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What do you do when you want to copy another country’s efforts to recreate a giant robot that has been part of its identity for years as life-size statue-cum-tourist trap, but find you have none of your own?

In China’s case, simply copy some other country’s robotic icon, in this case resulting in an impressive life-size rendition of Optimus Prime.

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  • Anonymous commented on March 27, 2012 12:09

    everyone knows that: g1 transformers>gundam any day everyday even motherfucking bruticus wich a nuke cant even move him could beat any gundam. also armada , cybertron , animated are hax generations everyone can beat most of gundams. bw and... More

  • Anonymous commented on February 20, 2011 08:33

    wow that's so cool. and this site is obviously anti Chinese.... More


Giant Gundam Dominates Shizuoka

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The 1:1 monster RX-78-2 Gundam formerly menacing Tokyo has been re-erected in Shizuoka with upgraded armament. Below the animatronic statue can be seen in detail, as ever striking a particularly impressive figure against the night sky.

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  • Anonymous commented on October 30, 2012 04:24

    you are, my young padavan.... More

  • Anonymous commented on October 30, 2012 04:22

    But it is scary as shit.... More


Huge Erection Inspires Public Awe

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The famed 1:1 RX-78-2 Gundam, previously dominating Odaiba, is now being re-erected in Shizuoka.

Some shots of its reconstruction can be seen below:

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  • Anonymous commented on June 5, 2010 01:01

    Need Gundam here!... More

  • Anonymous commented on June 4, 2010 21:23

    Where in Shizuoka? Shizuoka-shi?... More


GURODAM

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An enterprising Gundam fanatic appears to have finally contrived a use for all the plastic sprues collected as a result of the hobby, and the results are quite uncanny…

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  • Anonymous commented on October 11, 2010 09:44

    The number of Sprus that the average 1/144 model is generally between 3-8 (I'd say an average of 5). That's a lot more if we go by those.... More

  • Anonymous commented on May 19, 2010 13:06

    that is fucking awesome he took it to the next level... More


Full Size Evangelion Unit Planned

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Not to be outdone by other giant robot franchises with their own giant robot statues, Neon Genesis Evangelion is set to receive a full size Evangelion statue.

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  • Velvet-Star commented on September 12, 2016 00:08

    Or alien loli catgirls WITH tentacles... What? Don't judge me. Options are always nice you know.... More

  • Chen-04 commented on August 2, 2013 18:50

    Gojira VS EVA-01 Make it happen japan!!... More


BiriBiri the Wooden Idol

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Famous anime idol carver Jason is this time splendidly sculpting Misaka Mikoto from a tree trunk with the help of his chainsaws, along with her beloved mascot Gekota.

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  • Koyoto_Shadow commented on March 20, 2010 05:57

    Then I suppose he'll make sculptures out of people rather than wood. Though I'm not sure how well guts really cut to form anything. :P... More

  • man1 commented on January 8, 2010 16:13

    "Jason"-san sure knows how to make an entrance. Sure has the stamina to wield those heavy chainsaws. Must be freezing his balls off sawing through the winter. I admire him. Of all his woodworks featured in SanCom,... More


Jason’s Nodocchi Chainsaw Art

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Anime chainsaw artist Jason’s latest work is an angelic Nodoka, of nopan anime Saki, spectacularly hewn from a tree trunk.

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  • Anonymous commented on February 21, 2012 13:38

    I didn't know Jason Voorhees was an anime otaku?!... More

  • Koyoto_Shadow commented on June 21, 2011 11:48

    His work is really awesome. People seem to love to point out the eccentricities of creative people like this, particularly as much as they stand out in Japan. It makes me wonder if... More


Giant Rubber Duck Menaces Osaka

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A 10m tall rubber duck has been sighted on the waterways of Osaka.

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  • Anonymous commented on June 9, 2013 01:01

    Hello, my friend. It's not Dutch. It's Belgian. Belgian Dutch speaking side that is. Also called Flanders. It was that same part of the world that refused to form a government and crippled the country... More

  • Anonymous commented on November 3, 2012 13:25

    "for no particular reason." - Humanity needs more men like him.... More


Mio the Wooden Idol

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The same enigmatic chainsaw carver who previously sculpted Nagi-sama and Hatsune Miku from blocks of wood has turned his hand to  creating a wooden idol of Mio, with quite spectacular results.

“Jason-san” in action:

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  • punane commented on September 23, 2010 08:25

    3 words; What The Fuck He's realy skilled that's for sure! But IMO it's kinda freaky&cool at the same time :/... More

  • Anonymous commented on May 19, 2010 02:57

    Good Lord you Are A TRUE OTAKU and A MAN Other than that If all otakus were like this Global warming would be even worse... More


Guro Baby Pears

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These disturbingly shaped pears are not, as might be thought, grotesque natural simulacra…

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  • Anonymous commented on February 4, 2012 10:16

    i gotta say thats kinda cool... More

  • Anonymous commented on July 9, 2010 12:00

    ikr?! this is the same method in which Disney World/Land (idk, i forgot) makes their pumpkins into mickey mouse heads! I found it quite adorable. x)... More


United Under Gundam

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The first Gundam themed wedding event, which was organised by T&G for gundam fans has gone ahead without hitch. The lucky couple were chosen out of a substantial pool of nearly 500 hopeful Gundam fan couples.

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  • Anonymous commented on March 24, 2013 19:42

    GUNDAM IT!!! That was awesome!!!... More

  • Anonymous commented on September 24, 2012 18:43

    he was mopey and he had a sister complex. that, and there were so many characters from the original series that could have been developed.... More


Gundam RX-78-2 Up Close

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The full size Gundam currently ensconced at Odaiba in Tokyo has just opened to the public, and as a result a flood of additional photographs and videos has appeared, with a variety of interesting closeups and low-angle shots adding to the wealth of imagery already available.

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  • HarvestAngel commented on March 4, 2010 08:16

    fapfapfap... More

  • Anonymous commented on August 29, 2009 22:16

    However you can't REALLY control what a Transformer is gonna do. Mechs you can pilot!... More


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