| Included in set:
EVA 00 (blue and yellow), EVA 01, EVA 02, Rei Ayanami,
various repaints and editions
For fans of the acclaimed Manga/Anime Neon
Genesis Evangelion, there looks to be a limited line of
figures floating around from Kaiyodo Xebec. Released in their
original Japanese packaging, the original series includes
Shenji Ikari's EVA 01, Asuka's EVA 02, and bothe blue and
yellow versions of Rei Ayanami's EVA 00. Each figure is well
articulated and extremely detailed and come with a number
of accesories, including optional hands and weapons. The only
figure based on the characters is Rei Ayanami, a huge fan
favorite, which also comes with additional replaceable body
Along with the normal versions are a series of transparent
EVAs, which can be bought separately or in a boxed set (from
While these alternative versions are nice, they seem to lack
the quality coloring and detail of the normal versions. (Take
note that I've never been a fan of transparent versions of
anything, though.) Also available is a metallic version
of Rei's yellow EVA 00, which is even more striking and impressive
than the normal version.
is a EVA-01 Extra Version (runs about $30) that comes in a
black box and a number of accesories (see picture at right).
If you can find this bad-boy, get your hands on it.
Any die-hard fan of the series should own these. This series,
while limited and probably hard to find, screams quality.
Fans of anime and manga in general should be pleased as this
series, along with McFarlane's own and a few others that are
trickling in, seem to signify a growing manga/anime-based
figure market over here in North America. Now, if we can just
them in larger available quantities.
For ordering info, try here: http://store.yahoo.com/matrixcollectibles/evacfig.html