It's Godzilla vs. Eva! Kind of! The thrilling music of Evangelion and Shin Godzilla will be coming together in a one-of-a-king orchestral performance later this month. Tickets are now available, as well as limited-edition merchandise. Hit the jump for more info!
Lantis today posted a 160-second preview video for two songs from 50-year-old singer Yoko Takahashi's debut 25th anniversary single "Welcome to the stage!" to be released on March 22. The two songs are based on the soundtrack music for Evangelion and Shin Godzilla, and their original composer Shiro Sagisu rearranged the songs for her. Check her memorial songs after the jump!
Last spring, the Evangelion Store teamed up with concept brand Lowblow Knuckle for a series of shirts meant to evoke hotrodding, motorcycles, surfing and all those classic 50s and 70s American subcultures. Now, they're back for more with an assortment that includes Misato Meets Shinji, Beast Ride Mari and 2Guns Rei, selling for 6,372 yen with a March release planned.
Which anime threw you for the biggest loop? Goo ranking has shared their list, and we have the top ten here for your perusal. How does it stack up to your picks? Hit the jump to find out!
According to Gainax, it's the Year of the Pen Pen! Their Tokyo store is offering limited-edition goods featuring the penguin mascot and fan favorite Rei Ayanami, including clear files, postcards, and a Pen Pen pen. Yes, you read that right. Hit the jump to preview the goods!
Get ready for a new cover of one of the most popular anime theme songs of recent years. Singer Akina Nakamori is bringing back the 90s with a familiar anison on her latest cover album, Belie. See the full track listing and the CM after the jump!
TBS has opened the official website for its upcoming 30-minute TV drama series Rental no Koi/Rental Love and posted a photo and a 15-second preview introducing its 24-year-old lead actress Ayame Goriki cosplaying as EVA-01 from the Evangelion franchise. Hit the jump for more details.
Visitors to Comiket 91, December 29-31 at Tokyo Big Sight, are going to get an early chance to pick up a special anime book. The Art of Tadashi Hiramatsu will be the first volume collecting the works of an important creator who worked on Gainax's '90s notable. He was then back for Rebuild of Evangelion (key animation). And, more recently, he was character designer on Parasyte -the maxim- and Yuri !!! on ICE.
Relive your favorite Evangelion moments in the new "Memories Art Calendar" coming to the Evangelion Store in 2017. This poster calendar features fan favorite art from previous Eva calendars, reworked for the new year. Hit the jump for your first look!
For many fans, Gainax and Evangelion will be forever linked, but, as preparation began for 2015's 20th anniversary Blu-ray set release, super-fan kremlinologists began to notice that material started just listing its new home Khara and not the original producers at Gainax. Now, as Eva creator Hideaki Anno's new studio, Khara celebrates its 10th anniversary, relationship with the old one he help found aren't looking so good.
The music of Shin Godzilla and Neon Genesis Evangelion will soon square off in the "Shin Godzilla vs. Evangelion Symphony", a concert event featuring a full orchestra that will run for 4 performances on March 22 - March 23, 2017, at the Bunkamura Orchard Hall venue in Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan. Hit the jump to learn more.
On November 22nd, Evangelion and Shin Godzilla director Hideaki Anno opened an exhibit celebration the 10th anniversary of Rebuild producers and Evangelion rights holders Studio Khara at the Laforet Museum Harajuku (Shibuya Ward, Tokyo). At part of the look at The Past of Eva (Until Now), the Future of Eva (From Now On) and Present of Studio Khara (Now) Anno offered some comments on the upcoming finale of the Rebuild movies.