The music of Shin Godzilla and Neon Genesis Evangelion squared off in the "Shin Godzilla vs. Evangelion Symphony", a concert event featuring a full orchestra that will run for 4 performances on March 22 - March 23, 2017, at the Bunkamura Orchard Hall venue in Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan. The CD is due on December 27th. More after the jump.
New Balance is best known for being the running shoe popular with suburban dads, the elderly and streetwear fans. The aforementioned is also most likely why the brand chose to launch a line of Evangelion-inspired running shoes. Hit the jump for pics and details
Every year, husband and wife Hideaki (Evangelion) and Moyocco ( Insufficient Direction,Memoirs of Amorous Gentlemen) Anno contribute lantern art to Bonbori Matsuri, a midsummer festival at Tsurugaoka Hachiman-gū shrine in Kamakura. Hideaki's reflects what he's working or recently worked on. Last year, he had nothing going on. This year... bang! A new Unit 02!
The last sign of life from the Rebuild of Evangelion finale came in April when Khara Tweeted that they were meeting about the active project. That came after a message at a March concert telling fans to "Please expect Shin Evangelion Gekijōban:||’" Now, it's summer, and Khara has some scenery to share and some abstruse text to consider. Get a look after the jump.
Back in December, as Evangelion creator Hideaki Anno's new Khara was celebrating its 10th anniversary, they filed a lawsuit in Tokyo District Court aiming to collect 100million yen owed by Gainax from a royalty agreement relating to income from projects that Anno contributed to and a loan from August 2014. Tokyo judge found in favor of Khara and order Gainax to pay the full amount.
No matter how sweet an anime girl is, there's still a possibility that she's incredibly brutal. Which girls of anime are needlessly violent? Goo Ranking asked fans, and more than 4,000 responded. Click to see their top ten after the jump!
What happens when the Eva franchise ties up with a Japanese fishing gear brand? A unique collaboration ostensibly to get otaku out and fishing. Hit the jump for details.
This week, on Tuesday, May 23rd, book stores will be getting manga, comic and art book publisher Dark Horse's release of the English edition of Neon Genesis Evangelion: Legend Of The Piko Piko Middle School Students, an Eva meets video game comedy from Yushi Kawata (Fist of the North Star: Taste Of Strawberry) and Yukito. To prepare for the release, Dark Horse has put together a special trailer of the double-parody manga. Get a look after the jump.
Happy 50th birthday to Evangelion's Gendo Ikari. We have something special to celebrate. On May 10th, manga, comic and art book publisher Dark Horse will be releasing their English edition of Neon Genesis Evangelion: Legend Of The Piko Piko Middle School Students, an Eva meets video game comedy from Yushi Kawata (Fist of the North Star: Taste Of Strawberry) and Yukito. Check out the preview after the jump.
Character goods maker Groove Garage is ready to bring mankind to the next step in its de-evolution with the Home Security Instrumentality Project, a combination of Evangelion's NERV and the NEET lay-abouts. Along with Velcro patches (1,450yen), the line-up of goods planned for June release includes "We have a house to guard from the Angels" t-shirts and a pun-tastic Sound Only parody 210 ONLY (2,938yen).
Progress on the Rebuild of Evangelion finale continues to look more and more definitive. 2016 went from apologies to Takeshi Honda saying that work was being done, to Hideaki Anno saying that his new Studio Khara was trying their best, without a solid idea of the time frame, to saying that the movie is on its way. Now, Khara has Tweeted that they're meeting about a Shin Eva project that they're hard at work on.