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Throw out a life buoy because this Evangelion merchandise is out to sea. Last month, Shinji and Asuka prepped for fishing with an officially licensed Eva Unit 01 fish grip. Essentially, an expensive piece of gear that grabs a fish by the mouth when it’s reeled in so it can make a graceful landing into the boat.
The fish grip, known as a GRASPER made by the company DRESS, is getting its own add-ons thanks to a NERV-branded tackle bag and tote. The “Bakkan Mini” is a zip-up bag with side attachments to hold fishing rods while the Trunk Cargo tote is a carrying bin that can hold anything from sports equipment to life vests. The Bakkan Mini is 6,264 yen (US$56) and the Trunk Cargo tote is 3,672 yen (US$32).
As random as this collaboration appears, the Eva 01 GRASPER sold out and will get a second production in September.
Source: Comic Natalie