An overview presentation of “GUNDAM FACTORY YOKOHAMA“, part of the 40th Anniversary Project of the popular anime series “Mobile Suit GUNDAM”, was held in Tokyo today — 29th September, by the project organisers Sotsu and SUNRISE. The highlight of the presentation was the reveal of the opening date of the full-scale moving 18-meter GUNDAM, set for 19th December 2020.

The statue will be open for viewing from 19th December 2020 to 31st March 2021 (with occasional closure for maintenance) from 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM JST (last admission is at 8:00 PM). The GUNDAM is scheduled to move every thirty minutes: on the hour, as well as half past the hour. A light-up production will also take place after sunset.

Tickets are pegged at JPY 1650 for adults (13 years old and over) and JPY 1100 yen for small children (12 years old and under), and fans will need to top up JPY 3300 to access the “GUNDAM-DOCK TOWER” where you can see the GUNDAM up close. Tickets will go on sale from 10:00 AM JST on 2nd October.