7-Eleven Launches Giant "Evangelion" Promotion
Convenience store chain is selling branded snacks, drinks with special Eva caps, and, most remarkably, two meter tall Eva statues
Singer-songwriter and sometimes voice actor DAIGO and actress/frequent Misato cosplayer Natsuki Kato, along with the series' race queens, were on hand to present the launch of the Japanese 7-Eleven chain's latest Evangelion promotion. The convenience store is selling branded snacks, [email protected] purchase incentives drinks with special Eva caps, a race queen themed prize lottery and, most remarkably, two meter tall Eva statues!
Limited to 25, the statues in traditional and corporate colors, are selling for 1.836 million yen (or US$17,892).
The figures come with special pedestals which features a plate containing the Evangelion’s name and its serial number. Each figure is handmade and is made of steel.
エヴァキャンペーン！ イベント展示した約２ｍのエヴァ初号機(セブンカラー)が当たる！ 応募は @711SEJをフォロー＆この投稿をリツイート♪8/11まで #約２ｍエヴァ初号機当たる ⇒http://t.co/rQ2IKjp5F4 pic.twitter.com/nSpxplB2Cy— セブン-イレブン・ジャパン (@711SEJ) August 5, 2014
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