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 […]

Neon Genesis IMPACTS short released on Animator Expo

By Aaron Clark on Friday, September 18th, 2015 in News, Rebuild of Evangelion, Video.

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

By Aaron Clark on Friday, February 13th, 2015 in Evangelion 3.0, Rebuild of Evangelion, Video.

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 […]