Japan isn't the only one with a Gundam statue.

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Japan isn't the only one with a Gundam statue.

Post by RGM-79 GM » Mon Dec 20, 2010 12:32 am

Oh I'm sorry I mean 100% original giant robot statue not Gundam statue. :roll:

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Post by G-Slayer » Mon Dec 20, 2010 9:30 pm

IT'S A COPY!!!
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Post by TetraVaal » Tue Dec 21, 2010 1:34 am

rofl... that thing is ridiculous... and awful to look at.

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Post by Mu La Flaga » Tue Dec 21, 2010 9:16 am

I hope Bandai get the legal rights to tear that statue down on copyright claims or at the very least as knock off.
Come on China that is just cheap and incredibly low attempt to try and cash in.

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Post by thanatos » Tue Dec 21, 2010 5:36 pm

The difference between China and Japan can pretty much be summarized by comparing those two pictures.
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Post by ShadowCell » Tue Dec 21, 2010 6:30 pm

Man, the old China would've built an army of them, just to protect the emperor's tomb.

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Post by Ryujin » Tue Dec 21, 2010 9:13 pm

Mu La Flaga wrote:I hope Bandai get the legal rights to tear that statue down on copyright claims or at the very least as knock off.
Come on China that is just cheap and incredibly low attempt to try and cash in.
Don't get your hopes up; China can look to South Korea for legal precedence.

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Post by Blightstrider » Wed Dec 22, 2010 1:22 am

From Anime's News Network
Witnesses report that the orange statue with a striking resemblance to Sunrise's Gundam robotic mecha was suddenly removed from a Chinese amusement park as of Tuesday. Park officials also denied the existence of the statue to the news agency Agence France-Presse. The Floraland (Chengdu Guosetianxiang) park's website removed the image of the statue from one of its pages. (A sample of the original image appears at right.)
Looks like it didn't last long, huh? Ah well, they say that it is going to go under modification to counter claims of 'similarities'. Looks like they're going to need originality that goes beyond a bad paint-job.

Wonder if I will ever see that in a future Dynasty Warriors Gundam...
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Post by SNT1 » Wed Dec 22, 2010 11:12 am

My God, it's a giant Bendi!
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Post by AthrunX23s » Wed Dec 22, 2010 11:40 pm

As if model kits weren't enough, they had to copy the statue as well. Maybe they thought it was a 1:1 model kit. :lol:

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Post by Max42 » Fri Dec 24, 2010 12:15 pm

this is kind how i feel about cheap knock offs that come out of china of Japanese products. Looks bad is bad.

also what are you talking about gundam is a general term for giant robot??-is this some Bs their doing in order to get around copyright

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Post by Geoxile » Sun Dec 26, 2010 4:11 am

Ryujin wrote:
Mu La Flaga wrote:I hope Bandai get the legal rights to tear that statue down on copyright claims or at the very least as knock off.
Come on China that is just cheap and incredibly low attempt to try and cash in.
Don't get your hopes up; China can look to South Korea for legal precedence.

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Lol wow, I don't get why South Korea doesn't just make their own anime and then globalize it. Half the anime and western toons nowadays has Korean names credited to animation when the end credits run, seriously X_X

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Post by Mr Bushido » Sun Dec 26, 2010 4:16 am

I found it interesting how they look this knock-off down and then denied its very existence even though it's all over the net and on the news I believe.
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Post by Kyuzo Aoi » Tue Dec 28, 2010 10:11 am

What is more disturbing, China making a statue of a Gundam or making a Gundam for real? :mrgreen:

Apparently 2ch and Youtube is abuzz with comments. For example:
the reason why China did not use the proper color because they are avoiding to be sued once again by Bandai
It makes more sense if they built a statue of Dragon Gundam from G-Gundam.
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Post by Geoxile » Wed Dec 29, 2010 12:26 am

Kyuzo Aoi wrote:What is more disturbing, China making a statue of a Gundam or making a Gundam for real? :mrgreen:

Apparently 2ch and Youtube is abuzz with comments. For example:
the reason why China did not use the proper color because they are avoiding to be sued once again by Bandai
It makes more sense if they built a statue of Dragon Gundam from G-Gundam.
That would actually be cool >_>

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Post by Ryujin » Sun Jan 30, 2011 7:20 am

Guess who's baaaa~aaack.

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Post by DuelGundam2099 » Sun Jan 30, 2011 9:39 pm

Ramba Ral's "This is no zaku, boy!" line comes to mind on this. :lol:

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Post by Seraphic » Mon Jan 31, 2011 1:51 am

Ryujin wrote:Guess who's baaaa~aaack.

In a new and improved form! That radiation trefoil's a nice touch, lol.

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Post by 1-4-4 » Mon Jan 31, 2011 5:09 pm

They should do a "Gungal" statue instead. That'd be cool.

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Re: Japan isn't the only one with a Gundam statue.

Post by Mr Bushido » Mon Jan 31, 2011 9:26 pm

When I saw this on Sankaku... oh dear... what a monstrosity... Looks like a horrible mix of a Gundam, Mazinger, and god knows what else China butchered in.
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