Created for the second anniversary of the Evangelion Store Tokyo-01 in Harajuku, the figure is a collaborative effort by the store, Kaiyodo, and magazine Figure Oh. It depicts the newly-created EVA Unit 8+2, a combination of EVA Unit 08 and EVA Unit 02 first seen in the trailer for the upcoming conclusion to the “Rebuild of Evangelion” series. The figure can be made to wield the included Magorox, a sword designed by Evangelion lead mecha designer Ikuto Yamashita that appears in the novel “Evangelion Anima”. Also included are EVA Unit 13’s defense drones and an AT Field.
The 160-millimeter-tall figure possesses 22 points of articulation and 15 joints. A sample model will be on display at the Harajuku Evangelion Store until October 13th.
The figure will be available at the Evangelion Store Tokyo-01 in Harajuku, internet shopping sites Evangelion Store and Mono Shop, and through Figure Oh magazine. It retails for 4,480 yen. Preorders will be accepted until October 31st, and orders will ship at the end of January 2014.
Source: YATTAR JAPAN