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Pacific Rim faces off with Gundam

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Gundam vs Jaeger?

After becoming a living mecha god after his recent Pacific Rim movie, you'd think that director Guillermo del Toro would be hard to impress. A news crew followed the visionary around Tokyo, making a few stops to buy stuff, and of course taking the ever so important trip to Odaiba. Where else would he go, than to make a visit to the true god of mecha itself, the Gundam RX-78-2.

The video is actually a pleasure to watch, as Del Toro really does gleam when encountering the life-size robot. You can really see how much the man truly loves the genre, and the child-like excitement in his eyes. We're also treated to another visit with child actor Mana Ashida, who totally tore our hearts out with her tears. It's awesome to see people involved in projects that have as much love for robots as I do!

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