$4,800 Asuka Langley from EVANGELION and other life-sized models
(This article was originally posted in Japanese at 12:43 Feb. 07, 2010)
Life-sized models of various anime characters by Akiyama Kobo including Asuka Langley Shikinami and Rei Ayanami from Evangelion: 2.0 You Can (Not) Advance, Astro Boy, and characters from Tensai Bakabon were on display at Wonder Festival 2010 Winter.
Read on for details and pics.
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Akiyama Kobo's booth.
The giant life-sized figures were hard to miss.
Weighs 6kg, with 3kg pedestal. 430,000 yen (about &4,800), coloured and finished.
Asuka Langley Shikinami Life-Sized Figure [plugsuit version]. Asuka is rather petite in person, after all she's only 14.
Asuka is a bit shorter than Ayanami. W50×D40×H160cm, 430,000 yen.
Not life-sized but nevertheless huge human-scale model of Unit 01. W170×D80×H209cm, 20kg. The base (W1860×D1000) weighs about 25kg. 1,250,000 yen (about $14,000).
About the hight of a six-year-old kid.
350,000 yen ($3,900).
Life-sized model of Theo from anime film Oblivion Island: Haruka and the Magic Mirror.
This one is not for sale. Oblivion Island was set in Iruma, Saitama where Akiyama Kobo is located.
There was also a fighter aircraft, quite huge and painstakingly detailed.
It was a 1/2 scale model of Sanka Mark II from The Sky Crawlers. 3,900,000 yen (about $4,350,000).
Old Man Rerere was about 1/3 scale, W58×D25×H87cm, 6kg. 298,000 yen ($3,325).
Unagi-Inu (Eel Dog) seemed to be life-sized, W66×D22×H52cm, 5kg. 248,000 yen ($2,770).
Bakabon's Papa, 298,000 yen. W56×D35×H70cm, 5kg.
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