Hideaki Anno’s Khara, Inc. Receiving 10th Anniversary Exhibition
The exhibition’s visual was illustrated by “Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo” chief animation director Takeshi Honda.
On November 23rd through 30th, Laforet Museum Harajuku will be holding an exhibition celebrating the 10th anniversary of animation studio Khara, Inc.
Founded by Evangelion creator Hideaki Anno, Khara has handled animation and production for many notable series. The exhibition, titled “Khara, Inc. 10th Anniversary Exhibition: The Past and Future of Evangelion and the Present of Studio Khara” in Japanese, will be headlined by a collection of approximately 160 original pieces of artwork and production documents from the “Rebuild of Evangelion” film series, including the original illustrations for well-known promotional images and some never-before-seen materials.
The exhibition will also include the second, third, and fourth Godzilla models from recent film “Godzilla Resurgence”, written and directed by Anno, the first time all three models have been displayed at the same event. Manga artist Moyoco Anno, Khara board member and Hideaki Anno’s wife, has written a new chapter of her comic essay “Insufficient Direction”, for animation by Studio Khara. The resulting anime film will be screened at the event.
Other highlights include the screening of the music video for Hikaru Utada’s “Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo” theme song “Sakura Nagashi”, which received a limited release in September 2016, and original artwork and production documents from Khara’s submissions to the Japan Anima(tor)’s Exhibition anime short series. Many other facets of the company will be on display at the exhibition, from planning and promotional documents, animation and visual effects data, and published books to the studio’s collection of miniature models from live action tokusatsu series.
Admission is 500 yen. The event is open daily from 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM, with last entry at 8:00 PM.
The exhibition includes approximately 160 pieces of artwork and production documents from the “Rebuild of Evangelion” film series, including never-before-seen materials.
Khara, Inc. 10th Anniversary Exhibition: The Past and Future of Evangelion and the Present of Studio Khara