New Evangelion Statue Going Up In Japan For A Limited Time

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With Evangelion: 3.0+1.0 Thrice Upon a Timethe fourth and final film in the Rebuild of Evangelion tetralogy--heading to theaters in Japan, a new Unit-01 statue is going up in Ibaraki Prefecture.

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Located at the Ami Premium Outlet, the Eva statue will go up today on March 8, and stay there until May 31. (It appears the statue has already been displayed at the Gotemba Premium Outlets, outside Tokyo.)

According to Hobby Watch (via Siliconera), it measures 9.8-feet high.

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Photo: ©カラーcopyright© 2001-2021 MITSUBISHI ESTATE・SIMON Co.,Ltd.

Evangelion: 3.0+1.0 Thrice Upon a Time opens today in Japan.

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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