Asuka Langley has a lot of positive qualities: she can rock an eye patch better than your average pirate, she can pilot an Eva unit and oh, yeah: dat ass. The new Asuka Jersey Version figure from Alter wants to remind you of that. Check out the details after the jump.
Bushiroad, makers of the Weiß Schwarz collectible card and the Evangelion Battle Mission smart phonegame teamed up with New Japan Pro Wrestling and Cospa's Cospatio label to present the launch of a special April Fools' Day puroresu event. Get a look after the jump.
Leave it to Sony to help make sure Shinji keeps his mobile music player technology up to date. There are few early details, but late next month, they'll be taking orders for an Evangelion branded Walkman F series high-resolution audio player. More after the jump.
Starting on Valentine's Day, and through the end of this month, EVANGELION STORE TOKYO-01 in Harajuku has been running a special White Day promotion, offering a card and small gift with purchase over 2,000yen. And, for folks buying presents for their significant others, the shop offered a selection of themed items. Get a look after the jump.
In Evangelion, "Tokyo-3" sits on the location of Kanagawa Prefecture's town of Hakone. Tourist maps have shown otaku pilgrimages the locations for sites from the anime. A special Eva-ya souvenir shop has opened, tying into the local hot spring. And now, they're issuing special Eva license plates. More after the jump.
Evangelion character designer and manga author Yoshiyuki Sadamoto has overseen the creation of a NERV shoulder holster, based on the one seen being worn by Misato Katsuragi in the manga. He also illustrates a special serial number illustration card on the item shipping at the end of the month. Get a look after the jump.
The “Evangelion and Japanese Swords” exhibition, a mix of anime worship and ancient craftsmanship, is leaving Japan for dates in Paris and Madrid. Pics and info, courtesy of YATTAR JAPAN, after the jump!
Mobile game Puzzle & Dragons is getting ready for a major collaboration with Evangelion, with plans to launch the Rebuild of Evangelion-themed dungeons, characters, and more in Japan on February 24. Even better news, however, is that the event is comng to the United States in March. Hit the jump for pics and more!
The ending of this week's Soni-Ani: SUPER SONICO THE ANIMATION offers an homage to zombie media, set to First Cosmic Velocity's song "Nightmare Buster." What makes the sequence even more remarkable is that it's animated by the digital division of Studio Khara of Rebuild of Evangelion fame. More after the jump.