Free admission to life-size, renewable-energy Gundam center celebrates its eco-friendly movement

Originally published on Sora News by Casey Baseel

Gundam takes a one-day break from fighting Zeon to raise sustainability awareness and save fans some cash.

The Gundam Factory Yokohama facility is a big deal for anime robot fans, both literally and figuratively. Not only is it a full 1:1-scale statue of the original RX-78-2 Gundam, it actually moves, and the sight of an 18-meter (59-foot) mobile suit in motion is an incredible sight.

Unfortunately, the moving Gundam isn’t just large in stature and significance, but in ticket price too. Entrance to the facility costs 1,650 yen (US$15.15) for visitors age 13 and up, and 1,100 yen

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