Hideaki Anno Visits The Largest Evangelion Statue In The World

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Evangelion creator Hideaki Anno is in Shanghai, where he’s checking out the world’s largest Unit-01 statue.

As Kotaku previously reported, this official EVA-01 Test Type statue measures 24.8 meters (81.36 feet) high with the Spear of Longinus.


Here’s Anno having a look at the statue.

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