Deep-Pocketed Fans Buy All 13 [email protected] Standees
posted on by Eric Stimson
Earlier this year, Aniplex+ held a promotion for the upcoming THE [email protected] MOVIE: Kagayaki no Mukōgawa e! by selling 13 different life-size [email protected] character standees. Shipping is now underway, and some [email protected] fans seem to have bought all 13 of them, which would cost about $1,922. They are sharing their tales of idolatry on Twitter.
等身大POP間近に見て、何が凄いってあの描線なんですよ…! じっくり観てショック受けました。絵の原寸を思うともうね、シルエットの完成度は言うに及ばず線の掠れも味になってて柔らかさを感じて。。アニメーターさん本当に凄い&錦織監督素晴らしい。— しのーじ (@shinoji_17) July 22, 2014
@shinoji_17 gushed over the character artwork. Noting the "amazing linework," he was shocked when he regarded it closely. "The level of completion of the silhouettes is beyond speech, the blurred lines are tasteful and feel soft... the animators are really great and Director [Atsushi] Nishikori is outstanding."
何の変哲もない東京の下町、高円寺。ここにアイドルの輝くステージがあるとの噂を聞きつけ、取材班は潜入取材を試みた! pic.twitter.com/rzOA5pxqxR— kaneko (@kaneko_hk) July 22, 2014
Meanwhile, @tentyoo organized an early morning [email protected] photo shoot in South Kouenji, an unremarkable Tokyo neighborhood.
車をご検討中の皆様へ。プリウスならアイマス等身大POP 13体が楽に乗るよ、やったね! pic.twitter.com/dVNN5jpFE1— kaneko (@kaneko_hk) July 22, 2014
@kaneko_hk notes that Priuses can hold all thirteen standees easily.
輝くステージは実在した! pic.twitter.com/Rao4mwhPpW— kaneko (@kaneko_hk) July 22, 2014
The photo shoot was held in a store at first, but since it was so cramped......
765プロが高円寺でゲリラライブ! pic.twitter.com/Zwy4mxNiqr— kaneko (@kaneko_hk) July 22, 2014
.... the standees were moved into the street.
てんちょが幸せそうで何よりです pic.twitter.com/GRibSJZ7Wx— kaneko (@kaneko_hk) July 22, 2014
The store's owner poses with two Yukihos. (No word on where the extra Yukiho came from.)
通りすがりの人が記念撮影に飛び入り参加 pic.twitter.com/O5xxORnQdU— kaneko (@kaneko_hk) July 22, 2014
Some passersby even joined in the photography.
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