When the unpainted images of Namco Bandai's NERV base trading figures based on "Neon Genesis Evangelion" made their way to Web earlier this month, fans knew they were in for a miniature diorama that transformed into the organization's signature pyramid shape, but the new painted images present the blind-boxed imported collectibles in a much radder light. All it takes is a glance to affirm that the set is totally a friggin' Mighty Max-style adventure kit stock
Maybe we're just spoiled by our observations of past bento box amazingness, but there's something about the new NERV bento box that has us saying, "Neon Genesis Evangelion" bento box? More like "Neon Genesis EvBLANDgelion" bento box!
Sure, the NERV-themed box is branded as a kind of "ration" for members of the extra-dimensional fighting organization, which may have something to do with its simplistic nature, but for $15 I don't think I'm alone when I say fans deserve to see an angry monster robot rendered in vegetables, soy and sea creatures.
As Sankaku Complex points out, the quality plastic lunchbox (complete with several pairs of chopsticks) may look n