Life-Sized Anime Figures Sure Are Expensive

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This is Mumei from the anime Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress. Okay, it’s not actually Mumei, but a life-sized statue. An extremely expensive one, at that.

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Measuring around 5.5 feet tall and weighing a whopping 103.6 pounds, the statue is priced at 2,500,000 yen (US$24,988).

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Only ten of these will be produced, and those in Japan interested in purchasing must enter into a raffle for a chance to buy.

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Good luck to those willing to spend 25 grand!

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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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DISCUSSION

Her dimensions are wrong though. She is definitely supposed to be shorter than that.