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Japan's Gundam robot
  • Journalists look at a full-size model of Japan's popular robot animation character Gundam standing in front of a new shopping mall in Tokyo's Odaiba waterfront area Tuesday, April 17, 2012. The 18-meter (60-foot)-tall Gundam greets shoppers at Diver City Tokyo Plaza which opens on Thursday. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
  • In this photo taken on July 18, 2009, eighteen-meter (60-foot) tall Gundam stands at a park in Tokyo's manmade Odaiba island, Japan. If anything can encourage busy Tokyoites to take notice of their city's bid to host the 2016 Olympics, it's a replica of the popular robot animation Mobile Suit Gundam, the Japanese anime series robot, big enough to take on Godzilla. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
  • An 18-meter (60-foot) tall Gundam stands over visitors to a Tokyo waterfront park Saturday, July 18, 2009. The full-size model of Japan's popular robot animation character was built, marking the 30th anniversary of the start of broadcasting of the animation. Gundam is a giant robot that has a roll in the era of space wars. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
  • An 18-meter (60-foot) tall Gundam appears at a Tokyo park Saturday, July 11, 2009. The full-size model of Japan's popular robot animation character was built, marking the 30th anniversary of the start of the animation on TV broadcasting. Gundam is a giant robot that has a roll in the era of space wars. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
  • People walk around a full-size model of Japan's popular robot animation character Gundam standing in front of a new shopping mall in Tokyo's Odaiba waterfront area Tuesday, April 17, 2012. The 18-meter (60-foot)-tall Gundam greets shoppers at Diver City Tokyo Plaza which opens on Thursday. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
  • Journalists look at a full-size model of Japan's popular robot animation character Gundam standing in front of a new shopping mall in Tokyo's Odaiba waterfront area Tuesday, April 17, 2012. The 18-meter (60-foot)-tall Gundam greets shoppers at Diver City Tokyo Plaza which opens on Thursday. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
  • An 18-meter (60-foot) tall Gundam appears at a Tokyo park Saturday, July 11, 2009. The full-size model of Japan's popular robot animation character was built, marking the 30th anniversary of the start of the animation on TV broadcasting. Gundam is a giant robot that has a roll in the era of space wars. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
  • In this photo taken on July 11, 2009, people crowd to see 18-meter (60-foot) tall Gundam at a park in the manmade Odaiba island in Tokyo, Japan. If anything can encourage busy Tokyoites to take notice of their city's bid to host the 2016 Olympics, it's a replica of the popular robot animation Mobile Suit Gundam, the Japanese anime series robot, big enough to take on Godzilla. AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
  • Japan , Tokyo City, Odaiba District, Gundam (Photo by: Prisma by Dukas/Universal Images Group via Getty Images)
  • Full Sized 'Gundam' Installed In Tokyo. 18-meter 'Gundam' is being installed at Shiohama Park in Tokyo, Japan. The hero robot of the popular animation series 'Gundam' is being built as the 30th anniversary of TV broadcasting. "Gundam" was completed. A lot of sightseers come. (Photo by Yamada HITOSHI/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
  • A full-size model of Japan's robot animation character "Gundam" emits mists and lights up its eyes during a demonstration in front of a shopping mall in Tokyo May 7, 2012. The 18-meter-tall "Gundam" was installed to promote its entertainment facility "Gundam Front Tokyo" which opened last month. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon (JAPAN - Tags: SOCIETY BUSINESS ENTERTAINMENT)