Japan's Giant Gundam Will Be Torn Down Next March 

On 5 March 2017, the giant Gundam statue in Tokyo's Odaiba will be no more. So there's still time to see it, but not much.

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This giant Gundam statue went up in 2012, and it isn't the first of its kind. Previously, a giant Gundam went up in Tokyo in 2009, and there was another one in Shizuoka the following year. Neither were permanent displays.

Even though this latest news sounds like a bummer, especially considering how many tourists visit the statue, as Gundam Info reports, there are currently plans for a new giant Gundam. More details will be announced at a later date.

Since 2019 is Gundam's 40th anniversary, expect the next one to be the greatest giant Gundam yet.


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