Humor has long been recognized as more than mere fun and games. It presents an alternative means of expressing criticism about injustices, arrogance, pretensions or hypocrisies that can’t socially (or legally) be expressed otherwise… psychcentral.com
If you thought giant robots and monsters appearing in Tokyo were only real in movies, then you would now be wrong. A life-sized statue of a Gundam, a giant robotic warrior suit, has been built in a park in Tokyo.
The Gundam statue is based on an extremely popular Japanese anime (cartoon) called Mobile Suit Gundam. The show, featuring large robotic warrior suits, first aired in April of 1979 and has since spawned numerous spin-offs and a franchise reportedly worth billions of Japanese yen…examiner.com