Neon Genesis Evangelion 20th anniversary celebrations hit the bedroom thanks to a new collaboration with lingerie maker Peach John, of Sailor Moon skivvies fame. October 5-13, Premium Bandai and the Peach John official shopping site are taking orders for bras, panties and pajamas that will ship in January. Get a look after the jump.
Looking for a stylish case for your iPhone that protects your investment and looks awesome? Why not choose one of these Evangelion smartphone cases? Hit the jump for more!
Neon Genesis Evangelion debuted on October 4, 1995, and to celebrate the series was released on Blu-ray this fall. Shinji Ikari voice actress Megumi Ogata got her hands on a copy, and in response, she shared come English comments about her lasting bond with the character. Get a look after the jump.
Yuhei Sakuragi, a CG animator who worked on 009 Re:Cybor will be helming "Neon Genesis IMPACTS," the 32nd short for the Japan Animator Expo showcase of shorts from Dwango and Evangelion creator Hideaki Anno's Studio Khara. Steve N' Steven, the studio launched by Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex writer/director Kenji Kamiyama to leverage commercial promotion with anime, produces the anime with Love Live's Asako Nishida on character design.
Good Smile Company has listed "Hatsune Miku: Greatest Idol Ver.," a 1/8th scale pre-painted character figure based on the CD jacket illustration of Mitchie M's 1st major album "Greatest Idol" drawn by Yoshiyuki Sadamato, best known as the character designer of the Evangelion franchise. Check the PV and product photos after the jump.
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!