Real G: Gundam Statue Photo Book

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It isn’t listed on Amazon Japan yet (otherwise we’d already have it on order), but Kadokawa will be releasing the “Real G” photo book documenting the construction of the life sized Gundam figure built to commemorate the giant robot’s 30th anniversary.

The photo book will be B5 size with 100 pages of full color photos by Noriko Yamguchi documenting the entire process from conception, design, construction, and unveiling this weekend. The projected release date is July 31 with a price of 1,200 yen.

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RoboGames 2009 Day Three Photos



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Originally uploaded by Tempusmaster.



The photo set for RoboGames 2009 Third Day is online now. We hope you enjoy seeing the photos as much as we did taking them.

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Giant Gundam – Inside The Wall Photos

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When we made the trek out to see the giant Gundam statue being erected next to Tokyo Bay we noticed quite a few professional photographers taking shots as well. Later a couple of them actually got to go inside the construction wall. For example, check out the excellent Gundam photo spread in the Mainichi Daily News.

Many thanks to Laurent Lessieux for the heads-up.

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"There Be Robots!"

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The Boston.com website has a really great robot photo feature in “The Big Picture” section today.

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Robot Photo of the Day: Robot on the Pitching Mound

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Onimaru shows off to a crowd of budding robot fans. (February, 2008)

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Robot Photo of the Day: Ready, Set, Go!

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  Wonderful Robot Carnival January, 2008

Robotics is one of those rare activities that allows people to express their own creativity in a multitude of ways. Some builders enjoy the programming, the mechanics, or the design challenges, while others love to compete in robot combat, and some just enjoy the sense of community and sharing.

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