Gundam Big Expo 2009
As part of the 30th anniversary Gundam celebration, the 3 day Gundam Big Expo 2009 is being held this weekend August 21-23, 2009 at Tokyo Big Sight, Odaiba, Tokyo. Last month, I had visited and blogged about the full size Gundam robot also in Odaiba.
At the Gundam Big Expo, the history of the very popular Gundam franchise, which began in 1979, will be presented, as well as introductions of new figures and items.
Other attractions of the event include:
- A short film, Ring of Gundam, by franchise creator Yoshiuki Tomino
- Nostalgic footage from from the early movies, TV series and OVA
- 1/144 to 1/10 Gundam figures
- Paintings of the characters
- Gundam games and products (including limited items)
For more information, visit the Gundam Big Expo official web site. We will be attending local summer festivals in our neighborhood this weekend so I will probably not be going to see this expo.