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    Wednesday September 21, 2022
  • Evangelion: 3.0+1.0 Thrice Upon a Time to Screen in U.S. Theaters This December

    GKIDS announces dates for first US theatrical release, with tickets going on sale in November

    Even if you've already seen it via Amazon Prime, Evangelion: 3.0+1.0 Thrice Upon a Time is finally getting the U.S. theatrical release it deserves. Read on for the latest. 

  • Tuesday August 30, 2022
  • PHOTOS: Evangelion Crossing Expo Uncovers Series' Merch History

    We discover the weirdest, and oddest, goods from Evangelion’s past

    Copying from the playbook of Star Wars, Evangelion’s history is rich full of merchandising collaborations. If there’s a product in Japan, you can slap a NERV logo on it. But with over 25 years of merchandise under its belt, the history of Evangelion goods is quite vast. And we were there to discover it all. Dive past the jump to read our report from the Evangelion Crossing Expo!

  • Tuesday August 9, 2022
  • Shin Ultraman Confirms International Theatrical Release Plans

    2022 tokusatsu superhero film will hit theaters in 37 countries in Asia, the Middle East, Africa, Europe & the Americas

    Good news for all you tokusatsu fans out there: Shin Ultraman - the 2022 live-action theatrical film directed by Shinji Higuchi, written / produced by Hideaki Anno, and featuring Tsubaraya Productions' legendary tokusatsu superhero - has confirmed that it has plans in the works for international theatrical distribution for the film in 37 countries in Asia, the Middle East, Africa, Europe,  North America, and South America beginning on September 1st with screenings in Singapore. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Wednesday July 27, 2022
  • Rebuild of Evangelion Anime Films to Feature at Yamaguchi Center for Arts and Media

    The films will be shown next to the Hideaki Anno Exhibition in the same center

    To celebrate the Hideaki Anno exhibition landing in his hometown, the Yamaguchi Center for Arts and Media is hosting a festival of the Rebuild of Evangelion films as well as Shiki-Jitsu, a live-action film directed by Hideaki Anno set in Ube. More after the jump!

  • Tuesday July 5, 2022
  • Discover the Real-Life Locations of Evangelion in New Travel Guide

    From Ube to Hakone, a lot of the locations are featured

    It's no secret that many of the locations in Evangelion are based on real-life locations in Japan. While it may be easy to find out this information online, Khara and JTB have collaborated on an Evangelion travel guide that features the cast introducing each area. Check out a preview of the magazine after the jump!

  • Watch Hideaki Anno Live Out His Childhood Dream as Ultraman in Shin Ultraman's VFX Breakdown Videos

    Anno was the motion capture actor for Ultraman in the newest film

    Over the past week, the Shin Ultraman Twitter account has been releasing some behind-the-scenes VFX breakdowns for the blockbuster film, including how the team captured the motion data for the film's Ultraman and kaiju. Check out the three breakdowns after the jump!

  • Monday June 27, 2022
  • Shin Ultraman Beams Past 4 Billion Yen at the JP Box Office

    The Hideaki Anno-led film is by far the most popular film in the franchise ever

    Hideaki Anno and Shinji Higuchi’s Shin Ultraman film has made its impact on the Japanese box office and the entire franchise, by being one of the biggest films of the year and the biggest film of the Ultra series. Today, the film reached higher heights by hitting a milestone of 4 billion yen. More after the jump!

  • Friday June 24, 2022
  • Shin Ultraman Reaches 2.6 Million Ticket Sales in Japan in 42 Days

    The film's first 10 minutes and 33 seconds will be streamed on YouTube

    The official Twitter for the Shinji Higuchi (Attack on Titan live-action films, Shin Godzilla)-directed all-new live-action film Shin Ultraman announced today that the film had earned 3.9 billion yen (30.7 million USD) on 2.62 million admissions in 42 days since its release on May 13, 2022. Hit the jump for more details!

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