Gigantic Gundam Figure in Odaiba says good-bye

The giant Gundam robot figure that had been greeting visitors to the Diver City Tokyo shopping mall in Odaiba has said its final farewell.

The figure based on the Japanese animation series was removed following business hours on March 5th. The Gundam Front facility at the same mall, featuring exhibits of the robot series will also close down on April 5th.

There are plans for a new Gundam store opening in the Odaiba area this summer according to the Bandai, the company that produces the Gundam series.