Posts Tagged ‘Neon Genesis Evangelion’


Feb09

Evangelion short streamed online

2015 at 05:19 pm by admin | Comments Off

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Animator Expo, a weekly collaboration between anime artists across the medium, recently uploaded a CGI animated short based on the popular Evangelion series. Titled “Evangelion – Another Impact”, the short was headed by Sola Digital Arts, the animation studio behind the recent “Captain Harlock” movie, and was directed by Shinji Aramaki, whose works include anime like Bubblegum Crisis, Megazone 23, and Halo Legends. The short, meant to be an aside to the Evangelion story, features a brand-new Eva Unit, as well as complex CGI environments and animation. Check out the short in the video below!

Nov06

Universal Studios brings Evangelion and Titans to life

2014 at 04:11 pm by admin | Comments Off

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Universal Studios Japan, one of the four global Universal Studios theme parks, is looking to open the new year in a cool new way with a variety of attractions dedicated to various anime and video games! Located in the Osaka Prefecture, the theme park has announced these attractions for its upcoming Universal Cool Japan event, which will run at the park from January 23rd to May 10, 2015. Included in these attractions is a themed attraction based on the popular mecha anime Neon Genesis Evangelion! The new type, titled “Evangelion the Real 4D”, well take place in the Universal Studio Cinema 4D theater, which features moving seats alongside smoke, mist, wind, and other sensory effects to immerse viewers in the ride. The Evangelion attraction will feature an original story in the Evangelion universe, in which visitors spectate a battle between Eva Unit 01 and a giant Angel from a large helicopter. The exhibit will also featured 3D footage, and will even feature an unknown unique kind of Eva!

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On top of that, Universal has also announced a statue commemorating the recent manga and anime series Shingeki no Kyojin, otherwise known as Attack on Titan! The statue will recreate the battle between protagonist Eren Yeager in his Titan form against the equally-massive Female Titan. The statues will be life-size, and will stand 50 feet tall! The statues will be accessible to all visitors of the site, and Universal will also be planning walk-through tours around the statues. On top of the Evangelion and Titan exhibits, attractions are also planned based on the Resident Evil Series, titled Biohazard in Japan, along with the popular Monster Hunter franchise. These cool events and more planned to open next year, with news about each to be released in the following months.

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Aug07

7-Eleven retails giant Evangelion statues

2014 at 12:38 pm by admin | Comments Off

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International convenience store chain 7-Eleven has been known to collaborate with famous anime icons and characters in the past, most recently producing a number of 7-Eleven-themed Gundam model kits and other merchandise. Now, 7-Eleven has collaborated with popular anime franchise Evangelion in order to create towering statues of the iconic Eva Unit 01!

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This statue, which measures in at 2 meters tall (6 feet 5 inches), was created for an upcoming Japan-only 7-Eleven competition, in which customers can follow their Twitter or Facebook pages for a chance to win one of the two giant Evangelion statues. Fans who aren’t feeling particularly lucky can also purchase a statue directly from 7-Eleven’s online store for 1,700,000 yen. On top of that, two color variants will be produced of the Eva 01 statue: a normal version with anime-accurate colors, and a brand-new design that covers Eva 01 in 7-Eleven’s iconic color scheme and decals!



7-Eleven has also announced that the Evangelion collaboration will continue with Eva Racing over the course of August, and will carry other Eva-based limited edition goods in their convenience stores, such as Eva-themed BearBricks, stuffed animals, collectible figurines, and more!