evangelion art exhibition tour coming in 2013

Posted by Slykura @ November 9th, 2012 | Filed Under: News & Announcements

Madman Entertainment, in collaboration with NTV Films, Japan Foundation Sydney, The Arts Centre Gold Coast, and the Gold Coast Film Festival, are proud to announce a 2013 event tour that fans of Japanese popular culture and the EVANGELION franchise will not want to miss.

EVANGELION 1.11 Y...E [NOT] ALONE. Screenshot 2

The exclusive exhibition will offer anime/manga, sci-fi and pop culture fans of all ages a unique and extensive insight into how the famed EVANGELION animated films were created – showcasing a collection of original concept and production art, character drawings and other key artefacts that provide a rare and fascinating glimpse at the behind the scenes artistry of Japanese anime film production.

A variety of rare and valuable EVANGELION books, statues, tapestries and other items will also be on display.

The exhibition will be on display at the Gold Coast City Gallery from Wednesday 17 April – Sunday 5 May 2013, followed by Sydney at the Japan Foundation Art Gallery from Friday May 10th – Saturday May 18th, and finally in Melbourne with a location and dates yet to be confirmed.

In the EVANGELION films – thus far, comprising EVANGELION 1.0: YOU ARE (NOT) ALONE and EVANGELION 2.0: YOU CAN (NOT) ADVANCE – fourteen year old Shinji Ikari is called to Tokyo-3 by his estranged father, who heads up a secret government agency in charge of the development of a gigantic humanoid weapons system designed to fight alien invaders called Angels.

EVANGELION: 2.22 ...ANCE (BLU-RAY) Screenshot 10

Despite the emotional burden of not having seen his father in 8 years, Shinji is enlisted to pilot the giant artificial human ‘Eva Unit One’. In the explosive ongoing storyline full of brutal action and primal emotion, Shinji becomes a key member of a group of young pilots tasked time and time again with manoeuvring their towering cyborg Eva Units into combat against a relentless, deadly and disturbing enemy.


The third film of the series, EVANGELION: 3.0 YOU CAN (NOT) REDO will be released this week in Japan and follow at a date to be confirmed in Australia in 2013.

Stay tuned for more information in the lead up to this exciting event.

Comments (9 Comments)


Doctagon said:

1:39pm 09/11/2012



Vron89 said:

4:30pm 09/11/2012

Ah, I’ll be keeping an ear to the ground about the Melbourne one! <3


JFletcher said:

6:57pm 09/11/2012

OMG – I think I just had a heart attack – credit card out – So excited !!!


boothie86 said:

11:41pm 09/11/2012

bring it to perth


Madchild said:

9:44am 10/11/2012

Would have been neat if it came with a special screening of 3.0 or the first two in anticipation of 3.0 :P
But sounds interesting, I might check it out~


gcfilmfestival.com said:

2:37pm 10/11/2012

Great idea Madchild! ;)
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Shian Lawler

Shian Lawler said:

5:03pm 10/11/2012

This is great, if I have holidays around that time next year it would be awesome to go and see.

I saw some cells at the Evangelion Store in Harajuku (Tokyo) and they are gearing up for releasing the 3rd movie You Can (Not) Redo in a few days. They even made some special Evangelion themed cosmetics haha. Saw the ads on the Subways.


YOU CAN (NOT) BELIEVE HOW GOOD THIS LOOKS | The Beautiful Antidote said:

3:42am 25/02/2013

[...] There is also an Evangelion art exhibition coming to Australia in April, more details at the Madman website. [...]

Kian Lam Tsok

Kian Lam Tsok said:

12:47am 27/02/2013

Please come to Perth.

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