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18 Meter Monument of Tetsujin 28-go About To Be Completed

by dtshyk
Jun 23, 2009 12:29 AM | 6 Comments
According to the official website of "KOBE Tetsujin Project", the 18 meter monument of Tetsujin 28-go will be completed soon and put on public viewing this August.

The poster of the monument

The recent progress report has pictures of the huge parts being assembled in a factory.

The project was launched in 2006 in order to commemorate the great works of mangaka Yokoyama Mitsuteru.

Source: KOBE Tetsujin Project
Related topic: Bandai To Build an 18 Meter Gundam Statue [Updated]

6 Comments Recent Comments

I think they're slowly progressing toward a giant robot theme park.

One can dream, anyway.

Jun 23, 2009 4:02 PM by Brick-Frog

inb4 giant gundam statue.

Jun 23, 2009 10:51 AM by LemonLyme

Ahh finally!
They are talking about this statue since 2006, as a symbol of Kobe's restoration of the earthquake of 1995.

Will be nice to watch another robot statue, taking in consideration that Tetsujin 28-go was the first super robot in manganime story.

Jun 23, 2009 6:12 AM by Saouri

Another show that I need to watch =(

But apparently it was a pretty cool show.

Jun 23, 2009 3:05 AM by BasakaNZ

Does Yokoyama Mitsuteru have any works besides that one novel listed in MALs DB? You'd hope so, since a giant fucking statue is being built based on said works.

edit: kind of ignored the statue's relation to the tetsujin anime. Still, I don't understand the link the statue has to Yokoyama Mitsuteru..

Jun 23, 2009 1:23 AM by simo000

haha that's friggin' awesome!

Jun 23, 2009 12:46 AM by QuitMal

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