The latest issue of Asahi Shimbun's weekly news magazine AERA, which is just published today on August 24 in Japan, features Rei Ayanami, one of the main heroines of the long-running Evangelion franchise, on its cover. The illustration is newly drawn by Takeshi Honda (khara), the animation director of the ongoing Rebuild series. Check the cover after the jump.
A risque animation cel from the 26th episode of Neon Genesis Evangelion, featuring dozens of nude Rei Ayanami clones, recently sold on Japanese auction site Mandarake for 400,000 yen. Hit the jump to learn more.
As we have reported, Bandai has released four Evangelion-themed cakes from its "Chara Shoku" bland and sold them on their official online store Premium Bandai since 2010. Their latest entry is "Evengelion Cake: Red Earth" which is inspired by the last scene from the Evangelion 3.0: You Can (Not) Redo film. Check the details after the jump.
JOYSOUND, a Japanese karaoke room chain already has 2 locations that are EVA themed, but this new location in Shibuya is themed for the franchise's newest movie, Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo. Check out the room decoration and a movie-themed food menu available after the jump.