Hideaki Anno

J-pop megastar Utada Hikaru releases new music video directed by Evangelion creator Hideaki Anno

”One Last Kiss” serves as theme song for Evangelion: 3.0+1.0 Thrice Upon a Time.

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Here it is: the first look at the new Ultraman movie from Evangelion creator Hideaki Anno【Video】

First came Shin Godzilla, and now comes Shin Ultraman!

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Final Evangelion movie is finally finished, because Hideaki Anno says it is

Nearly decade-long production work is finally over for Studio Khara.

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All Rebuild of Evangelion movies now free to watch on online as creator sends message of hope

Hideaki Anno, who created some of anime’s most depressed characters of all time, encourages humanity to show its indomitable spirit.

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New Evangelion anime movie’s voice recording officially starts, fans remain patiently ecstatic

Photo of creator Hideaki Anno’s personal script is a sign that the long-awaited film is finally moving towards completion.

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Evangelion fans brace for another release delay as creator is rumored to be making Ultraman movie

Would chance to direct boyhood favorite franchise convince Hideaki Anno to push back the release of his seven-years-in-the-making Evangelion finale?

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Photographic evidence that the fourth and final new Evangelion anime movie has started production

Director and voice cast of groundbreaking, long-stalled anime franchise gather for formal ceremony.

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Evangelion returns to legal English-language distribution with Netflix streaming deal【Video】

Get in the damn streaming service, Shinji.

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Godzilla will fight Evangelion this summer at Universal Studios Japan

Get in the damn crossover, Shinji!

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New Evangelion anime movie teaser trailer appears after six years of waiting【Video】

Creators throw patient fans a jaw-droppingly gorgeous bone.

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After six years of waiting, fourth Evangelion Rebuild movie finally gets an official release year

We can (hardly) believe it, but the long-awaited anime is finally going to get in the damn theater!

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Legendary anime Evangelion’s creator and mecha appear in ad for Sapporo Beer【Video】

Hideaki Anno explains his philosophy of personal improvement while the giant robot from his signature series makes a cameo.

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Evangelion director calls Hayao Miyazaki “geezer” in anime commentary, says he broke his Walkman

Hideaki Anno recalls working on Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind with the Studio Ghibli legend.

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40 Japanese reactions to the Shin Godzilla movie!

Get excited with us with these real-time thoughts about Shin Godzilla as viewers celebrate its debut on Japanese television. 

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Evangelion and pizza: The weird freeze-frame sight gags of Shin Godzilla

Shin Godzilla is the heaviest kaiju movie in years, but there are still laughs to be found if you know where to look.

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Evangelion creator Hideaki Anno’s production company is suing Gainax, the studio he co-founded

Latest Evangelion-related desire is less “Get in the damn robot!” and more “Pay the damn royalties!”

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Anime’s Hideaki Anno apologizes to fans, talks about “soul-scraping” pain of making Evangelion

Director says he recently felt like he’d “never create anything again.”

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Godzilla/Evangelion crossover figure: Two giants of Japanese storytelling in one awesome package

Get in the damn kaiju, Shinji.

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Shin Godzilla trailer released, hits very close to home【Video】

This retelling of the classic tokusatsu tale looks to be surprisingly fresh and nostalgic all at the same time.

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Evangelion creator says even Hayao Miyazaki anime don’t have enough Miyazaki

How much of a Hayao Miyazaki purist are you? Have you never once set your Spirited Away DVD to the English-dubbed audio? Do you cringe at the thought of watching Castle in the Sky Laputa with its reworked soundtrack? Do you actually pronounce warrior princess Nausicaa’s name with the “shi” sound it contains when rendered in Japanese text?

Even if you answered yes to all those questions, it’s unlikely you’ve got as much love for the Studio Ghibli cofounder as Evangelion creator Hideaki Anno. Why? Because for Anno, even movies directed and written by Miyazaki himself don’t have enough Miyazaki-created content.

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