Now you can relive Yamcha‘s death over and over again with this upcoming collectible statue. Don’t forget the apple pie, though! Wait. What?
In Dragon Ball Z, Yamcha is killed by a Saibaman, certainly not the most difficult foe, after he grabs onto him and self-destructs. If you’ve never seen the scene, watch it below.
The image of dead Yamcha in the crater is iconic in manga and anime, and it’s been an endless source of parody and homage.
Saibamen aren’t that formitable of an enemy, so getting killed by one is rather, well, embarrassing. As Know Your Meme points out, this image has appeared on countless websites and forums, and it’s used to indicate when someone is weak or has failed. In short, when somebody got Yamcha’d.
Bandai is releasing a figure version of Yamcha’s death pose. Here’s how it stacks up to the anime:
And here’s the figure from all angles.
Isn’t this incredible?
But sadly, it doesn’t come with an amazing diorama like this, so you’ll need to either make one yourself or display it in other places.
Like the floor.
In your boss’s desk.
Or, best of all, an apple pie. If you cannot make a crater diorama, you can always bake an pie instead. That’s what I’d do. And if you cannot bake a pie, then really, learn how. Stuff like that is important.
The Yamcha figure is priced at 3456 yen ($37) and goes on sale May 29 in Japan.