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Pacific Rim Director Visits Odaiba’s Gundam

pacific rim director sees gundam statue in odaiba japan

Pacific Rim director Guillermo del Toro visited Japan’s Odaiba along with Pacific Rim actresses Rinko Kikuchi (Mako Mori) and Mana Ashida (Young Mako). In a Japanese TV program he talks about the mecha that inspired designs in Pacific Rim and sees the life-size Gundam statue for the first time. You can see the video of his tour at Odaiba here:

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Guillermo del Toro wants to get some nom noms.

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Guillermo del Toro: I WANT THEM ALL!!! ^^

7 cherno alpha design's was inspired by zeon's zaku

Holy cow, I didn’t know this mecha was based on the Zaku!

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Guillermo del Toro was so excited upon seeing this Gundam statue.

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The director says it’s a “Masterpiece”

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It’s a Otaku heaven for director-san ^^

Pacific Rim Director Visits Odaiba's Gundam

 

*Fun facts:

  •  The Japanese posters for Pacific Rim’s release in Japan was drawn by Blood: The Last Vampire illustrator Katsuya Terada and Yoji Shinkawa of Metal Gear. 
  • Japan’s creators have praised the film, including Metal Gear Solid’s Hideo Kojima, manga and anime pioneer Go Nagai, and Evangelion character designer Yoshiyuki Sadamoto.

Source: AnimeNewsNetwork

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