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“ Bandai Namco Asia, one of the leading toy maker and arcade, mobile and home video game publishers in Japan, and Takashimaya Department Store, presents an iconic exhibition in celebration of 35TH anniversary of GUNDAM model kit and in conjunction with Singapore’s Golden Jubilee – the “Gundam Docks at Singapore”. One of the largest such exhibition outside Japan, the approximately 4,000sqm showcase will include over 200 models of the phenomenal Gundam series – the first anime based on space war and machines that sparked off the genre of robotic anime. From 4 to 28 June, the exhibition will be held at Takashimaya Square, B2 and Ngee Ann City Civic Plaza.
Choose your side in the war of robots
The experience begins as two 6 metres tall gigantic robots looms above you at the Ngee Ann City Civic Plaza. Witness the fight between Earth Federation vs Principality of Zeon as the RX-78-2 Gundam, the largest Gundam to be showcased outside Japan, come face to face with Char’s Zaku at the heart of Singapore’s Orchard Road.
The Gundam and Zaku are arounad 6 metres each, at a scale of 1:3, and weighs two tonnes each. Accompanied by daily light and sound shows held in the evenings, this is an activity you cannot miss as the war drama comes to life before your eyes.
Gundam Merchandise and Activities to thrill fans and J-pop lovers alike
For collectors, shoppers and anyone who wants to learn more about Gundam or bring home a piece of this extra-ordinary exhibition, they can head down to Takashimaya Square, B2. With over 10 booths selling Gundam merchandises included exclusive editions.Four Weeks of History, Excitement and Pure Legend
Said Mr. Takayoshi Oyama, Bandai Namco Singapore ’s Hobby Dept Manager,., “Gundam Docks in Singapore will be Asia’s largest Gundam exhibition and showcase. Singapore was selected to host the show as it is a strategic market for us and a gateway for South-east Asia. In partnership with one of Asia’s best shopping malls, we look forward to delivering a spectacular experience for fans, families, and friends in Singapore, as well as from the region.”
Admission for the exhibition is free, and the exhibition will open from 10am to 9.30pm daily. “
Info from Gundamdocks.sg
Other than the 6 meter tall statues of RX-78-2 versus Char’s Zaku out in the open. The next highlight would be the SG50 Gundam designed by Kunio Okawara to celebrate Singapore’s 50th anniversary.
The SG50 Gundam comes in all sorts of different shapes and forms.
Below are the rest of the photographs. I highly encourage you to make a trip down to Takashimaya to enjoy this visual spectacle. Entrance is of course, free! Don’t bother staying for the light show though, it wasn’t worth the excitement.