Capcom is collaborating with Khara to bring Evangelion content to Capcom Cafe. For a limited time from April 23, 2021, the cafe stores will sell exclusive items decorated with the five Evangelion pilots — Shinji Ikari, Rei Ayanami, Asuka Shikinami Langley, Mari Makinami Illustrious, and Kaworu Nagisa. [Thanks, 4Gamer!]
The full merchandise list is available below. All prices listed are already inclusive of Japanese tax. Items marked with Trading or Gacha mean that the store will give a random design for each purchase, with the possibility of receiving duplicates.
- Clear file – 550 yen
- Acrylic stand keychain (Trading) – 880 yen
- Sticker (Trading) – 660 yen
- Bottle T-shirt – 3,850 yen
- Smartphone ring – 1,100 yen
- Stainless bottle – 1,980 yen
- Acrylic coaster mat (Trading) – 880 yen
- Set of 3 clips – 1,320 yen
- Tin badge (Gacha) – 400 yen
These Evangelion items will be available at both existing Capcom Cafe locations at Aeon Lake Town in Saitama and Q Plaza Ikebukuro in Tokyo, starting from April 23, 2021. Sales of the items will end on May 20, 2021, in Saitama, and June 3, 2021, in Tokyo. The cafe chain previously held collaborations with various titles, such as Monster Hunter and Devil May Cry.
This collaboration is to celebrate the release of Evangelion 3.0+1.0: Thrice Upon a Time, which sold over 2 million tickets and grossed 3.3 billion yen in its first week in Japan. The promotion for the anime movie still continues with a series of reels showcasing characters from the title.