It has been our genuine pleasure here at Jalopnik East to cover the many developments of the Char Anzable Gundam Auris. The vehicle has been popular enough in Japan that seeing one on Japanese roads really isn’t that surprising. Maybe owing to its actual profitability, Toyota has released a new animated commercial for…
Kunio Okawara is one of Japan’s most famous mecha designers. For years, he’s created iconic machines for Gundam anime. Now, he’s turning his talents to designing an electric car.
For nearly four decades, Mobile Suit Gundam has defined the giant robot genre, and anime in general. As much an examination of war as a simple action series, Gundam can be intimidating for new viewers... but it doesn’t have to be.
Finally, after millennia of bullshit agriculture and metallurgy and revolutions industrial, political, cultural, whatever, shit’s finally getting good. That’s because there are now two giant, functional, manned robotic mecha-Gundam-Pacific Rim-giant-robot-whatever suits, and it looks like they’re gonna fight. Who will…
Commuting to and from my other job as a junior high school English teacher on the Saitama/Gunma border, I see a lot of really cool cars on the road. Vehicles you can only really find in Japan, especially if they are special editions. Product tie-ins are huge in Japan, and cars are no exception.
The giant Gundam statue in Japan, with Ken Block there to show its scale. He's so helpful.