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“Get a picture with giant robot but that's it”
Review of Gundam Front Tokyo - CLOSED

Gundam Front Tokyo
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Reviewed 27 June 2014

I visited around October 2012. For anyone who isn't a fan of Gundam, this is basically just an opportunity to take a picture with a giant robot and say "Wow Japan is so weird". It's right outside a shopping mall and there are more in the area so there is stuff to do around this.

Thank Philapedia
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Reviewed 21 June 2014

While the huge, life-size Gundam in front is impressive, the exhibition on 7f is quite lame. It was not crowded at all when I went there on Saturday.

Archives, museums, etc are strictly for fans and the photo shoot with characters from Gundam is too childish. It could have been done better if they put more interactive stuff inside, instead of just photo, models, etc.

Thank Jalan2x
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Reviewed 17 June 2014

If i had known this was at a shopping mall, i would have dedicated a full day to this.

Gundam Front Tokyo is a mecca for all anime and Gundam fans. It has the 1:1 scale RX 78-2 Gundam and a small Gundam cafe and a van that has EXCLUSIVE gunpla (gundam/plastic hobby models).

Whilst the small Gundam cafe has some overprice yet cute food that is Gundam themed, many people are more focused on the Gundam outside and the van with the gunpla.

These Gunpla are VERY sought out for. Once brought back (or sold on ebay) they double their value plus shipping. I highly recommend asking the sales assistant which is the most popular are get yourself, or your son/nephew, one of these.

This isnt the best part for Gundam fans.

Gundam Front Tokyo also has another area that is a 'theme park' (more like a display area) for Gunpla and Gunpla and more Gunpla. They also have a paid area in which you can take photos of yourself in a cockpit of the STRIKE FREEDOM Gundam (I forgot the scaling but i believe it is 1:1 or 1:4 but have to pay to do so), photos with yourself in a cockpit that is free. There is also a 1:1 scale fighter unit and a whole history of Gundam gallery.

There is also an area to buy merchandise such as clothes, mugs, and other miscellaneous stuff to bring back home!

Ultimately this is a MUST for Gundam fans.

If you're not a Gundam fan, or don't know what that is, there is an amusement center there with Japanese coin gambling machines, amusement centre with arcade games and (only) 6 floors of shopping.

Whichever the case, the monorail there and the shopping arcade more than make this a fun day out for all the family!

Thank AkumaMike
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Reviewed 18 May 2014

I stayed late for the light show, outside the plaza, and It was amazing, I enjoyed every minute. The museum is great and the movie dome was better than expected. I bought the picture set, It includes a 2D and 3D picture. they let you choose the frames to print and they have 3 different uniforms to wear for the picture.

Thank AngieSG
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Reviewed 8 May 2014

Excellent to get a photo with a life size Gundam. Not to be miss as only in Japan. Go in the daytime to get better photo as is outdoor.

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