She Has A Bandage On Her Head

The mysterious Rei Ayanami from the Neon Genesis Evangelion juggernaut gets immortalised in polyvinyl chloride. Again.

Famed illustrator Shunya Yamashita, who also created the characters for Final Fantasy X, designed this particular version of Rei, which was sculpted by Mitsumasa Yoshizawa. This is the second version of this particular statue. Rei Ayanami has long been a popular character, and there are countless Rei figures, posters and various merchandise.

Priced at ¥8,800 (US$94), the difference between this version 2 figure and the earlier incarnation? That bandage on her head. Oh, and the shoulder armour. And the $US21 price difference. Plastic bandages and should protectors are expensive!

CL#025 新世紀エヴァンゲリオン 綾波レイ ver.2 :: YAMATO 株式会社やまと オンラインショップ :: 商品情報 [Yamato via Neko Magic]


Comments

    I'd get it, but I'm a sucker for anything evangelion. Can't wait for Evangelion 3.0.

    With amount of money I end up spending on these things you'd be able to fly me to the moon.

    Uh, Tetsuya Nomura designed FFX's characters...

    Way to confirm your research guys...

    SHunya Yamashita loves drawing sexy girls... Tetsuya Nomura did FFX O.o

    err. Tetsuya Nomura is the main character designer if im not mistaken.

    Shunya Yamashita did the NPC and weapons designer.

    source: wiki:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shunya_Yamashita

    Argh.. And I just purchased the first version... but I so want this too!!!! ARGH!

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