1:1-scale Ultraman artwork appears on headquarters of Japan’s biggest toymaker【Photos】

Other anime and tokusatsu heroes may be seen on the sidewalk below.

With so a lot of Japan’s anime series going down in Tokyo, fans might half-expect to suddenly find themselves walking past their favorite characters on the streets of the capital. But come on now, that is real life we’re talking about here, and-

Oh, wait, it seems there is a street in Tokyo where heroes comparable to Dragon Ball’s Son Goku and Anpanman are only hanging around on the sidewalk. There’s a reason for this, and it’s that that is the sidewalk right in front of the top office of Bandai, Japan’s biggest toymaker and otaku-oriented merchandiser, in Tokyo’s Asakusa neighborhood.

▼ Good to see Doraemon has returned from his near-death experience at the underside of the ocean.

You’ll even find tokusatsu icons Ultraman and Kamen Rider standing guard, ever vigilant as they keep a watch out for a crisis that needs their attention.

As cool because the statues are, though, now we have to confess it’s a bit of anti-climactic seeing Ultraman in human size. In any case, he fights full-size kaiju along with his bare hands on a weekly basis, so really he ought to be so much greater. He ought to be….

…this big.

Ah, that’s more prefer it. Though he’s not a everlasting a part of the outside, straight away the Bandai constructing is sporting 1:1-scale artwork of the hero, as a part of the runup to the discharge of Shin Ultraman, the franchise’s newest theatrical installment.

▼ There’s a Shin Ultraman display at ground level too.

Shin Ultraman is being produced by Hideaki Anno, who also directed Evangelion and Shin Godzilla. Out of those three titular stars, though, Ultraman’s unalloyed heroism makes him essentially the most reassuring to see rendered in full-scale.

We are able to probably expect the ultra-sized art to be up a minimum of until Shin Ultraman premiers in theaters on May 13, so we would pick up an Ultraman chicken burger and return to have lunch with the massive guy before then.

Location information
Bandai Headquarters Constructing / バンダイ本社ビル
Address: Tokyo-to, Taito-ku, Komagata 1-4-8
東京都台東区駒形1-4-8

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