We have some updated Anime Central Panel info for everyone! And it’s some really exciting news!
As you already know, RebuildofEvangelion.org is hosting its “Revolution of Evangelion” Panel at Anime Central from 10am to 11am on Friday, May 16th. The panel will be hosted by site moderators Gaynor79 and General_Iowa. We have recently received word from one of our newest members, that we now have 2 MORE panels at Anime Central!!!
Newest member Actually_Asuka will be hosting “What Did Gendo Say?: Things You Might Have Missed” from 2:45pm to 3:45pm on Friday, May 16th in the Tegal Room at the Hyatt Hotel. She will also be hosting “Garden of Eva: Religious Symbolism in Evangelion” from 11am to 12pm on Sunday, May 18th also in the Tegal Room.
Be sure to stop by and lend your support to Actually_Asuka. Let’s help make her panels a big success!
The members of RebuildofEvangelion.org will be hosting a panel at Chicago’s Anime Central convention. The convention will run from May 16th-18th, with Rebuild’s own panel titled “Revolution of Evangelion 2.22″ currently scheduled for 10:00am on Friday, in Panel Room 13 of the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center (Time, Date, and Room subject to change. Please check with convention staff, or check here for announcements).
Hosting this panel with be Rebuild’s own global moderator Gaynor79, as well as global moderator General_Iowa. The format from previous panels has been reworked and streamlined for more audience participation and open discussion. All are welcome to attend, and we are currently working on some site merchandise to give to attendees. If you have attended this panel in the past, we’d love to see you again! If it’s your first time, we definitely want to meet you. So come out and show your support of Evanglion and RebuildofEvangelion.org.
Yuruart of Japan, the company that made the oddly cute versions of the Angels from Evangelion, has declared that April 10th will be Angel Day. In order to celebrate, Yuruart is displaying some of their works online and at the Evangelion Store in Harajuku.
In addition to the art festival, a contest will be held that will allow fans from all over the globe to submit their own works. The works can be of any medium, but must be in the style of turning the Angels into more adorable versions. The first round of the contest began on March 15th, and will run until March 31st. The second round will begin on April 1st and run until April 20th. Entries can be submitted using the following form. 4 winners will be selected and announced on April 26th, and each will receive their own Sachiel Paperweight.
For more info, and to see some of the other products that will be featured at the festival, visit ANN.
Kadokawa’s Young Ace magazine announced in its April issue that writer Yushi Kawata and artist Yukito will release an Evangelion spinoff manga in the May issue which hits stands on April 4th. The tagline for the new manga reads “The stage is ‘Eva’ x ‘game department’!? Look out for this unique combination!”
Sanrio (best known as the makers of Hello Kitty) will add to its line of Evangelion themed merchandise in 2014. Dubbed “Eva Micro Macro, there is already a line of smartphone cases available, with a line of t-shirts to be released in April and puzzles set to become available in March. If you just can’t wait for cute Eva merch, the Eva Store is offering downloadable wallpapers for computers and smartphones.
Anime News Network is holding a contest in which 30 pairs of tickets (one pair per theater showing) will be given away to lucky winners. The film is showing in 30 theaters across Canada. For more information on which theaters will be showing the movie, and to enter to win, simply follow the link below, and enter your information. Best of luck to everyone! And if you win, be sure to come tell us here at Rebuild of Evangelion.org all about it.
The official website for the Attack on Titan manga announced that the live-action adaptation is moving forward with a new project team. Shinji Higuchi, who worked as storyboarder on the Evangelion TV series as well as the Rebuild films, is set to direct the film. He will be working alongside script writer Yuusuke Watanabe (Live-Action Gantz, Gatchaman). The film is set to begin filming in 2014 and has a release date of 2015. TOHO is set to produce and distribute the film.
The list of US screenings for Evangelion 3.0 have been released by Eleven Arts and Funimation and will begin on January 10th. The film will also be shown in participating Cineplex theaters in Canada on January 11 and 16, with a list of Canadian theaters to be announced at a later date.The list of US theater locations can be found here: http://www.elevenarts.net/th_gallery/evangelion-3-0-you-can-not-redo/