Back in October of this year, Evangelion Store Tokyo-01, one of the official permanent stores dedicated to Evangelion merchandise, moved from Harajuku to the second floor of the P'Parco (P Dash Parco) mall annex in Ikebukuro, with more compact size. Check the latest good selection at the store after the jump!
On January 23rd, Osaka's Universal Studio's Japan will be launching a series of Cool Japan attractions based on Evangelion, Attack on Titan, Street Fighter, Resident Evil and Monster Hunter. The latest preview of these comes in a series of Tweeted promos. Get a look after the jump.
Toonami's month of movies reaches its climax this weekend with a screening of Toonami of Evangelion 1.11 & 2.22 this weekend. And, with that on the near horizon, FUNimation has reiterated their statement concerning the status of the long awaited third Rebuild movie. Get a look after the jump.
Jewelry brand THE KISS COUPLE'S has teamed up with Evangelion for a second collaboration. Following up on last year's Shinji Ikari and Kaworu Nagisa Unit No. 13 necklaces and rings, they're now presenting double cross silver necklaces in Shinji and Kaworu motifs. More after the jump.
Back in 2012, Japanese American singer and songwriter Hikaru Utada returned from her hiatus with Evangelion 3.0 end theme “Sakura Nagashi.” Now, with 15th anniversary album cover album Utada Hikaru no Uta out on December 9th, she's back with Rebuild director Kazuya Tsurumaki for a special "Beautiful World" music video. Get a look after the jump.
This fall, this there was plenty of talk from the Evangelion super-fan kremlinologists about the fact that copyrights on new Neon Genesis Evangelion material started just listing its new home Khara and not the original producers at Gainax. Those who speculated that it might be a sign that a Blu-ray release of the original TV series might be coming soon seem to have been proven right. More after the jump.
According to Oricon's latest report, the premium edition set of the last/14th volume of the Neon Genesis Evangelion manga series illustrated by the anime character designer Yoshiyuki Sadamoto sold 307,123 units in its first week, becoming the top-selling comic in Japan for the week of November 17-23. Hit the jump for more details.
Back in June, Takara Tomy began offering their limited run of Transformer / Evangelion Masterpiece Optimus Prime EVA Mode figure, and almost immediately sold out of the allotment of 1,000 units, priced at 2,500 yen. With the figure now set to ship, the figure is on display at Ikebukuro Eva, which is also holding a lottery to get one of the few available. Additionally, the collaboration site has posted a new story page.
Following the release in Japan this month, Kadokawa today announced that the last/14th volume of the Neon Genesis Evangelion manga series illustrated by the anime character designer Yoshiyuki Sadamoto will be published simultaneously in 11 countries/regions in the world. Hit the jump for more details.
The Neon Genesis Evangelion manga by oiriginal character designer Yoshiyuki Sadamoto launched in December 1994, prior to the debut of the anime. Finally, it finished last June, with the 14th and final collection coming November 26th, 2014. To celebrate the Evangelion Store and anime fashion label SuperGroupies are working together to offer manga collage UBIQ shoes. Pre-orders open today for 10,584yen. Get a look after the jump.