A Very Big Robot – level 2
Gundam is a Japanese anime character that was very popular in the 1970s. This year, it is the 40th anniversary of the TV series ’Mobile Suit Gundam’.
Gundam Factory Yokohama made a robot to celebrate the anniversary, but it is not an ordinary robot. It is 59 feet tall, it weighs 25 tons, and it is made of more than 200 pieces of steel and special strong plastic. It took six years to build the robot.
Last week, the robot made its first moves at an amusement park in Japan where it moved its arm and it kneeled. Fans will get a chance to see the robot in December 2020.
Difficult words: anime (a style of Japanese drawing), ordinary (usual), kneel (to be in a position when the knee or knees are on the ground).
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