Feel like something is missing from your life? Is it a pair of tweezers shaped like a giant deadly weapon? We've got you covered. Studio Khara and Tokyo Otaku Mode are now selling official Tweezers of Longinus -- manufactured for precision and complete with their own Angel core to stab. Hit the jump to get yours!
Aya Hirano is back doing anime karaoke... no, not as Konata. Listen to her wow the audience with "Cruel Angel's Thesis" at a recent karaoke competition. What do you think of her new sound? Tell us after the jump!
In this week's Creative Spotlight, Brandon looks at Kazuya Tsurumaki, protégé of Hideaki Anno and one of studio GAINAX's key directors. If you're a fan of Tsurumaki's FLCL or are just looking to better understand his style, then hit the jump to read more!
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.
For all you Neon Genesis Evangelion fans out there, Shiro Sagisu's hallmark soundtrack from Evangelion 1.0: You Are (Not) Alone is now available. You can stream it from Spotify or Amazon Prime Music for free. If you want to own it outright, you can purchase it digitally on Amazon or iTunes, or you can get a physical CD from Amazon.
Would you wear a kimono will full-color Evangelion graphics on it? Tokyo Otaku Mode is currently taking votes on special designs for just that, as part of its Evangelion x Full Graphic Kimono project up until Halloween, or October 31. Take a look at the designs after the jump!
Japanese translator Kim Morrissy explores how our favorite anime, manga, and light novels are translated into English. What is lost in translation? More importantly, what is found in translation? This week, Kim continues his foray into the evolution of the word “otaku” in Japan. Hit the jump to read more!
Beginning in September of 2016, Japanese satellite subscription channel NHK BS Premium will be airing all 26 episodes of Neon Genesis Evangelion, a ground-breaking, mecha / psychological TV anime from 1995. Hit the jump to learn more.
If Godzilla actually existed, would NERV be the only organization tough enough to keep him under its thumb? It's an interesting scenario to think about, but even more interesting when you take a look at these special edition Evangelion x Godzilla crossover items. Hit the jump for more!