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Lifesize Gundam, Hyper Hybrid

Do you remember the huge 1/1 Gundam RX78 that stood in Odaiba, Tokyo in late summer 2009? It was so popular at the time that thousands of visitors flocked to the scene and there was even a gorgeous Gundam wedding held there. I am placing…

Gundam Shizuoka

The 1/1 scale Gundam is going to be back on display in Shizuoka this time. You will be able to see it while riding the Shinkansen? That would be a cool view from the window. Mt Fuji on one side, Gundam on the other. It will be on…

Gundam Job Interview

Can you put together a plastic model Gundam and paint it perfectly within a 3 hour time frame? If you can then you might be ready for a job at the dental implant maker, Bitec Global. From October Bitec Global are asking new recruits…

Fune no Kagakukan

Mockmoon often has some great timelapse and/or tilt shift videos. This one takes a vantage point at the Fune no Kagakukan (船の科学館), Museum of Maritime Science. These are some great shots of the area including Gundam live.…

Gundam Wedding Ceremony

I just got back from the special wedding event that was held at the base of the 1/1 Gundam RX at Odaiba on August 25, 2009. The couple was chosen out of over 500 entries by T&G wedding planners. Both Bride and Groom have been…

Odaiba Gundam Wedding

A special wedding event was held at the base of the 1/1 Gundam RX78 at Odaiba on August 25, 2009. The couple was chosen out of over 500 entries by T&G wedding planners. They have a new born daughter they have named Sayla (せいら) from the…

Gundam Wedding

The Gundam project at Odaiba is now set for a wedding. The Wedding Planning company, T&G (Take & Give) have a special wedding ceremony planned for one lucky couple on Tuesday 25th August (8:45pm). The couple were picked from 548…

Gundam 00 Complete Best

The Gundam 00 Complete Best limited edition DVD went on sale on July 8th, 2009. I spotted this truck driving through Shibuya advertising ガンダム00. The Gundam name is said to come from the 2 English words of "gun" and "freedom" to…

Gundam, Odaiba

The 1/1 scale model of the RX78 Gundam robot at Odaiba (お台場) has created a large amount of attention. Japanese and international travelers in their thousands have found their way to Shiokaze Park in Odaiba to view the Gundam which lights up…

Odaiba Gundam on Flickr

Yesterday, flickr featured the 1/1 Gundam statue at Odaiba on its daily blog. They have an English and Chinese version of the blog. My photos of Gundam were featured in the Chinese version. You can see more of my flickr Gundam…

4 Japan Mini-Tours (Part II)

I posted recently on some mini-tours that were available in Japan including Gunkanjima and the Morioka Silk factory. To follow up on that I am going to have a look at 4 other mini tours available as highlighted by Trendy Magazine in their…