The life-size model of the ZGMF-X10A Freedom Gundam from Mobile Suit Gundam SEED in front of the Mitsui Shopping Park LaLaport Jinqiao in Shanghai is now open for public viewing.
The ceremony for the Gundam statue was carried out on the Gundam head on Monday using a large-scale crane machine, the head was put back at the top of the 50-tonne Gundam statue body, lifted almost 18.03 meters approx (60feet) in height (via Anime News Network). The official inauguration of the Gundam statue will be streamed online on May 28. Through the official broadcasting channel of bilibili.
This is for the first time in history when Sunrise’s life-size Gundam robot is opened up outside Japan where the maximum no. of Gundam statues are. The fans of Gundam in japan can still order new merchandise inspired by Freedom Gundam from the official website of the Premium Bandai here.
Check out the unveil video of 18.03 meter long ZGMF-X10A Freedom Gundam in Shanghai below:
The ZGMF-X10A Freedom Gundam mobile suit is a fictional man-made robot, piloted by Protagonist Kira Yamato in the Mobile Suit Gundam anime series. In this anime, the Gundam is a prototype weapon for the earth federation, When it goes in the hands of Amuro Ray, the war broke out with the principality of zeon.
And with the popularity of the Gundam series, they began the Gundam franchise, the design of the robot was exceptional with their artwork.
The older life-size RX-78-2 Gundam statue was premiered in Japan in July 2009. Later the statue was replaced by the life-size RX-0 Unicorn Gundam statue in September 2017, from the Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn anime series. This new Unicorn Gundam can now move various positions and transform into various modes like unicorn one or the destroy mode.