Real-Size Gundam in Odaiba

Diver City Tokyo Plaza, Yurikamome Line

Tomoko Kamishima   - 1 min read

A robot standing in front of Diver City Tokyo Plaza in Odaiba is a real-size model of a robot weapon in the popular animation series, “Mobile Suit Gundam.” It was broadcast on TV here in Japan in 1979, and then was featured in many movies. The main character uses the robot to win battles in a war. This Gundam stands under the sky, showing its huge, cool, and powerful body (it's 18 meters high, and a whopping 43.4 tons). Boys from that time have become fathers now, and they get excited to see this real-size Gundam with their children. Actually, they look happier than their children!

Tomoko Kamishima

Tomoko Kamishima @tomoko.kamishima

Japan is a small island nation, but we have a huge number of surprising things to discover here. Many of these delights can be found when you step off the main street onto small side paths. I really enjoy studying about and researching various aspects of traditional Japanese culture, and then sha...