18 meter moving full size Gundam Standing in Yokohama

place where there will be the Gundam Factory YokohamaAs a project for the 40th anniversary of the popular anime “Mobile Suit Gundam”, an overview presentation of “Gundam GLOBAL CHALLENGE” to set up a “moving” life-size Gundam was held in Tokyo. Appears as “GUNDAM FACTORY YOKOHAMA” at Yamashita Wharf in Yokohama City for a limited period of one year from October 1st.

Since 2014, researchers, engineers, and creators have gathered together to design, verify, and operate a full-scale (18-meter) Gundam, with the aim of opening it to the public.

The facility has two areas: “GUNDAM-DOCK” (G-DOCK), where you can see the moving Gundam up close, and “GUNDAM-LAB” (G-LAB), which contains facilities where you can learn about the mechanism of movement. Constitution. G-DOCK has a special viewing space where you can see Gundam up close from a height of 15 to 18 meters, and G-LAB has exhibition facilities as well as cafes and shops.

Use of facilities is charged. The price is undecided, and ticket sales are scheduled for July.

Mr. Yasuo Miyakawa, President of GLOBAL CHALLENGE, a general incorporated association, said, We have been working on this project to keep on dreaming, challenging possibilities, discover challenges and evolve by overcoming them.

“Things to do” as three major themes, I would like to challenge using a full-scale Gundam.

In addition, Hironori Ishii, GGC Technical Director, introduced the facilities and viewing, and Kei Okada, Professor, Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, The University of Tokyo, introduced “GGC Research Open Simulator”.

prototype Gundam Factory Yokohama official poster of Gundam Factory Yokohama official presentation of the event Gundam Factory Yokohama computer rendering for the Gundam Factory Yokohama watch the live streaming here below


18メートルの動く実物大ガンダム 10月1日横浜に立つ 山下ふ頭で1年間

人気アニメ「機動戦士ガンダム」の40周年プロジェクトとして、“動く”実物大ガンダムを設置する「ガンダム GLOBAL CHALLENGE」の概要発表会が20日、東京都内で行われた。「GUNDAM FACTORY YOKOHAMA」として、横浜市の山下ふ頭に10月1日から1年間の期間限定で登場する。