The Gundam series are currently on full display as the Aeon Mall Makuhari New City in Chiba Prefecture hosts the Gundam World 2014 in Makuhari exhibition.

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The history of the Gundam franchise is exhibited showing its humble beginnings from the iconic and ground-breaking 1979 anime to the latest series, Gundam Build Fighters.

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Historical GunPla were also on display from the original 1980 1/144 scale plastic model to the more modern MG’s and RG’s.

1980 release 1/144 RX-78-2 Gundam

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1983 release 1/250 RX-78-2 Gundam

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1984 release 1/144 Perfect Gundam

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1985 release 1/220 Zeta Gundam

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1988 release SD Gundam BB Senshi ν Gundam

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1995 release 1/100 MG RX-78-2 Gundam

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2001 release HG 1/144 RX-78-2 Gundam

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2010 release RG 1/144 RX-78-2 Gundam

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Life size heads of Char’s Zaku II and the RX-78-2 Gundam were also on display

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The exhibition also offered a blast from the past with these Gundam merchandise from waaaaaaay back in 1980. Some are still in mint condition as well.

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Char Aznable also has his own area within the exhibition and it is dedicated entirely to the Red Comet himself. Included are 1/10 scale models of his mobile suits, the Z’gok, the Zeong and the Sazabi as well as GunPla dioramas of his most epic battles against Amuro Ray.

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The latest Gundam series, Gundam Build Fighters also has its own corner.

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A 1/10 scale model of the Wing Gundam Zero from Gundam Wing Endless Waltz was also on display.

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The exhibition started last December 20 and will be open until January 13, 2014. Entrance fee is 500 yen but elementary students can enter for free.

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