam with your phone and also one with their camera so you can buy a souvenir photo. Joe Classified Series Gung-Ho, Cobra Commander & Profit Director Destro . 6.8K; 9/21/2020 5:35 PM PT Gundam MGEX 1/100 RX-0 Unicorn Gundam (Ka Ver.) The Gundam statue in Yokohama is no more a “waste of money” than Disneyland is. This is located near the Diver City mall in Odaiba. Here's the full video: Replay Video Jun 9, 2004 2,147 1,018 1,585 41 LA. The project's concept and plans were also featured during their press release conference on January 20th. We gave you a look at the statue back in September, showing off a couple of its moves as testing was underway. This 18 meter walking Gundam statue will be erected in summer of 2020, at the peak of the Olympics at Yamashita Pier in Yokohama, just outside of Tokyo. The Life-Sized Unicorn Gundam Statue is a full-scale statue of the RX-0 Unicorn Gundam from the series Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn installed outside Odaiba's DiverCity Tokyo Plaza, in Tokyo, Japan. This replaced a RX-78-2 model which was first placed at the site in 2012. Here's the full video: According to the website, the construction of the 'Gundam' statue is almost finished, and it's scheduled to be unveiled to the public in October 2020. A RX-0 Unicorn Gundam statue was unveiled in Odaiba, Tokyo in 2017 which stands at almost 65ft tall (19.7m). A short video clip showing the statue, sans its head, raising its leg in a walking motion has excited 'Gundam' fans all over the world. A walking tour of Odaiba, an artificial island in Tokyo Bay, filmed the last day of under a state of emergency. 40th Anniversary Model Kit. The Sunrise studio of Bandai also announced in 2014 that its aim is to recreate a moving, walking, Gundam statue, which differs from the old Gundam. The new upgrades to the life-size Gundam statue in Japan is set to be revealed in 2020. Advertisement Sep 22, 2020 #21 Gundam yokohama. Hotels near Gundam Statue: (7.87 km) Family Inn Saiko (8.92 km) Park Hyatt Tokyo (13.14 km) MIMARU TOKYO AKASAKA (8.61 km) Hundred Stay Tokyo Shinjuku (11.09 km) The Millennials Shibuya; View all hotels near Gundam Statue on Tripadvisor Building the Gundam. It replaced a previous statue of the RX-78-2 Gundam model. The long-awaited "walking Gundam" statue of Yokohama has finally had its first press day, and it's looking just as impressive as promised. Life-Size Gundam Robot Replica in Japan Can Now Move Around Mobile Suit Gundam Life-Size RX-78-2 Replica Moves On Its Own!!!. This is far from the first true-to-size Gundam that has been erected in Japan. In celebration of the completion of the Gundam Global Challenge, a 1/30 scale model of the "Walking Gundam" was revealed during the Gundam Yokohama press conference on January 20th. Behold Tokyo's new giant Unicorn Gundam robot statue This Gundam in Yokohama is Japan's second full-scale RX-78.