31 years ago, the Gundam was created at the Sunrise Studios in Suginami, and the entire area benefited from the economic growth brought by the development of the Anime industry.
Today we can find tributes to the Gundam series all around the area: besides the Gundam statue from the Seibu Kamiigusa railway station, we can find Gundam themed garages and many other items, like this Gundam Seed Destiny shop shutter:
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Lens: 12-24mm F/4G
Focal Length: 24mm
Shutter Speed: 1/500s
ISO Sensitivity: ISO 200
Yesterday’s Japan Photo: