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Gundam's 20-meter replacement statue unveiled in Odaiba

Sep 24, 2017

Gundam's 20-meter replacement statue unveiled in Odaiba

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Gundam's upgrade was unveiled in Tokyo's Odaiba waterfront district on Sunday, giving hope to its corporate sponsors that the giant robot statue will become a new tourist attraction ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The towering, full-scale 19.7-meter Unicorn Gundam replaces the previous model, which ...

Women lauded for success of Miyazaki mascot maker

Sep 24, 2017

Women lauded for success of Miyazaki mascot maker

For Hiromi Kano, head of a well-known Japanese mascot maker, the company's costumed characters not only bring joy to people but also signify the labor of love performed by her all-female staff. "Just as important as the happiness of customers is the happiness of our ...