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The PUBG Mobile and Evangelion Crossover is Deeply Cursed Material

PUBG Mobile is currently hosting a limited time collaboration with ’90s mecha anime Neon Genesis Evangelion, and it is truly bizarre. The robotic crossover merges elements of NGE‘s original 1995 series run with the recent Rebuild of Evangelion films. It features purchasable Evangelion skins including plugsuits for Shinji Ikari, Rei…

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The Comforting Routines of 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim

I’ve been having trouble sleeping lately. Numbers and terms that seemed abstract when I was growing up — greenhouse gases, 400 parts per million, an ice-free summer — have now calcified into razor-sharp predictors of a bleak and barren future.  “Melting Arctic ice is now pouring 14,000 tons of water…

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Evangelion 3.0+1.0 Is Delayed Again, This Time Over *Gestures Widely*

Remember the Neon Genesis Evangelion X Tamagotchi collab we talked about yesterday? Those cute little angel babies are coming out this summer as part of (what was supposed to be) a cross-promotional campaign timed with the debut of the fourth and final Rebuild of Evangelion film, Evangelion: 3.0+1.0 Thrice Upon…

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Despite Everything, Neon Genesis Evangelion X Tamagotchi Is Coming

For reasons that I won’t get into, I’ve seen The End of Evangelion five times over the last six months, and at no point during this self-flagellation did I think “You know, I’d really like to raise one of these Angels as if it were my own child.” (My thoughts…

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How to Make Better Reboots With The Help of Friedrich Nietzsche

Why do we reboot popular media? Of course, there’s a financial motivation — this thing did well, so we’ll try it again, and wring millions of dollars out of consumers’ nostalgia for Batman or whatever. But the business incentive for rebooting old properties only exists, or continues to exist, in a…

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Bandai’s First Non-Gundam Real Grade Kit Is Evangelion Unit-01

I have — without consulting any of my superiors, editors, or co-workers — decided that Fanbyte is now a website that talks about Gundam models. Not exclusively, mind you, and not all the time; new Gundam models pop out of Japan faster than lewd hedgehogs pop out of Deviant Art.…

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The Importance of “I Love You”: Queerness in Evangelion

Neon Genesis Evangelion is one of the undisputed classics of anime, a juggernaut so thoroughly imitated that a modern viewer might retroactively recognize a dozen now-common archetypes and story beats originating with Anno’s magnum opus. It is really, really important to the history of the medium. It is also, if…

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Sub or Dub: Neon Genesis Evangelion – Which One Should You Watch?

Neon Genesis Evangelion is an undoubtedly influential anime. It’s guided decades of other media that, in turn, spiraled out to influence a million other things as well. But its limited availability in English truly gave it legendary status in the west. People knew it was important, but barring illegal downloads it was hard…

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