Adventures in Japan 2013 Part 9: #EVANGELION WORLD

Did you know that inside the Fuji-Q Highland theme park there’s a section dedicated to the anime, manga, and movies of Neon Genesis Evangelion?  NOW YOU DO:

2013 Trip to Japan

That’s right, fellow anime nerds. There is an entire theme park attraction designed around the popular franchise in Japan featuring a walk through full of amazing statues, photo ops, and production material. This is the first thing you see in the first room of the attraction:

2013 Trip to Japan

The statue, on a pedestal, is about four to five feet tall. SO AWESOME. As you walk further in, you come across a replica of the SEELE conference room where Gendo would meet and discuss (audio only!) evil, evil things.  You know, this room:

gendo-ikari-and-seele

Yup. THAT room.

2013 Trip to Japan

NERDGASM!!!

Here’s a photo of Shannon next to one of the pillars for size:

2013 Trip to Japan

As you probably guessed, since it’s themed around Neon Genesis Evangelion, all of the photo ops they had set up were 100% pleasant and designed to make you feel wonderful about life.

YES I AM LYING.

Here’s a creepy photo of me as Lilith, the second angel.

2013 Trip to Japan

Not creepy enough for you? Well picture this: the photo taken right before me was from a couple with their infant AND THEY PUT THE INFANT’S FACE IN THE PHOTO. (I tried to covertly get a pic of this but failed.)

More to come.

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2 Responses

  1. Kayfey says:

    Wow. THIS is truly DROOL-worthy. Now if only there were theme parks devoted to Patlabor and Ghost in the Shell.

  1. April 25, 2013

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