Following the 1.8 million yen (about US$15,600) Eva-01 statues in August, convenience store chain 7-Eleven is ready to offer much more expensive Eva merchandise for the die-hard fans. It will start accepting orders for one-limited 16 million yen (US$138,900) supercar inspired by the franchise from November 14. Check the details after the jump.
Following a retrospective of the works of Evangelion creator Hideaki Anno, the Tokyo International Film Festival has presented an English translation of some his comments regarding his current Evangelion works. See what he had to say after the jump.
The "meeting new quality via Evangelion" Radio EVA brand and anime fashion label SuperGroupies have teamed up to offer a line of "Duo" clothes inspired by Ikari Shinji and Kaworu Nagisa's piano scene in Evangelion Q. A gingham check shirt and piano skirt will be exhibited at the EVANGELION STORE TOKYO-01 Ikebukuro in Ikebukuro with the EVANGELION STORE and SuperGroupies shops taking orders for December delivery.
Universal Studio Japan/USJ yesterday announced the details of its two attractions featuring Evangelion and Attack on Titan. They are part of the upcoming time-limited event for 108 days from January 23 to May 10, 2015, titled "Universal Cool Japan," which also has the attractions for Biohazard and Monster Hunter. More after the jump.
Following last week's Good Smile Company preview of the Rei Ayanami: Evangelion Racing Ver. Nendoroid, inspired by the young woman who accompanies Studio Khara sponsored Team Evangelion Racing in their Super GT and Endurance Road Race efforts, their Kahotan Blog has now posted an earlier look at her Asuka companion figure. Pre-orders for the two launch on October 23rd.
The 27th Tokyo International Film Festival runs 10.23-31, and centerpiece of this prominent movie event is "The World of Hideaki Anno," a showcase of 50 works from throughout the career of the Evangelion creator. Leading into this, The Japan Times interviewed Anno about the event, his talent for animation and lack of confidence therein, voicing the lead in Hayao Miyazaki's final movie, and the status of the next Eva.
Universal Studios Japan has announced via its official website that 2015 will be a big year for Evangelion fans. It appears that on January 23, 2015 the park will be opening up a brand new attraction based off of Neon Genesis Evangelion -- but there are no details as to what, exactly. Hit the jump for more!
While pre-orders don't open until October 23rd, Good Smile Company's Kahotan Blog has shared a preview of their Rei Ayanami: Evangelion Racing Ver., inspired by the young woman who accompanies Studio Khara sponsored Team Evangelion Racing in their Super GT and Endurance Road Race efforts. Get a look after the jump.
Face masks that you don’t actually have to slather on or dip your hand into a tub with are super convenient, especially in Japan. And what better way to keep your skin clear than with a face mask packet emblazoned with Kaworu Nagisa’s beautiful face? Hit the jump for more!
Namco Bandai has posted a host of Tales of Zestiria promo movies, including a look at the Evangelion DLC costumes, set to be offered for the PS3 RPG that hits Japan January 22nd. There's also a look at the ufotable (Fate/stay night) produced anime and character videos for Rosé (voiced by Mikako Komatsu) and Zavied (Kenjiro Tsuda). Get a look after the jump.
Specialty shop Evangelion Store Tokyo-01 opened November 23, 2011, aiming to bring stylish Eva merch to the Harajuku district. In June of this year, the Takeshita Street business closed in order to move to Ikebukuro Parco. Now, it's ready to reopen on the October 3rd and from the get-go, it will be building to the third anniversary celebration, starting with special shopping bags and plain-clothes character inspired fashions. Get a look after the jump.
Bandai Namco Games has another crossover planned for Tales of Zestiria, which hits PlayStation 3 in Japan on January 22, 2015. One of the major collaborations will deck its characters out like the cast of the Neon Genesis Evangelion anime. Hit the jump for more.