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    Sunday July 19, 2020
  • Defeat Angels in These Snazzy Evangelion Socks

    The A.T. Fields around the socks are too strong!

    In celebration of the upcoming Evangelion 3.0+1.0 anime film, Tabio stores across Japan are getting into the angelic spirit by stepping into shoes with some snazzy Evangelion-themed socks, perfect for your next angel fight. Step past the jump to check them out!

  • Sunday June 28, 2020
  • Sympathy for the Devilman: The Legacy of Go Nagai's Magnum Opus

    Exploring the moral ambiguity and progressive nature of 'Devilman'

    In honor of the recent anniversary of the original manga, let's look at Devilman's legacy, the spin-offs and sequels, and the most recent incarnation, Devilman Crybaby. Read for more devil action after the jump! 

  • Saturday June 27, 2020
  • We Will Never Escape Neon Genesis Evangelion

    Don't do it, Shinji! If you spend any more time arguing about Evangelion, you'll no longer be human!

    On the anniversary of Rebuild of Evangelion 2.0, it's worth asking: What keeps us coming back to Evangelion? Let's find out together, after the jump.

  • Wednesday June 10, 2020
  • Reprint of Evangelion: You Can (Not) Read These Anime Production Books

    The Groundwork of Evangelion production books finally comes back into stock after 20 years

    After 20 years since they were last on Japanese store selves, Khara announced yesterday that the animation company has released the 'Groundwork of Evangelion' anime production books that focuses on the key animation of the Neon Genesis Evangelion TV anime series for the first time in 20 years exclusively on digital platforms for the first time. Check out some pages from the books after the jump!

  • Friday May 22, 2020
  • Hideaki Anno Wears Red Hood & Ultraman 60 T-shirt to Celebrate His 60th Birthday

    He has been working on the postponed "Evangelion: 3.0+1.0 Thrice Upon a Time"

    The official Twitter accounts for Studio Khara and his wife Moyoko Anno posted photos of Hideaki Anno wearing a red hood and a T-shirt with the logo of "Ultraman 60" (a parody of Ultraman 80) to celebrate his Kanreki / 60th birthday. In Japan, Kanreki is celebrated by wearing red clothes, such as cape and vest. Let's celebrate his birthday after the jump!

  • Thursday May 21, 2020
  • A Celebration of Women of Color in Anime

    A list of 5 amazing women of color from equally stellar anime

    Though woefully misrepresented in all kinds of media, here's a non-hierarchical list of women of color in anime who are respectfully depicted, nuanced, and poignant role models for our own lives too. Read on for more after the jump!

  • Monday April 20, 2020
  • NHK Reveals Interim Results of All Grand Evangelion Poll, Khara Streams Rebuild Films on YouTube

    All three films are available to watch right now

    NHK anime world, Japan's national broadcaster, is currently holding an "All Grand Evangelion Poll" to find out the most popular parts of four aspects of the Evangelion franchise, releasing some interim results for two of the categories. Plus, Khara has started streaming all three Rebuild of Evangelion anime films on YouTube. Watch them, and learn some of the results, after the jump!

  • Saturday April 18, 2020
  • Studio Khara Releases Anno Statement On Eva 3.0+1.0 Film's Delay In English

    Hideaki Anno released formal statement on film's delay on Saturday

    Following the formal announcement of the Evangelion 3.0+1.0 Final film's delay on Friday, studio head Hideaki Anno has penned a formal statement in his own handwriting regarding the delay. Read on for the statement, along with an official English translation and transcription.

  • Discover the Location Where Evangelion 3.0+1.0's Newest Visual Is Based

    Director Anno took inspiration from his hometown of Ube

    The newest visual for upcoming anime film Evangelion 3.0+1.0: Thrice Upon A Time may have been overshadowed by the announcement of a delay to its Japanese release, but that didn't stop keen-eyed fans from trying to work out where director Hideaki Anno took inspiration from. Find out where after the jump!

  • Friday April 17, 2020
  • Evangelion 3.0+1.0 Anime Film Delayed Due to Coronavirus, Releases New Visual

    Final anime film in the franchise was scheduled to be released on June 27

    Studio Khara announced today that Evangelion 3.0+1.0, the latest film hugely influential Evangelion franchise, and the final film in the rebuild series, will be postponed from its originally scheduled June 27 release date "due to the unprecedented situation in Japan and overseas due to the spread of the new coronavirus infectious disease (COVID-19)." More details after the jump.

  • Wednesday January 22, 2020
  • Kenji Tsuruta Provides Manga Illustrations for Hideaki Anno's Character in Last Letter Live-Action Film

    Shunji Iwai's latest feature debuted at #4 in its opening weekend

    While working busily on the long-awaited Evangelion: 3.0+1.0, Hideaki Anno recently starred in Shunji Iwai's latest live-action film Last Letter. He plays the protagonist Yuri Kishinobe (played by Takako Matsu)'s husband Soujiro, who is working as a manga artist. khara's official Twitter has posted manga illustrations drawn by Kenji Tsuruta for Anno's character in the film. Check them out after the jump.

  • Monday December 30, 2019
  • Hideaki Anno Denounces Links Between Him and Arrested Gainax President, Discusses Past With Anime Studio

    The director of Evangelion wrote a heartbroken post about the severed links between him and his former studio

    Hideaki Anno, the infamous director of Evangelion, released an op-ed today discussing the current state of Gainax, a studio he helped found, and where he created the TV anime series. He also looks back at the issues he faced from the studio from the mid-2000s and why relations between his new anime studio, Khara, and Gainax broke down. Hit the jump to learn more from the man himself.

  • Sunday December 29, 2019
  • Hideaki Anno-Drawn First Shin Ultraman Design Sketch Revealed

    Shinji Higuchi (Shin Godzilla)-directed reboot will hit Japanese theaters in 2021

    Khara's official Twitter has posted a first design sketch of Ultraman to be featured in the forthcoming all-new live-action film Shin Ultraman. It was drawn by the film's planner/screenplay writer Hideaki Anno on October 3, 2018. Check out the beginning of the project after the jump.

  • Wednesday July 31, 2019
  • Hideaki Anno and Shinji Higuchi Join Forces for Shin Ultraman Film

    Higuchi directs while Anno serves as producer and screenwriter for long-rumored film project

    It's official, folks! Directors Hideaki Anno and Shinji Higuchi, who previously were the creative force behind Shin Godzilla, are teaming up once again to create another modern day take on a classic tokusatsu franchise with a newly-announced film entitled SHIN ULTRAMAN. Hit the jump to learn more.