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The Legend of the Headless Gundam


August has come and gone, and with it, the life-size Odaiba Gundam-- which is now being taken down. Will it ever appear again? Maybe, maybe not. But the legend says that if you stare out at the Odaiba theme park on a clear night with a full moon, you can see some green eyes glowing in the darkness...

Okay, that's a load of crap. But i can't imagine they'd go to the expense and never display the Gundam again, so hopefully it'll spring back up for other events eventually.

In the meantime, a few of us were talking about the 'bot at KumoriCon-- I think it was Toshi (Yoshida, ADR producer on Gurren Lagann and Kurokami for Bandai Entertainment) who said that he'd calculated the rough shipping costs of the Gundam at $3 million-- which doesn't include the purchase of the Gundam itself, or a place to put it. In other words, it'd be cheaper to build our own than to import the one from Odaiba.

Just sayin'.
HeeroYuyon Sept. 9, 2009 at 12:11 p.m.
Till we meet again old friend...
 
Yeah, no offense to whoever it was that suggested it first, but I thought the whole shipping idea was pretty stupid...  

Also, Happy Strongest Day and Happy Birthday Len!
lordhaseoon Sept. 10, 2009 at 8:31 a.m.
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