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    Monday October 19, 2020
  • Unit 01 Punches Tokyo Skytree in Visual for Upcoming Evangelion Collaboration Event

    The exhibition will run from December 23

    A shocking new visual was released today showing Evangelion's Unit 01 about to punch the tallest landmark in Japan, Tokyo Skytree. The visual was released alongside the announcement that the landmark will be holding a collaboration event where you'll be able to take photos with your favorite characters at one of the highest points in Japan. Learn more after the jump!

  • Thursday October 15, 2020
  • The Final Evangelion Anime Film, Evangelion 3.0+1.0, to Finally Be Released On January 23, 2021 (UPDATED)

    Film was delayed from June 2020 due to the pandemic

    Just before the first screenings of Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba THE MOVIE Mugen Train today, a new trailer for the upcoming final Evangelion anime film Evangelion 3.0+1.0: Thrice Upon a Time announced that the Hideaki Anno-directed movie will finally be released in Japanese theaters on January 23, 2021, ending the near 30-year franchise. UPDATE: Hit the jump for the theatrical trailer!

  • Monday October 12, 2020
  • First 3 Evangelion Rebuild Anime Films to Get 4D Re-Release in Japan This December

    The re-releases will warmup December for 3 weeks

    The official Evangelion Twitter account announced today that the first three Rebuild anime films will be re-released into Japanese cinemas in December for a limited time with an upgrade to 4DX and MX4D for the first time. A new trailer for the screenings was released alongside a visual, both of which can be seen after the jump!

  • Thursday October 8, 2020
  • Khara Confirms That Evangelion 3.0+1.0 Won't Be Over 6 Hours Long

    Japanese commentors sparked rumor due to recent post

    A tweet from Khara, who is currently in the throes of production on the final Evangelion film, got Japanese fans riled up, with rumors spreading that Evangelion 3.0+1.0 will be over 6 hours long! The rumors got so intense that the anime studio had to clarify the run time. Read what they said after the jump!

  • Sunday October 4, 2020
  • Director Hideaki Anno Asks Fans to Wait a Little Longer For Evangelion 3.0+1.0

    Evangelion: 3.0+1.0: Thrice Upon a Time could clock in at over 2 hours long!

    Amid the celebrations for the 25th anniversary of the Evangelion franchise, director Hideaki Anno posted a statement on the official Twitter account for studio Khara discussing the current situation of Evangelion: 3.0+1.0: Thrice Upon a Time and to reminisce on the first piece of production of Evangelion, a proposal dated September 20, 1993. Check it all out after the jump!

  • Thursday September 10, 2020
  • Nadia: The Secret of Blue Water to Celebrate Its 30th Anniversary with Special Exhibition in 2021

    Hideaki Anno's first directorial TV anime was aired for 39 episodes from 1990 to 1991

    The official Twitter for the 30th-anniversary project of the TV anime Nadia: The Secret of Blue Water announced today that a special exhibition to celebrate the anniversary is set to be held in 2021. It will display various production materials from the show, such as character reference drawings, key animation drawings, cells, and background arts. Hit the jump for more information.

  • Tuesday September 8, 2020
  • IN-DEPTH: Neon Godzilla Evangelion, The Horrors of Hideaki Anno

    How one of anime's most famous creators took on the King of the Monsters

    Horror entertainment often reflects real-life trauma, and Hideaki Anno, the mastermind behind Neon Genesis Evangelion, understands this. And eventually Anno would win multiple Japan Academy Awards for Shin Godzilla. Hit the jump for the story of how one of anime's greatest made Godzilla a nightmare again! 

  • 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!