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Gundam Factory inauguration

Gundam factory has opened to the public, in Yokohama, Japan. Where it’s possible to see an 18 meters giant robot, or mecha, on a 1:1 scale.

Source: Teller Report

In commemoration of the 40th anniversary of the popular anime “Mobile Suit Gundam”, the full-scale moving “Gundam” will be released to the public in Yokohama City.

At Yamashita Pier in Yokohama Port, the same 18-meter-high moving “Gundam” that appeared in the popular anime “Mobile Suit Gundam” broadcast from 1979 will be open to the public from the December 19th.

Prior to this, the opening ceremony was held on the night of the 18th, and the illuminated Gundam was released to the press.

At the ceremony, the illuminated Gundam moved its legs and arms as if walking, a powerful figure shining against the background of the night sky was shown.

In addition, the rock band “LUNA SEA”, who was in charge of the theme song for the 40th anniversary project, also attended the ceremony and performed live.

in order to prevent infectious diseases, we will thoroughly measure the temperature of visitors and encourage them to wear masks, and we will restrict admission depending on the congestion situation. It means that there are things to do.

The inauguration should be on October 1st, but due to restrictions imposed to avoid the spread of COVID-19, was delayed to December 19th. The RX-79F00 Gundam will be available from December 19th to March 31th, 2022.

This video shows the robot moving its arms and legs during the opening ceremony.

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