Game info site eg presents news today that Akiyama Koubou, the company that brought the 1:1 scale Gundam bust to the Bandai Museum in addition to other feats of modern art, architecture and design, has produced a fully painted 209 centimeter tall EVA unit 1 figure that will be available for purchase at a price of 985,000 yen starting in mid-February. They’ve scheduled an initial run of 20, which one might deem optimistic if one were not acquainted with the habits of rabid Evangelion otaku. Check out eg’s coverage for some great shots of the figure in production. As an added point of interest, Akiyama Koubou’s official Eva site mentions that they have a 1:1 scale Rei figure currently in development as well… (no more)