Neon Genesis Evangelion is one of the Japanese anime franchise giants. In fact, One Last Kiss, the theme song of the latest and “final” anime movie Evangelion: 3.0+1.0: Thrice Upon A Time got big hit and the anime movie itself stayed at No.1 rank for a fourth straight weekend. Meanwhile, the film has sold 4.5 million tickets and has generated 6.9 billion JPY (approx. 4.6 billion INR) box office in its first 28 days in Japan!
Recently, a Japanese company reported a top ten ranking of Evangelion merchandise purchased by international customers through their online service. The company runs an online service called buyee, which supports your shopping experience at the online Evangelion store as well as at some major Japanese online stores and auction sites. Let us check the interesting ranking below!
Top 10 ranking of Evangelion merchandise popular among international fans
#10 EVANGELION 13 figure
EVANGELION 13 that appeared in “EVANGELION:3.0 YOU CAN (NOT) REDO” comes to life through Kotobukiya’s plastic model kit series!
This model kit features a precise joint design with the use of CAD technology and a sophisticated form created by the hands of highly skilled sculptors to create this definitive Evangelion plastic model kit. Many extra parts are included within this voluminous plastic model kit so users can recreate various action scenes from the movie.
#9 EVA STORE Original cushion
#8 Evangelion: 3.0+1.0: Thrice Upon A Time clear file & post card set
#7 Kaworu Nagisa Ver. RADIO EVA
Kaworu Nagisa is one of five Evangelion pilots wearing RADIO EVA items. In commemoration of the 10th anniversary of the launch, it was drawn by up-and-coming illustrator Mai Yoneyama. Hobby Max Japan has produced the figure based on the illustration.
#6 EVANGELION STORE Offical Mug
#5 Original Drawing Digest Artbook Full-color
Animators are painters, actors, and photographers.
I also want you to see their raw work with pure, primitive, and delicate handwritten pencils.
– Excerpt from the preface by director Hideaki Anno
As a milestone of the 25th anniversary of “Evangelion,” we will deliver a book that selects several gems of original drawings that everyone who wants to be an animator should see. This digest artbook shows the original hand-drawn images, including from the TV series. The newly found original picture is also a special digest edition that has in full color.
#4 Eva store limited edition of “BE @ RBRICK Evangelion Unit 1 Awakening Edition 1000%
“BE @ RBRICK” is a bear-shaped block type figure developed by Medicom Toy. The popular Bearbrick, “First Unit Awakening Edition 1000%,” is now available as an EVA store limited edition! !! It is a powerful 1000% size (height 700mm), about 10 times larger than the standard height of about 70mm (100% size).
#3 Face mask
#2 The Godzilla vs. Evangelion Mechagodzilla (Type-3 Kiryu EVA Unit-01 Color Ver.)
From Aoshima comes a new collaboration combining Godzilla and Evangelion never seen before. One of the first in this new line of pre-painted, snap-together model kits is Mechagodzilla (Type-3 Kiryu EVA Unit-01 Color Ver.). This kit combines the Mechagodzilla machine from the 2002 movie Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla and the mainly purple EVA Unit-01’s coloring.
#1 Eva Store Radio Eva Original acrylic stands volume 4
The most sold merchandise was the fourth volume of the Eva Store Radio Eva Original acrylic stands volume 4. This acrylic stand series has been created to celebrate the Radio Eva store’s grand opening in Shibuya Parco.