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For $3,400: Bandai to sell 1.5m tall Gundam figure

No doubt, Gundam is Japan’s favorite anime. They opened a Gundam Cafe in Akihabara, they erected a 1:1 scale Gundam statue in Tokyo bay, and they keep offering tons of Gundam-powered stuff on a monthly basis. The 1/60 Gundam statue replica (30cm) CrunchGear showed you last November, for example, wasn’t bad, but today Bandai unveiled something even cooler: a Gundam model that stands an impressive 1.5 meters (5′) and weighs 35kg.

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Myst4521d ago

They may as well just make a authentic gundam that you can actually pilot...

Archaic4521d ago

They've already built a life size Gundam statue. Pity they didn't build a cockpit into it and let people get inside. Imagine how much they could've charged for that.

Myst4521d ago

Yeah I know the 1:1 scale, still say they should make a real capable and all that.

If they made it with a pilot seat and all that I would have gone to Japan for that...

Barbapapa4520d ago

this is actually a working mobile suit which is just on standby were just waiting for the go sign to invade America.

jwalkerz4520d ago

it will protect japan from godzilla

fatstarr4521d ago

Gundams are going to be in existence in the next few years. the 1:1 was just a test. I cant wait. i wonder how much shipping costs for this 1:5 gundam for 3.5k
i actually want 1.

klado4520d ago

You meant centuries?