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RX-78-2 Gundam (1/1 Scale Gundam 30th Anniversary Special)

When i first saw posts about this real life scale Gundam, i was like…”woooow!”, Japanese sure is serious with their culture even if it’s a modern pop culture. As we know, Gundam is one of the well known and the most famous modern pop culture in Japan and maybe in the world, everyone knows about it. Gundam represent great future and advanced people.

RX-78-2 Gundam (1/1 Scale, Gundam 30th Anniversary)

RX-78-2 Gundam (1/1 Scale, Gundam 30th Anniversary)

Front side

Back side

This 1/1 scale Gundam were build to commemorate the 30th Anniversary of Gunpla and Gundam anime.

Close up of the upper body

Close up of the lower body

Leg part, really big

There is a light works and some steam works in this statue, the eye,booster,beam saber,shoulder parts have a light works, and the chest or any other vent will produce steam to look like a hot steam from the engine.
The head can move left and right and up, oh…and some sound effect from the original anime too.

Light works on the eyes and steam coming out from chest and leg vent

Booster and backpack light works

The Real Grade RX-78-2 Gundam take panel line and color separation from this real scale gundam *or maybe the other way, i don’t remember which one is that.
This statue span about 18 meters and if the Gundam from the anime comes to life, this is the right scale of it

Picture taken from dalong.net
for more picture and story : dalong.net

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