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This huge, detailed Gundam sculpture was built out of cardboard by Japanese high school students

You may have seen some Gundam models, but I bet you’ve never seen one like this!

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Japan to release Gundam and Char’s Zaku into space to orbit Earth, ahead of Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Launch will celebrate the anime’s anniversary and look forward to the 2020 Olympics!

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Famous Japanese anime director weds Gundam modeler 27 years younger than him

An age difference is no barrier to romance, as long as you both love giant anime robots.

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Gundam Breaker 3 officially announced – Video game and model enthusiasts rejoice! 【Video】

There’s nothing we’d rather do in a video game than destroy huge robots and customize an extremely powerful Gundam of our own.

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Malaysian finalist wins this year’s Gunpla builder’s World Cup

The victors of Bandai’s annual Gunpla Builders World Cup have been crowned, with the title going to Malaysia’s Andy Wong, whose “Invaders Found” model and diorama was modified from the Master Grade PMX-003 The O kit.

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Japanese model builder wins at Gundam, makes a 3D model look like a flat drawing

The hobby of building plastic models of mobile suits from the various Gundam series is huge in Japan. With countless sizes and difficulties to choose from any Gundam plastic model (Gunpla) enthusiast can stay busy for a long, long time.

And for aspiring model builders, there may be no better hero than a Japanese artist using the handle Mumumuno53. Don’t just take our word for it though, and take another look at the image above. As indicated, this is not a drawing, animation cel, or computer-generated image; it’s a three-dimensional plastic model that was built and painted by Mumumuno.

You may still not believe it, which is understandable, so here are some making-of shots they posted on their blog.

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Sister makes tempura out of her little brother’s Gundam figure

Ideally, having a sibling would be great because you always have someone to play with. But most of the time, your brother or sister is a fountain of endless torment and grief. Take this sister for example. She posted the picture above with the caption, “I battered up and fried my little brother’s precious Gundam.” Yeah, siblings are the worst.

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