It was announced on May 30 that Bandai Namco Holdings will exhibit “Gundam Pavilion” (tentative name) at Expo 2025 Osaka, the forthcoming World Expo to be held at Yumeshima in Osaka, Japan, for 184 days from April 13 to October 13, 2025.
The press release writes, “A grand demonstration experiment will be conducted to solve the problems of the future society based on ‘Mobile Suit Gundam,’ the BANDAI NAMCO Group’s own IP (Intellectual Property), in ‘another Universal Century.” The Universal Century is the fictional timeline in the original Mobile Suit Gundam series.
“Gundam Pavilion” will be prepared for the success of Expo 2025 Osaka under the following four themes:
- Demonstration experiment for solving issues of the future society
- Realization of “co-creation” through people-to-people connections
- Future possibilities presented by “Mobile Suit Gundam
- Future experiences that link the real and virtual worlds
Source: Bandai Namco Holdings press release