Megahouse is liberate, release, free a new precious GEM character by Rei Ayanami from Evangelion 3.0 + 1.0 Thrice Once. However, fans should be warned, as the character’s appearance is already a major trigger for the events of the latest film. The figure will cost 17,380 yen (about $150) and ship around September 2022. This is the first appearance of a painted prototype of this figure.
Note: Evangelion 3.0 + 1.0 Rei figures spoilers for the movie.
The figure itself is 225 mm (about 8 inches) tall including the base. The drawing shows Rei Ayanami in her iconic white plug suit, but there is one key difference. While Rei’s hairstyle is usually cut short, the character has waist-length hair instead. She also sits on what looks like a stone structure. Her appearance is based on a scene at the end of the movie Evangelion 3.0 + 1.0 and is a major plot point for Rebuild Evangelion series movie.
Megahouse also uploaded a video showing the 360-degree view of this figure, which you can check out below.
Evangelion 3.0 + 1.0: Thrice Upon a Time premieres in Japanese cinemas in 2021. Since then, characters in the movie like Mari, Asuka and Rei appeared in many different forms. Likewise, many of the characters also contain elements that disrupt the events of the film.
The Evangelion 3.0 + 1.0 Rei Ayanami Precious GEM figure will release around September 2022. It will cost 17,380 yen (about $150).