The latest issue of Asahi Shimbun's weekly news magazine AERA, which is just published today on August 24 in Japan, features Rei Ayanami, one of the main heroines of the long-running Evangelion franchise, on its cover. The illustration is newly drawn by Takeshi Honda (khara), the animation director of the ongoing Rebuild series. Check the cover after the jump.
As Neon Genesis Evangelion prepares to celebrate its 20th anniversary, the throwback spirit is being adopted with a two-LP disc release of the soundtrack. Bernie Grundman Mastering handles the analogue version, with mecha animation director Takeshi Honda providing the jacket art. The September 9th release sells for 5000yen. More after the jump.
Following the implication by the song's lyricist Neko Oikawa on Twitter two days ago, Victor Entertainment has posted a short version music video for an English EDM (Electronic Dance Music) version of "Cruel Angel's Thesis," the OP theme song of the Neon Genesis Evangelion TV series, performed by Marc Panther (globe). Check the song after the jump!
This fall, Neon Genesis Evangelion marks its 20th anniversary and part of the celebration is an August release of an HD remaster of the original TV series and movies. Two versions are due out in Japan on August 25th at 38,000 Yen for the Blu-rays and 18,000yen for the DVDs, and after a rough look was offered in June, product photos have now gone online. Get a look after the jump.
With the inclusion of Canada and Sweden as Observer Nations, it was 28 nations/regions that gathered in Nagoya last weekend to crown the champions of the 2015 World Cosplay Summit. Today, maidigitv posted a look at Team Italy's (Manuel Capitani and Luca Buzzi) second place Evangelion work and the US's ( Alpacosplay and Yummy Gamorah) third place Paradise Kiss. Get a look after the jump.
Soon you'll be able to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Neon Genesis Evangelion in bed! (With or without the anime playing). Anime fashion brand SuperGroupies latest Eva collaboration is set sets of lingerie in Rei, Asuka and Mari color schemes. Reservations are doing for 8,800 yen (before tax) through August 23rd, with shipping scheduled for December. Get a look after the jump.