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Dragon Ball, The Super Huge Snow Sculpture

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Tomorrow in Sapporo, Japan, the annual snow festival gets underway. One of the main centerpieces is an enormous Dragon Ball Super snow sculpture.

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Tons, literally tons, of snow were used to create this frosty relief. Below, via the event’s official site, you can see how heavy equipment moved the snow around.

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The scaffolding went up on January 7.

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Once the snow wall went up, work began on sculpting the Dragon Ball characters, which consists of scraping off snow with shovels and spades.

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The sculpture was only finished yesterday.

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