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Here's Guillermo Del Toro Looking at a Giant Gundam

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Movie director Guillermo Del Toro is in Japan to promote Pacific Rim. He had a big day out in Tokyo that was filled with ice cream and giant mecha. It looks like the best day ever.

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In this clip from Japanese morning television, you can see Del Toro enjoying, as he calls it, "fat otaku heaven" as he checks out the sights with Pacific Rim stars Rinko Kikuchi and Mana Ashida. Del Toro even talks about how Gundam inspired the movie's mecha.

Illustration for article titled Heres Guillermo Del Toro Looking at a Giant Gundam
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If you are not a fan of Del Toro's after seeing this, you should be! The man seems delightful.

Guillermo, Rinko, Mana on Odaiba Tour [kiyosu jo@YouTube via Alafista]

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Invadertusk
Invadertusk

It's also good to see japan embracing Rinko again. I think she's a great actress.