The connection between Gundam and the Olympics is…

From ANN

Japanese Mall Uses Gundam Figure in Olympic Tribute

A shopping center in the Japanese town of Ise has installed a 4-meter (13-foot) tall statue of the Mobile Suit Gundam anime’s RX-78-2 robotic mecha with a banner wishing good luck to Japan’s Mizuki Noguchi at the upcoming Beijing Olympics…

Ray’ s Take: …What? Gundam playing sports, maybe? Or G Gundam fighting tournament? But…this is running!!! Give  her a Jogging Gundam or something! RX-78 can’t run!

What connection?

2 thoughts on “The connection between Gundam and the Olympics is…”

  1. that would be simply awesome… but that event would probably take months to complete. Building gunpla on the other hand, may not take that long…

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