Bandai announced that they will build an 18 meter high 1/1 scale statue of Mobile Suit Gundam (RX-78-2) and put it on public view in July in Tokyo. The statue is made of steel frames and FRP (Fiber Reinforced Plastics), and has a mobile head part, 50 luminous parts, and 14 mist-shooting devices. This is one of the special projects to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Gundam Series.
Image of the statue
Source: GA Graphic
According to Mainichi Online, the Gundam statue is almost completed.
Picture of the statue
The statue will be put on public view from July 11th - August 31st.