In Evangelion, "Tokyo-3" sits on the location of Kanagawa Prefecture's town of Hakone. Tourist maps have shown otaku pilgrimages the locations for sites from the anime. A special Eva-ya souvenir shop has opened, tying into the local hot spring. And now, they're issuing special Eva license plates. More after the jump.
Evangelion character designer and manga author Yoshiyuki Sadamoto has overseen the creation of a NERV shoulder holster, based on the one seen being worn by Misato Katsuragi in the manga. He also illustrates a special serial number illustration card on the item shipping at the end of the month. Get a look after the jump.
The “Evangelion and Japanese Swords” exhibition, a mix of anime worship and ancient craftsmanship, is leaving Japan for dates in Paris and Madrid. Pics and info, courtesy of YATTAR JAPAN, after the jump!
Mobile game Puzzle & Dragons is getting ready for a major collaboration with Evangelion, with plans to launch the Rebuild of Evangelion-themed dungeons, characters, and more in Japan on February 24. Even better news, however, is that the event is comng to the United States in March. Hit the jump for pics and more!
The ending of this week's Soni-Ani: SUPER SONICO THE ANIMATION offers an homage to zombie media, set to First Cosmic Velocity's song "Nightmare Buster." What makes the sequence even more remarkable is that it's animated by the digital division of Studio Khara of Rebuild of Evangelion fame. More after the jump.
The Evangelion Store is currently selling a pair of goggles, produced by K5-SPEC, that are identical to those worn by character Gendo Ikari in theatrical anime film Evangelion: 3.0. Pics and info, courtesy of YATTAR NEWS, after the jump!
As previously reported, additional theater dates for Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo were announced for major US cities and for the L.A. screening, there will also be a fun cosplay contest! Hosted by Cherry Jelly Productions, Eleven Arts and FUNimation, the event on Friday night January 17th will not only have many Eva-related prizes for winners, all participants in the cosplay contest will be able to watch the movie for free! More details after the jump!
It's time again to prepare for Valentine's Day with the most romantic anime ever, Evangelion. The themed stores are ready to help you, with a holiday promotion launching today and running through February 14th. A number of special goods have been added, including a hearts and angles tote bag with strawberry chocolates. More after the jump.