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/
For female fans of Evangelion who want to meet other female fans, there is an event coming up called “Eva Joshi-Kai (Eva Girls Meetup). It will take place on January 18th, 2014 from 5pm to 8pm. The event will be taking place at the Charmant Scena Tokyo wedding venue in Tokyo’s Omotesando area. The event will feature original cocktails, an original Eva nail art demonstration, Eva tarot readings, a cosplay photo session, games where you can win Eva merch, and Eva-related icebreaker activities. Registration is ¥4,990 ($50).
If you’ve been a fan of Neon Genesis Evangelion as long as I have, then you are certainly aware of the extensive catalogue of music that stems from the series. From video game soundtracks to urban-centric remix albums, the music surrounding Neon Genesis Evangelion is large and vastly diverse, encompassing a wide range of musical genres that have enriched the series as a whole. Continue reading →
Funimation confirmed on Tuesday that it will release the Evangelion 3.33 You Can (Not) Redo (Evangelion Shin Gekijō-ban Q) film on Blu-ray and DVD on February 18, 2014, although the date is “subject to change.” Eleven Arts and FUNimation Entertainment will screen the theatrical print of Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo in theaters across the United States and Canada in January. The release date for Evangelion 3.33 BD/DVD has been set.