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.
Particularly given that Neon Genesis Evangelion's fall 2015 20th anniversary is on the horizon, expectations were high for last night's NTV Roadshow broadcast of the third Rebuild of Evangelion, paired with live-action short Giant God Warrior Appears in Tokyo. At the same time, a history of bewildering piano and tree promo has taught otaku to be wary. What viewer got from the broadcast offered more fuel for fan theories than answers.
NTV Roadshow is out closing out the summer with a run of Evangelion movies. This kicked off with Death & Rebirth, the Death(True)2 version specifically, August 18th, is followed by End of Evangelion the 25th, and a special Friday broadcast of the third Rebuild of Evangelion on September 5th. The first of these inspired manga artist Arina Tanemura to post a pair of Rei and Asuka sketches.
GungHo Online Entertainment's popular Puzzle & Dragons game is teaming up once more with Neon Genesis Evangelion, this time pairing itself nicely with Japan's Eva Fest. Pics and more past the break.
Blue Exorcist author Kazue Kato was lamenting on Twitter today that she'd like to attend this weekend's Comiket, but can't make it to the event. Instead, she opened up her sketch book and shared drawings of Attack on Titan's Levi, Evangelion's Asuka and Frozen's Elsa. Check out the results after the jump.
Married Evangelion creator Hideaki Anno and manga artist Moyocco Anno ( Insufficient Direction, Memoirs of Amorous Gentlemen) have made a bit of a tradition of contributing lanterns to the summer Bonbori Matsuri, held at the Tsurugaoka Hachiman-gū shrine in Kamakura. Moyocco already previewed hers, and now Hideaki's has been unveiled, get a look after the jump.
Singer-songwriter and sometimes voice actor DAIGO and actress and frequent Misato cosplayer Natsuki Kato, along with the series' race queens, were on hand to present the launch of the Japanese 7-Eleven chain's latest Evangelion promotion. They're selling branded snacks, drinks with special Eva caps, and, most remarkably, two meter tall Eva statues!
Figure maker Vertex is ready to send Shinji x Kaworu fans to the moon with a paired set of Evangelion 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo figures. The pair of non-scale, ready to embrace figures measure 30cm and are on sale now ahead of a November release for 8,424yen. Get a look after the jump.
Between this spring's release of her new album, her role dubbing Transformers: Age of Extinction, and her role in the upcoming Kazuo Umezu movie Mother, otaku idol Shoko Nakagawa, also known as Shokotan has been quite busy lately. She's also been doing some international touring, and after hitting France's Japan Expo earlier in the month, she's made an appearance at Hong Kong's ACGHK 2014.
Medicom Toys Real Action Hero line offers premium figures, upwards of 30cm, with plenty of stitched clothes and accessories. The line has introduced three new figures, coming in 2015: No.682 Girls und Panzer Miho Nishizumi in April, No.683, Kill la Kill Satsuki Kiryuin (Kamui Junketsu Ver.) in May and No.684 RAH NEO EVA-13, also in May. Get a look after the jump.