I must say you have a point there. Immigrants>Gundams for now.
I'm curious about the smoke stuff on its chest.
50 more years (I guess) before they actually make a prototype mobile suit. It wouldn't be that big though. :(
I want meh gundamu!
So as far as the RX-78 goes so far they can make it light up, shoot smoke and even move its head. Five years from now, I will welcome our new Japanese overlords with open arms.