Phat! company is going to release the Mental Model ( メンタルモデル ) TAKAO ( タカオ ) 1/8 PVC figure from the manga/anime “Arpeggio of Blue Steel” ( 蒼き鋼のアルペジオ ). Will be released in January 2015. Around 180mm tall, 8,000 yen.
——Description from Manufacturer——
The heavy cruiser with the mind of a love-struck girl.
From the anime series with a movie on the way, ‘Arpeggio of Blue Steel -Ars Nova-‘ comes a figure of Mental Model Takao, the heavy cruiser from the Fleet of Fog, who falls in love for the main character of the series, Gunzou Chihaya. Her impressive body and swirling ponytails have all been carefully sculpted as she sits resting on one of the Takao-class Heavy Cruiser’s turrets looking up from her book with a gentle smile.