Japan’s First Gunpla Center, THE GUNDAM BASE TOKYO, to Open Including Amuro’s Mobile Suit
This summer, Bandai will open Japan's first domestic Gunpla center, THE GUNDAM BASE TOKYO, where you can check about 2,000 Gundam plastic models on the 7th floor of DiverCity Tokyo Plaza, a shopping mall in the Rinkai Fukutoshin area.
Gundam is an animation series that is the pride of Japan. Its history cannot be discussed without reference not only to its captivating animation, but also to the merchandise that have marked the times. And the most famous of Gundam goods is, of course, Gundam plastic models, or "Gunpla" for short.
This summer, Bandai will open Japan's first domestic Gunpla center, THE GUNDAM BASE TOKYO, on the 7th floor of DiverCity Tokyo Plaza, a shopping mall in the Rinkai Fukutoshin area.
Gunpla, the greatest hit plastic model series ever, has sold over a total of 459 million products as of March 2016 since the line first launched by Bandai in July 1980. There are actually 11 THE GUNDAM BASE locations in Korea and Taiwan - they were established as official shops ahead of Japan in order to expand the Gunpla busines s in Asia. However, THE GUNDAM BASE TOKYO will open with the world's largest number of Gunpla products, with a selection of approximately 2,000. This will certainly be a triumphant and and well-prepared event for Gundam fans. As the 40th anniversary of Gunpla approaches in 2020, a variety of information related to the theme "Let's make Gunpla!" will be disseminated worldwide from THE GUNDAM BASE TOKYO.
It is still a ways till THE GUNDAM BASE TOKYO opens, so this is all the information we have at this point. As Gundam fans, we will keep an eye on any developments. [This article was originally published in Walkerplus on 03.14.2017]
*Please note that the information in this article is from the time of writing or publication and may differ from the latest information.
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