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By Rrobbert184 from GundamReviews.net

1/400 Evangelion Production Model EVA-02b (Q Ver.) by Kotobukiya (Available From HobbyLink Japan – HLJ.com)

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The Production Model EVA-02b from Neon Genesis Evangelion is a new design for the new Evangelion movie series. Let’s see how it stacks up.

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Unique cover art, withe the box presented in landscape form.  I think it’s pretty eye-catching.

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The box is around the same size as a MG Zaku, though slightly deeper.

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And it’s also a bit thicker than the EVA-01 from the same series.

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The side of the box shows the options you can choose for either the EVA-02 and EVA-02 Beta.

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There’s also some gimmicks and a pretty cool looking pose with the monstrous gun.

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You can see the main red color pop out as soon as you crack open the box, along with a fair number of other colors.

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The manual is very similar to the EVA-01.

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You can see all the colors here in the painting guide.

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Here are the plates in alphabetical order.

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2 H plates in different colors.  Notice the green on white.

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That’s a huge chunk of the alphabet!

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There’s also a little part for the face.

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And polycaps as you’d expect.

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For more color, or if you want to remember which EVA this is, there’s a set of water slides.

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There’s also a wire for the power supply and weapon that you can attach.

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For some final thoughts on the unbox, the first thing that may impress you is the number of plates. A to X is nothing to sneeze at! If you saw the review of the of EVA-01, you may have seen that this kit has high mobility, so I think most of the focus here will be on what exactly is different for the EVA-02 Beta. It seems that Kotobukiya is really trying to make things more accurate, with a whole extra H plate just so you can switch up the colors. Things look promising, so stick around to see it all put together! Thanks for reading everyone.

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“Interesting soles you’ve got on display there.”

Comments

  1. Al said on June 6, 2014

    Wow! Haven’t seen that many plates for a kit in a long time! Looks like it has a lot of detail, including a lot of colour. I like how they’ve kept the decals relatively simple. Looking forward reading your Part 2 for the review of the build.

  2. I wanted to get my hands on those kits but I’m curious about the 1/400th scale. Are they the same height as bandai’s 1/144 scale eva kits?

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