Back in 2009, a giant 1/1 scale Gundam was erected in Tokyo's Odaiba. Then, it was taken down. It has now returned.
This summer, the 1/1 scale mecha looms over Shizuoka, Japan, home of Bandai Namco's Gundam plastic model factory. It has a Beam Saber. It is awesome.
Gundam in Shizuoka [Japan Probe]