Archive for the ‘Rebuild of Evangelion’ Category

Animator Takeshi Honda Confirms Final Evangelion Film is in Production

Saturday, November 19th, 2016

In July, Hideaki Anno spoke to Oricon Style, where he stated that he was working hard on the final Rebuild film.  It was comforting confirmation that production was moving ahead, however that could mean anything, from pre-production to simply assembling production staff.  At MCM London Comic Con, animator Takeshi Honda was interviewed by UK Anime […]

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

Saturday, November 19th, 2016

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.

Tuesday, November 8th, 2016

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. […]

Evangelion News Roundup for Fall 2016

Wednesday, October 26th, 2016

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Tokyo Otaku Mode Launches Evangelion x Full Graphic Kimono Project

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016

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 […]

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 3.33 release date revealed by FUNimation at New York Comic Con

Monday, October 12th, 2015

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 […]

Neon Genesis IMPACTS short released on Animator Expo

Friday, September 18th, 2015

The third short dedicated to Evangelion in the Animator Expo series has been released.  Titled “Neon Genesis IMPACTS”, the short revolves around a trio of female high school students who, as a musical group, go by “Impacts”.  The story opens with one member, Ayako, leaving with her family to avoid the danger of life in Tokyo-3. […]

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 […]

Sony produces Evangelion “SDAT” themed Walkman

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

Either life is imitating art, or things have come full circle, because Sony has produced two Evangelion-themed Walkman devices in Japan, one of which is SDAT-themed.  Granted, it’s not a tape player, we’re a good 20 years too late for that, but it is nonetheless an SDAT player.  There were two different versions, SDAT and […]

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