Archive for the ‘Hideaki Anno’ Category

Evangelion News Roundup for Fall 2016

Wednesday, October 26th, 2016

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North American Shin Godzilla Theatrical Run Extended

Friday, October 21st, 2016

In the event you missed Shin Godzilla in theaters, or maybe there just wasn’t a screening in your area, you may be interested to know that Funimation is extending the North American theatrical run of Shin Godzilla through October 27th. There are matinee screenings tomorrow, October 22nd in more than 200 theaters across the U.S. […]

Godzilla Resurgence Coming to North American Theaters in October

Thursday, September 1st, 2016

It may not be the long awaited conclusion to the Rebuild of Evangelion film series, however we will soon be seeing the North American release of Shin Godzilla, aka Godzilla Resurgence.  Fandango has revealed that Funimation will be releasing the film in a limited engagement October 11-18.  Fans have been compiling an unofficial list of dates […]

Hideaki Anno apologizes for Evangelion delay.

Tuesday, July 19th, 2016

It’s been a long time since Evangelion 3.0 was released to theaters in 2012.  It may be hard to forget, given the puzzling series of delays before Funimation finally released it in English earlier this year.  However it’s approaching four years since the third installment was released in Japan.  In case you missed it, director Hideaki […]

Evangelion shorts on Animator Expo

Friday, February 13th, 2015

Late last year, Studio Khara teamed up with Dwango (which operates the video site Niconico) to create Animator Expo, a serialized project that provides a venue for animation producers.  The site, which is bilingual (Japanese and English) describes its mission: Original projects, spin-off projects, promotional films, Music PV, and VJ Films etc… Various omnibus animations […]

Hideaki Anno visits North America

Monday, May 12th, 2014

Something unexpected happened this weekend.  Hideaki Anno, known by many as the chief creative force behind Evangelion, accompanied his wife Moyoco Anno to the 2014 Toronto Comic Arts Festival, where she was a featured guest.  As someone who has “Meet Hideaki Anno” right above “Don’t nerd out in front of Hideaki Anno” on their bucket […]

A short review of Hayao Miyazaki’s The Wind Rises

Monday, March 10th, 2014

As a boy, Jiro dreamed of flying, however due to his near-sightedness, he would never be a pilot.  He resolved that if he couldn’t fly planes, he would design them instead.  Hayao Miyazaki’s The Wind Rises tells the fictionalized story of Jiro Horikoshi, who designed a number of Japanese fighter planes during World War II. […]

"Let’s Die Together"

Wednesday, June 27th, 2007

I was poking around the internet last night, entering into Google various terms like evangelion, article, interview, and hideaki anno. And usually, given enough time between Google searches, something interesting is bound to show up. Last night was no exception, as I came across an article about anonymous group suicide in Japan entitled “Let’s Die […]

Rebuild Update

Monday, April 23rd, 2007

The following was posted on Anime News Network in February. Considering that, this isn’t exactly new news. But if you haven’t read it, you really ought to, it spells out Anno’s desires for Rebuild of Evangelion, and seems to echo what he expressed prior to Evangelion’s original airing in Japan. It seems hopeful and promising […]

All I want for my birthday…

Saturday, February 11th, 2006

…is a Hideaki Anno action figure. Behold! You can have your very own Hideaki Anno to pose and admire in all his articulated glory. This figure depicts the renowned director as Ultraman from Daicon Film’s 1983 production “The Return of Ultraman“. Never before has plastic been able to capture such amazingness as with this glorious […]

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