24
Apr
With the home release of the 3rd Evangelion movie, Evangelion 3.33 You Can (Not) Redo, one of the features included on the disc is a special preview of Shin Evangelion Gekijōban:||. The special symbol at the end of the name represents the end of a musical note for repetition which gives the viewer ample time to prepare for the climax of the Rebuild series otherwise called Evangelion:...
23
Apr
Evangelion 3.33 is coming out on home DVD and Blu Ray soon in Japan prompting many collaborations and cross overs with the Evangelion franchise. But Japanese fast food chain, Lotteria, has pulled out all the stops for the latest burger inspired by the series. They have produced what would have to be a heart attack inducing burger called the "Q Dan Cheese Burger" measuring in with...
19
Apr
The Evangelion franchise is really turning the promotional wheels in the lead up to the home release of 'Evangelion 3.33 You Can (Not) Redo'. We've already seen a few collaborations on this site and now it's the turn of games developer and publisher, Sega, to jump into the fray. As the Japanese release on the 24th of April draws near, we now have a new...
18
Apr
Japan is only a few days away from the release of Evangelion 3.33 on April 24 for the home market on DVD and Blu Ray. The Blu Ray edition will set you back ¥6,090 while the DVD will cost ¥5,985. No matter which edition you have your eye on, neither comes with English subtitles although a cool addition is the tokusatsu, 'God Warrior Attacks Tokyo,...
16
Apr
Hot on the heels of the reporting of the collaboration between Evangelion and athletic show company, K-Swiss, now we hear of a new collaboration between Evangelion and razor company, Schick. The  Evangelion x Schick Razor campaign has made a comeback for 2013 starting this month with a Phase One spiky haired silhouette. The promotional website and products won't go live until April 25, the store displays have revealed that...
15
Apr
Just a quick mention of some upcoming manga releases in September from Dark Horse that looks interesting. First off there's Blood Blockade Battlefront from the creator of Oreimo and Trigun, Yasuhiro Nightow. Blades of the Immortal will see volumes coming out as well as this last one, Neon Genesis Evangelion: The Shinji Ikari Detective Diary.   When even a tough dude like his school pal Toji is getting menaced by gangsters,...
13
Apr
Japan is full of collaborations and this time it's the turn of the Evangelion franchise teaming up with a shoe maker. American athletic footwear maker, K-Swiss has teamed up with Radio EVA brand ("meeting new quality via Evangelion"). The collaboration has created a range of Evangelion themed sneakers. The kicks will be limited and be available between now and May 10th. The shoes will be known as...
18
Mar
And in another movie tie-in, beauty company Creer Beaute, will be joining up with cult classic anime, Neon Genesis Evangelion in releasing a new product. That product is to be a series of body sprays for men timed to coincide with the home release of Evangelion 3.33, You Can (Not) Redo. The campaign is entitled  "COSMETIC with EVANGELION 2WAY Fragrance Mist" and will run between March 25 and...
27
Jan
Recently the Japan Academy Award selection committee chose and nominated their best anime films for 2012 with some absolute heavyweights in the mix. In the running are Wolf Children (director: Mamoru Hosoda), One Piece Film Z (Tatsuya Nagamine), Friends: Mononoke Shima no Naki (Takashi Yamazaki), A Letter to Momo (Hiroyuki Okiura) and Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo (chief director: Hideaki Anno). A firm favourite to win is One Piece Film Z seeing as how...
Evangelion taxis will be taking over Sapporo, Japan from now until February 11, this is all part of promotions from Choei Taxi who have a history of using their cabs to promote various franchises. In the past, their taxis have been adorned with characters from moe, anime and various promotions for video games which has resulted in their cabs covered with decorations and visuals from...