October 7, 2009

Tetsujin 28-go Comes to Kobe

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Tetsujin 28-go has taken over Kobe's Nagata Ward. Modeled after the comic/TV Series robot, the 15 meter statue weighs 50 tons and stands as either protection against evil bots or a reminder of them. The project was actually meant to help revitalize the area after the 1995 Great Hanshin Earthquake and will be a permanent fixture, unlike the giant Gundam in Odaiba. A completion ceremony was held last week to celebrate his arrival.

Via Kyodo

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Posted by Sheila Franklin at October 7, 2009 9:10 AM
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