Sydney Evangelion Art Exhibition – Gallery Impressions

As many of you probably know, several cities in Australia are hosting the Evangelion Art Expo in succession for the first time outside Japan. An assortment of production stills and sketches are being displayed and a bunch of cool, limited merchandise from Evangelion 3.0’s Japanese theatre screenings is up for sale. Capsule Computers received permission from NERV HQ to visit Japan Foundation ...

Yuko Miyamura to be at Sydney’s Evangelion Art Expo

Sydney will be hosting the 2013 Evangelion Art Exhibition from Friday 10 to Saturday 18 May at the Japan Foundation Gallery, with thanks to Madman Entertainment. Along with the art and artifacts of the franchise, Yuko Miyamura, the voice of Asuka Langley, will be attending for a one-day event on Saturday 11 May. From 11am-12:30pm Yuko Miyamura will be be running a Q&A session with a short sign...

“Just Get In The Damn Robot!” – Reluctant Protagonists, Do We Really Need Them?

F: I guarantee that whilst reading the title most of you had a character in mind, a character that you kind of hate, just a little bit, despite how much you love the anime or manga they’re in. The first person to come to my mind is Tsunayoshi “Tsuna” Sawada from the Shonen Jumps series Reborn! who, although bad-ass (yeah, I’ll admit it, he’s a bad-ass), if flippinR...

Evangelion 3.33 Long Trailer Posted

A rather spectacular promo video has been streamed ahead of Evangelion 3.0’s BD/DVD release on April 24, featuring the familiar Beethoven’s 9th Symphony. The third film in the four-part rebuild project runs for 95 min with a bonus short included, the 10 min “Giant God Warrior Appears in Tokyo” which was made Hideaki Anno and produced by Studio Ghibli. Titled as Evangelion 3...

REEL Anime Cinema Returning in 2013

Madman Entertainment will be bringing back their theatre screenings across Australia and New Zealand in late 2013, with the latest Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo leading the charge. Madman previously announced the movie during Supernova Pop Culture Expo in Melbourne. Four of some of the latest animated films from Japan will be featured during the cinema event, with the other three titles to be...

Evangelion 3.0 Announced for Reel Anime 2013

Madman revealed yesterday via their Facebook page that Evangelion 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo is coming to Australia and New Zealand’s Reel Anime film festival late this year. It is the first of four titles announced for the screenings, with further reveals hinted at during the Supernova Pop Culture expos. Evangelion 3.0 opened in Japanese theatres late last year and managed to garner $60 million...

Toonami’s Evangelion 1.11 Airing Brings in Nearly a Million Viewers

Last week, on the 17th of March, Toonami returned in epic style by airing the ‘Evangelion 1.11’ movie and, let me tell you, they really couldn’t have celebrated their return with a better movie choice. Even at its time slot of 1 am, the ‘Rebuild’ movie still did extremely well bringing in about 40,000 short of a million views. The anime that came before it in the line...

Evangelion Art Exhibition Touching Down on Australia’s East Coast

The Evangelion franchise, together with the original anime series and the new Rebuild movies, has captured the minds of anime and science fiction fans alike for almost 18 years. While the Eva fan base is strong here in Australia most look towards Japan and its Evangelion craze such as supermarket promotions and theme park with a touch of envy. Luckily Madman Entertainment is continuing to bring mo...

Evangelion Manga you probably forgot about is Ending

For those who aren’t hardcore Neon Genesis Evangelion fans, you are excused for not knowing that this manga even existed at all. Well regardless it has now been confirmed that the manga which is a tie in with the anime series of the same name is soon to be coming to an end. The manga itself is often considered by it’s fans as an alternate retelling of the popular Neon Genesis Evangelio...

Viz to Serialize Evangelion Manga Weekly

Viz Media has today announced that they will be digitally serialising the Neon Genesis Evangelion manga adaptation on a weekly basis, through their Viz Manga app for iOS and through their Viz Manga website. Each chapter is to be distibuted digitally and will cost a small sum of $0.99 USD. Also in celebration of the launch of Viz Media’s first weekly serialized manga series, the first chapter...

Anime Focus #2 – TOP 5 ANIME

Recently I decided to survey members of the Capsule Computers staff to get their verdict on what is their personal top 5 favourite anime (series or movies) of all time. What I got was a lot of different views on anime as a whole and what we each as individual’s think is the pinacle of japanese animation. For the interesting results read on. Philip ‘MasterAbbott’ Federico: 5. Love...

Evangelion 2.0 gets a review in the NYTimes!

Evangelion 2.0 – You Can (Not) Advance is the second chapter of the movie remakes of the legendary ‘Neon Genesis Evangelion’ television Anime series. The original series was met with a hugely positive response from fans of the Anime medium and was for many (myself included) the show that brought them into the Anime world. The New York Times, a well known news service in the U.S, ...

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