Geek Gifts: PACIFIC RIM Gipsy Danger Sideshow Collectible Statue

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With the prospect of Guillermo del Toro tackling “robots vs. monsters” on a massive scale with Pacific Rim also came the promise of some really cool toys based on del Toro’s meticulous designs.  Those toys are now starting to trickle out, and Sideshow Collectibles has started the pre-order for an intricate statue of the Gipsy Danger jaeger.  At $399.99 the statue isn’t particularly cheap, but it is a very faithfully crafted piece of art, complete with battle scars and overall wear-and-tear, which is a really nice touch.  This is hopefully the first of many Pacific Rim collectibles headed our way over the next couple of years.

Hit the jump to take a look at some images of the Gipsy Danger Sideshow Collectible statue, and click here to get a look at the Knifehead Kaiju statue.

If you’d like to pre-order, or for more info, click over to Sideshow’s website.

Summary and specs:

From award-winning filmmaker Guillermo Del Toro, Warner Bros. Pictures, and Legendary Pictures, the action-packed blockbuster filmPacific Rim is in theaters now! To combat the threat posed by legions of monstrous creatures known as Kaiju, the world has devised a special type of weapon: massive robots, called Jaegers. Sideshow Collectibles is proud to partner with the creators of Pacific Rim to present an impressive collection of Pacific Rim statues.

Gipsy Danger, The Steel Titan, is USA’s mark 3 Jaeger, equipped for close quarters combat, and built to destroy any danger. Powered by a glowing nuclear heart, the Gipsy Danger Statue from Sideshow Collectibles was developed in partnership with Guillermo Del Toro, and is crafted with painstaking attention to detail.

20” H (508mm) x 13” W (330.2mm) x 9” L (228.6mm)

If you’d like to pre-order, or for more info, click over to Sideshow’s website.

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  • AdamK

    Slight error, it’s ‘Gipsy’ not ‘Gypsy’.

  • AdamK

    Slight error, it’s ‘Gipsy’ not ‘Gypsy’.

  • http://buzzabit.com/aaron/ Aaron Sullivan

    I like it… except the pose. Not that I’m in the market, but the pose doesn’t look that great and that is a real shame. :o/

  • Englishgent

    Looks like he’s dancing hahhahaha

    • Sam

      That’s what I was thinking. Awesome design but it looks like he’s samba dancing… I don’t really get what they’re going for with that pose. At first I thought it was supposed to be paired with the Knifehead statue, but it doesn’t.

  • Scurvy

    While I appreciate the detail and the work that the designers and sculptors put into the master piece, that doesn’t mean that thing I’m paying $400 isn’t just some cast piece from China…

    • http://mysite.verizon.net/vzepr1xp/index.html unsean

      Not quite sure I see the validity of your complaint, especially since most everything – from electronics to clothing – is made in places like China or Bangladesh.

      Which means that you do own things from China – they may not cost $400, that’s the only difference.

      • Scurvy

        I’m not complaining, just pointing out that this isn’t some high end hand crafted piece that completely justifies the price tag. It’s just a cast and painted piece from China and your $400 doesn’t pay for the craftsmanship and workmanship that went into your individual piece. It covers the cost of the original design and making the master mold.

        I know I own plenty of things that were made in China but they aren’t things that I am getting to appreciate the handwork and crafting that went into that piece. If I wanted to spend $400 on something like that, I could get a completely custom made pocket knife that was hand made by one individual person. It would also be worth a lot more than this thing will in 10 years.

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