id=”article-body” class=”row” section=”article-body”> It’s even bigger than it looks. Standing in front of it, my head tilted back — it’s huge. It’s sci-fi come to life: an 18-meter/59-foot tall Mobile Suit from the anime series “Gundam.”
Built initially to celebrate the series’ 30th anniversary, the enormous statue has traveled around a bit.
It now stands guard in front of the DiverCity mall on the artificial island of Odaiba in Tokyo Bay. It doesn’t walk around (sadly), nor can you climb up into it (bummer), but for fans of the anime, or anyone who just digs giant robots, http://nagadiya.com/index.php?option=com_k2&view=itemlist&task=user&id=88106 it’s pretty cool.
Here’s how it looks up close.