[Monsters In Tokyo] #6 Sangenjaya King Kong

TOKYO, Jun 02 (NOJ) - Built in 1979, the King Kong-like figure is perched atop a pink commercial building which houses a gym and a brightly lit FamilyMart. From afar, the giant creature is seemingly overlooking the bustling district, leaning towards the edge of the building, with its right arm dangling freely.

In its palm, a young girl donning a green dress sits, appearing to have fallen and been caught by the ape. Thanks to the prominent fixture, the building has earned itself an apt moniker of “Gorilla Building”, or ゴリラビル (gorira biru) in Japanese... read more @ TheSmartLocal