Who Needs Meditation, When They Can Just Watch the Gundam Time Lapse…

This time-lapse video of the 1:1 scale model Gundam in Shizuoka, Japan, is the most visually stunning thing you're bound to see all day. Watch it and go into a trance, only to wake up and book flights to Japan. » 8/04/10 7:00am 8/04/10 7:00am

Second Life-Sized Gundam Statue Begins Erection

Joining Tokyo's life-sized Gundam statue, the second life-sized Gundam has started being built in Shizuoka for its July 24th unveil. It'll hold a massive beam saber, and will mark the 30th anniversary of the Gundam plastic figurines. [JapanToday via Kotaku] » 6/03/10 5:17am 6/03/10 5:17am

Life-Sized Gundam to Wield Giant Lightsaber

When residents of Shizuoka were trying to figure out how to top last summer's Gundam statue, they did the obvious. Look for the new, lightsaber version this summer (OK, technically "beam saber"—but we know the truth). [Kotaku] » 3/22/10 8:17am 3/22/10 8:17am

And They Lived Happily Ever After... Until the Giant Gundam Smashed…

OK my dearly beloved, I don't care if you dress up as characters from the anime series to get married under a full-size Gundam in Tokyo. Just don't get married, ok? Unless you get to leave flying the damn thing. » 8/26/09 8:40pm 8/26/09 8:40pm

Full-Size Gundam Get Attacked by Laser During Inaugural Ceremony

I am not a full-size Gundam in Tokyo » 7/17/09 7:30pm 7/17/09 7:30pm—although I want to be one when I grow up—but if I were attacked with greeeeeen lasers during my inauguration ceremony, I would get pretty damn pissed off. Then I would destroy everything in sight, and go to have a carrot cake and coffee afterwards. []

Activated Full Size Gundam Robot Looks Totally, Absofrikinlutely ZOMG!

Holy frak. If you thought the 59-foot-tall Gundam in Tokyo was impressive when it was finished, you haven't seen it fully armed and operative at night. Beautiful and actually scary. Check the impressive close up: » 6/13/09 3:30pm 6/13/09 3:30pm