Following the shock appearance of an Eva alike plugsuit costume during last week's Victoria's Secret fashion show, Gainax has weighed in with their response, and instead of the heavily hinted official collaboration that everyone was waiting for, it turns out the truth is even stranger than anyone could expect. Hit the jump for all of the details.
Sometimes people will accuse a work of borrowing from anime, and it seems like a coincidence, or you have to squint to see any resemblance at all. Then there's the case of the outfit worn at The 2012 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show. I think Gendo had to adjust his glasses after seeing this one, because it looked unmistakably like Rei Ayanami's plugsuit. Get a look after the jump.