Large Evangelion Statues, Yours For Either $16,000 Or $27,000

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It’s that time again! Time for large, expensive statues that cost lots of money. This time, we have two of them: a life-sized Rei Ayanami, and a human-sized Evangelion Unit-01.

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As Nico Nico News reports, the Rei, which features the character in her plugsuit, is priced at 1,815,000 yen ($16,665). The official website notes the statues are limited to three per person!

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The Unit-01 isn’t life-sized, as that would make the statue 246 feet tall. Rather, as the website points out, it’s “human-sized,” clocking in at 7.5 feet tall. This statue is outfitted with LED lights and priced at 3,003,000 yen ($27,570).

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Likewise, limited to three per person! Goodness.

Pre-orders started this week in Japan, and the finished statues will begin delivery in early 2022.

Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored six books, including most recently, The Japanese Sake Bible.

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NicholasPayne
Nicholas Payne



Seems like the makers know exactly who would be dropping that kind of coin on something like this.