Japan Getting a Giant Gundam, Um, Box

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Tokyo got a giant Gundam. Osaka? Osaka is getting a giant Gundam box. From August 15 to August 21, an enormous replica of Gundam model packaging is going up in Osaka Station.

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The structure measures 8.3 meters (27 feet) across. Inside, there will be an array of models on display. The goal is hopefully attract Gundam fans during the country's summer holidays. Nothing says excitement like a giant plastic model box.

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【夏休み】巨大なガンプラパッケージ、JR大阪駅前に出現 [インサイド]


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lol It would be better if they had a price-tag sticker or label in front. Who wants to buy this 1:1 scale Real-Grade Gundam Model. Just thinking of all the adhesive it takes to have all those stickers if it were real, hack-saws just to trim the actual pieces XD.