The Wow Factor, Japanese-Style
As product managers, we talk about the Wow Factor in Kano analysis and requirements writing … but there’s “wow” and then there’s WOW.
Image courtesy: Bandai corporate blog
To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the anime series “Mobile Suit Gundam”, Bandai created a 60-foot-tall, in-scale replica of the legendary RX-78 mecha.
Image courtesy: Danny Choo
As if that’s not impressive enough–and, brother, that’s pretty damn impressive—Bandai also included head movements, light-up eyes, random bursts of steam, and mechanical sound effects.
Image courtesy: Pink Tentacle
Check out the movement and other practical effects in this video clip:
Which Begs The Question…
What have you done to surprise & delight your customers lately?