Japan Animator Expo coming to Blu-ray in Japan

By Aaron Clark on Thursday, November 30th, 2017 in Merchandise, News.

From November of 2014 through October of 2015, Hideaki Anno’s Studio khara partnered with Niconico’s parent company Dwango to produce Japan Animator Expo, an anthology series intended to provide exposure to animation talent in Japan.  During the series, several Evangelion shorts were produced, and several more made brief homages to Evangelion.  These shorts were however […]

Evangelion ANIMA to be published in book form

By Aaron Clark on Monday, October 16th, 2017 in Merchandise, News.

It was announced that Kadokawa will be releasing Evangelion ANIMA in book form on November 30th in Japan, to coincide with the 10th anniversary of the series.  Both volumes, Evangelion ANIMA 1 and Evangelion ANIMA 2, will be released the same day. Evangelion ANIMA was a serialized light novel by series mecha designer Ikuto Yamashita that […]

Evangelion Shinkansen Transformer by Takara Tomy

By Aaron Clark on Saturday, September 9th, 2017 in Japan, Merchandise, News.

Takara Tomy, who produces Transformers toys in Japan, is releasing an Evangelion Shinkansen Transformer, referred to as a “Shinkalion”.  The Shinkalion transforms from the 500 Type Eva Shinkansen into a robot, with one locomotive serving as a shield, and also wields a Spear of Longinus.  For added measure, the Shinkalion can also combine with the […]

Tokyo Otaku Mode’s Evangelion x Full Graphic Kimono Project Available for Order

By Aaron Clark on Saturday, November 19th, 2016 in Evangelion 3.0, Merchandise, News, Rebuild of Evangelion.

Last month I posted about Tokyo Otaku Mode’s Evangelion x Full Graphic kimono project taking votes on six designs featuring scenes from Evangelion 3.0. It looks like the winner ended up being the design focused on various dramatic moments featuring the Eva Units.  The design is now available for prorder, although they refer to the […]

Evangelion’s distinctive typography will be sold on CD-ROM in the Evangelion Store.

By Aaron Clark on Tuesday, November 8th, 2016 in Merchandise, Neon Genesis Evangelion, News, Rebuild of Evangelion.

Neon Genesis Evangelion was striking and bold in a number of different ways.  People often focus on the characters, the use of symbolism, and the action between Evas and Angels, but the show was also very unique in its use of typography.  From episode title cards to display readouts, typography is used heavily in Evangelion. […]

Tokyo Otaku Mode Launches Evangelion x Full Graphic Kimono Project

By Aaron Clark on Tuesday, October 18th, 2016 in Evangelion 3.0, Merchandise, News, Rebuild of Evangelion.

Between now and October 31st, you can participate in Tokyo Otaku Mode’s Evangelion x Full Graphic Kimono project.  There are six designs featuring scenes from Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo to vote for.  Results will be revealed in November, and the winner will be part of a limited run of 100 full-graphic kimonos that […]

Yet Another Line of Evangelion Lingerie

By Aaron Clark on Saturday, July 16th, 2016 in Merchandise.

In the event you were unaware, Evangelion lingerie is a thing, so much so that there are actually multiple brands of it.  Last October, rather than doing a full post of my own, I just shared Crunchyroll’s post through social media, because I doubt very much that Evangelion lingerie is a topic that needs to be […]

Viz Announces final Evangelion manga omnibus

By Aaron Clark on Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015 in Manga, Merchandise, Neon Genesis Evangelion (manga), News.

Viz announced yesterday on Twitter that they will be releasing a final volume of the Neon Genesis Evangelion Omnibus edition.  Slated June 2016, the omnibus volume will include the final two individual volumes of Yoshiyuki Sadamoto’s Evangelion manga, volumes 13 & 14.  I anticipate there will be some bonus content produced to help pad out the […]

Evangelion 3.33 release date revealed by FUNimation at New York Comic Con

By Aaron Clark on Monday, October 12th, 2015 in Conventions, Evangelion 3.0, Merchandise, News, Rebuild of Evangelion.

FUNimation announced Saturday at its industry panel at New York Comic Con that it will be releasing Evangelion 3.33 to home video February 2nd, 2016.  Exact details are forthcoming, however it appears that it will be sold as a Blu-ray/DVD combo.  It would seem that this is it, finally, after nearly two full years of […]