Shinkansen to Feature Evangelion Paint Scheme

500 Type EVA Project

To celebrate the 40th and 20th anniversary of the Sanyo Shinkansen and Neon Genesis Evangelion respectively, the West Japan Railway Company will be outfitting its 500 Series Shinkansen with an Eva inspired paint scheme. Starting in Autumn 2015 and running tunil March, 2017, the promotion will feature NGE inspired travel experience, events and memorabilia.

EVA 500 Series Shinkansen

Hello Kitty Syncs With EVA Unit-01

Evangelion Unit-01 Hello Kitty Plush Hello Kitty and Evangelion are undertaking a new collaboration featuring, who else, but a plush Hello Kitty outfitted with EVA Unit-01’s armor. The plush can also sport dog tags (which are actually key chains) that feature Hello Kitty and Evangelion inspired designs. Due out in March, the new Evangelion Synchronized with Hello Kitty plush and key chain will be available through the Japanese department store ZOZOTOWN and will be priced at ¥2,100 / $24 and ¥1,050 / $12 each, respectively.

Source: AnimeNewsNetwork

Medicom Releases New BE@RBRICK EVANGELION:2.0 YOU CAN (NOT) ADVANCE Set

BE@RBRICK EVANGELION-2.0 YOU CAN (NOT) ADVANCE. 2 Piece Set DMedicom Toy will be releasing a brand new Be@rbrick set based on the 2009 anime movie, Evangelion: 2.0 You Can (Not) Advance. The two piece set features Be@rbricks based on pilot Kaworu Nagisa and the EVA Mark.06. The set is available on the Project 1/6 Store for ¥2,604, or roughly $32.50.

Source: Medicom Toy Blog

So You Want to Build A Mecha

So you have decided that you want to build a mecha? Watched a little bit too much Gundam or Macross and just wished those darned mechanical monstrosities would come to life? If buying or building an actual mecha is not realistic feasible, why not make your own model, perhaps out of a variety of plastic construction blocks and bricks? Building a mecha (or at least a scale model) can be quite practical and as simple as you want it with construction block sets. Lets take a look at a few different construction block kits that allow you to build your own mecha model below: Continue reading So You Want to Build A Mecha

Another Mashup for Hello Kitty

Hello Kitty as Rey Ayanami and Asuka Langley After recently taking on the persona of Chun Li from Street Fighter, Hello Kitty is now taking on the roles of Rey Ayanami and Asuka Langley thanks to a new collaboration with the Neon Genesis Evangelion media franchise. Six different Hello Kitty x Evangelion variations  are set to be available for only ¥200 a piece.

Source: Open The Toy

Neon Genesis Rody

Inflatable horses are not the first thing that come to mind when thinking of a Sci-Fi anime, but the Rody may change your mind about that. Made by Gymnic in Italy, the Rody / Neon Genesis Evangelion mashup features an assortment of horses in a variety of color schemes from the anime franchise. While originally designed for the younger crowd, the Rody may be the closest one can get to piloting an EVA unit, at least for the time being.