Last week, on Saturday a video was broadcast on bilibili under the Gundam China Project Presentation “Gundam G-Kai 2020”. On this video, the authorities including the president and CEO of sunrise Mr. Makoto Asanuma and producer Naohiro Ogata gave Gundam’s fans a message.
According to the update, a well renowned Japanese production company, Sunrise studio is preparing to bring a life-size Freedom Gundam statue. The Japanese production company has already installed its iconic character RX-78-3 Gundam’s statue in Tokyo back in 2009 on its 30th anniversary. Later, it was replaced by RX-O Unicorn Gundam statue in 2017.
Location And Date
Now, authorities are preparing to install life-size freedom statue somewhere outside Japan. For this purpose, they have opted China. It is planned to install it in front of LaLaport Jinqiao Mall, Shanghai, China. The exact schedule is not here but according to the official announcement, the statue will be available next year i.e. 2021.
Size Of Statue
According to the source, this statue could be 59-foot-tall. Preparing this gigantic piece of art and focusing on each and every detail is not an easy task. But, all the credits goes to the authorities who are taking this step to keep Gundam fans entertain and refresh their memories.
The character Freedom Gundam is among the main protagonists of the Mobile Suit Gundam SEED 2002. Later on, it appeared in Mobile Suit Gundam Seed Destiny 2004. Both the anime series ran successfully on TBS MBS in Japan. They were quite good enough to leave their influence at this extent that their character is still getting its statue outside the homeland.
The official website of Gundam has displayed a picture of Freedom Gundam’s expected statue. It was full of Gundam’s vibes. So, get ready to visit this overseas expansion of life-size Gundam statue.