Someone's paying $100k for the Rei guitar


Look, I'm sure they're nice guitars and all, but this is getting ridiculous. With about half a day left on the block, the custom-made instruments created by Fender USA's Yuriy Shiskov in collaboration with the whoremasters at Gainax are now going for more than nine million yen.

NINE MILLION YEN. That's brand new car money. TWO brand new cars, paid in full! For one guitar with half of Rei's face on it! Yeah, there are pearl inlays of the Lance of Longinus on the guitar's neck, but for that kind of money I'd rather the guitar actually be the Lance of Longinus. The original one. With guitar strings instead of Jesus' blood on it. 

That's just insane. Plus, it's likely that the person buying this ridiculously overpriced merch doesn't even know how to play. If you're going to blow that kind of grip on an otaku-printed instrument, you should be at least good enough to rock it as hard the guy in the video below. He's earned all the ita-basses he can play.

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