The Largest Mecha Plastic Model In History Is Completed And Enormous

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Kotaku previously reported that Japanese model company Kotobukiya had made one-to-one scale plastic parts for a Border Break mecha model. It has now been put together.

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According to Kotobukiya, this was to be the largest one-to-one scale plastic model ever.

The parts were on runners in Shinjuku Station in Tokyo.

Gif: Sega
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They had to be cut out, and then the plastic model was painted and put together.

Gif: Sega

Here is the finished model, unveiled in Tokyo.

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Looks like some fancy lighting was added.


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Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored six books, including most recently, The Japanese Sake Bible.

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Finally, a plastic model with detail components large enough to fit a brush in!

(My minifig painting skills leave much to be desired--or, more accurately, my manual dexterity relative to painting tiny, tiny things.)