Tokyo guns for fun as new attractions await travellers when Covid-19 travel curbs ease

View of the 18m-tall Gundam robot at Gundam Factory Yokohama, with the city skyline in the background.
View of the 18m-tall Gundam robot at Gundam Factory Yokohama, with the city skyline in the background.PHOTO: SOTSU.SUNRISE

TOKYO - From a Guinness World Record-certified life-size mobile Gundam robot to the itsy-bitsy inhabitants of a pint-sized world, there are plenty of new and upcoming attractions awaiting travellers to Tokyo.

This is despite Covid-19 having twice thrown a spanner into Japan's hopes for a tourism bonanza year, beginning with the postponement of the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games last year.

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