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[Photo Report] “The Evangelion and Katana (Japanese swords) Exhibition”(1/22)

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“The Evangelion and Katana (Japanese swords) Exhibition” is currently being held at Nishitetsu Hall in Fukuoka City.

The world of Eva makes a re-appearance with their new exhibition: “The Evangelion and Katana (Japanese swords) Exhibition.” It is currently being held at Nishitetsu Hall in Fukuoka City.(* Details Below)

In this exhibition, Japanese sword smiths make full use of their skill set and created and put on display the very same blades that made an appearance to the film: “Rebuild of Evangelion.” Not only can you be entertained by what the world of Evangelion has to offer, but you get a glimpse of something just as rare – the Katana(Japanese swords).
(* 'Rebuild of Evangelion’ : a sequel to the original ‘Neon Genesis Evangelion’ anime)
On behalf of those too far away to make it, our staff at asianbeat decided to have a poke around on the opening night and with the permission of the organizers took some pictures for you all to see! This is an interesting collaboration between the traditional Japanese katana (sword), which dates back from the samurai era and Japan’s original anime culture. Please have a look and enjoy our photos from this grand event.

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At the entrance, you are welcomed by Asuka, Rei, Mari, Shinji and Kaworu.
You can also enjoy Stamp Rally (collecting series of stamps at 3 designated places)!
At the entrance, there is a stamp of Rei Ayanami. After you collect all three stamps, you can get two types of specially made postcards. (*The postcards are limited in quantity.)
P1000413_r1_c1.jpgThe Evangelion and Katana (Japanese swords) Exhibition

Place: The Nishitetsu Hall
Dates: May 24th – June 23rd, 2013
 11:00-19:00(Admission is until 18:30)
Admission Fee:
 Adults – 800 yen
 High School / University Students: 600 yen
 Elementary / Middle School: 400 yen

The Exhibitions
An introduction of Evangelion
(History, Characters, Figurine displays)
katana section
(Katana Exhibit, History, the Creation Process)
katana and Evangelion Collaborated Goods

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