XING announced the rankings for the most popular songs based on their online karaoke service JOYSOUND in 2013 today. The No.1 song in the anime/tokusatsu/game category is, again, the 1995-1996 TV anime series Neon Genesis Evangelion's OP theme "A Cruel Angel's Thesis." Check this year's top 20 ranking after the jump.
"Electric Charging Pole ELSEEV" is a pole type of electric charging facility to be installed in parking lots developed by Panasonic Electric Work in 2010. Panasonic's Eco Solutions installed two ELSEEV charging poles designed after EVA-01 and EVA-02 in Hakone, where Tokyo-3 is located in the Evangelion series. Hit the jump for more.
To the women and girls that are also Eva fans, would you like it if an Evangelion convention only for you was held? That's exactly what is happening in Japan by the request of the female attendees of previous Eva conventions and with some help, they got their wish. More after the jump.
Evangelion original character designer and manga author Yoshiyuki Sadamoto is making a splash with his Akira tribute cover to the second issue of Anime Busience, a magazine concerning the business of anime, other Japanese pop media and their global reach. Get a look after the jump.
With the launch of the Monogatari pachislot machine, the Akihabara Island parlor has rotating in some decorated coin locked in with their popular Evangelion ones. Character art is mixed with the series' typically pun filled comments about travel and luggage. Get a look after the jump.
ELEVEN ARTS and FUNimation Entertainment announced today that the third installment of the Evangelion rebuild series, Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo, is set for theatrical release in the U.S. and Canada in January of 2014. More after the jump.
Movic, one of the largest anime/game character goods companies in Japan, has started accepting pre-orders for a smartphone cover modeled after the abdomen part of the Evangelion Unit-01 from the popular anime series Neon Genesis Evangelion. Check the detail of the Eva 01 cover after the jump.
Bandai's official online store Bandai Premium started accepting pre-orders for "Stereo Headphone: Evangelion Asuka Q Version" today on October 29. The headphone is designed after the two cute badges on the cap Asuka Shikinami Langley wears in the Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo film. Check the details after the jump.
Medicom Toy's ever impressive, ever expensive line of 30cm Real Action Hero figures line has scheduled a couple of sure to be sought after releases for July 2014. Expanding their large offering of Evangelion variants will be a 3.0 Rei Ayanami, while Mikasa Ackerman joins the line as its first Attack on Titan representative. Get a look at the two after the jump.
The recent Sailor Moon iPad Mini cases offered by Bandai premium have proven to be early examples of an expanding offering from the Bandai Premium Smartphone Museum. Additional offerings now include two Evangelion designs, one Macross, and, slightly more surprisingly, the Peko-chan Milky candy mascot. Get a look after the jump.
YATTAR JAPAN brings us pics and info on a special addition to Kaiyodo's Revoltech Yamaguchi poseable figure series, a figure of EVA Unit 8+2 from Rebuild of Evangelion. Get a look after the jump!
FUNimation announced that Evangelion 3.33 will be screening at New York Comic Con on Friday, Oct. 11th, at 8pm on the Main Stage. With this coming up FUNi has revealed the cast for the Rebuild movie, which features a number of additions. See who's who (if you don't mind what might be considered spoilers) after the jump.