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Move over Gundam, Time for Life Sized Gigantor!

Now we just need to make them fight!

 
 
In the two plus years I've been covering anime and J-culture, I've noticed that the Japanese just love making enormous Gundams. We've seen lanterns, statues, and slightly movable robots more recently, though I rarely see any non-gundam monoliths. That said, Kobe City will soon be home to a monolithic Gigantor (Testujin 28.)
 
Aiming for an October completion, the Gigantor statue will stand 18 meters tall (roughly 5 stories) and cost around 135 million yen.
Agent_Loston July 27, 2009 at 4:09 p.m.
If I remember right, unlike the Gundam one, Gigantor is a permanent statues.
JJOR64on July 27, 2009 at 4:53 p.m.
I'm surprised they haven't made a giant Mario statue yet.
rocketbomberon July 27, 2009 at 6:34 p.m.
Funny, I used to know a guy who looked just like that but his name was Tetsujin -- I must be thinking of someone else.
;P

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