WATCH: 60-foot-tall Gundam robot comes alive in Japan


Posted at Sep 25 2020 10:15 PM | Updated as of Sep 26 2020 11:18 AM

The Gundam robot is an iconic part of Japanese pop culture. Yoshikazu Tsuno, AFP/file

Japan recently unveiled a massive Gundam robot that can actually move.

The 25-ton machine, referred to as RX-78-2, could be seen moving its limbs and torso in a video shared by the South China Morning Post.

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The robot is based on Gundam, a science-fiction franchise that has featured the mecha-giant in more than 50 films and TV series.

It is the centerpiece of Gundam-themed amusement center in Yokohama.