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LOOK: Gundam Unicorn statue seen doing light tests in ‘destroy mode’

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LOOK: Gundam Unicorn statue seen doing light tests in ‘destroy mode’

By: - Content Strategist / @ABayleINQ
/ 06:42 PM August 30, 2017

Image: Weibo/iGUNPLA

Tokyo’s new Gundam robot statue is nearly complete and was spotted undergoing some lighting tests.

Chinese microblog Weibo user iGUNPLA uploaded several photos of the Unicorn Gundam all lit up in the evening. It is presumably undergoing tests to ensure it functions properly during the grand opening on September 24.

Image: Weibo/iGUNPLA

It is also presumed that the statue will be able to shift between the Unicorn Gundam’s standard and destroy modes. Tweets popped up, featuring videos of the horn on the head splitting apart during tests.

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Image: Weibo/iGUNPLA

The audience may very well expect lots of moving panels and a well-lit robot statue.

Image: Weibo/iGUNPLA

The Unicorn Gundam, based on the anime “Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn”, is currently standing in front of Diver City Tokyo Plaza at 19.7 meters tall and weighing around 49 tons. JB

Image: Weibo/iGUNPLA

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