The Japan Mint claimed Thursday it will certainly provide celebratory coin sets to commemorate 25 years because the prominent Japanese computer animation collection “Neon Genesis Evangelion” was very first broadcast on tv.
Preorders using the Mint’s online store or by blog post will certainly be approved from Friday with Sept. 17. The coin sets will certainly likewise be readily available for acquisition at authorities Evangelion shops in Tokyo, Osaka as well as Fukuoka prefectures around November, along with abroad.
Supplied image reveals celebratory coin sets to commemorate 25 years because the prominent Japanese computer animation collection “Neon Genesis Evangelion” very first broadcast on tv. (No cutting permitted)(Kyodo)
The collection, which started in 1995, includes teen pilots of gigantic humanoid robotics combating unusual beings referred to as “Angels.” A brand-new Evangelion movie, set up to be launched in June this year, was held off due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Proof coin sets, including specifically dealt with coins with a mirror-like coating as well as an unique natural leather instance, will certainly retail for 13,700 yen ($129) consisting of tax obligation as well as shipping.
Limited to 20,000 sets, they will certainly include the 6 religions of Japanese coins in flow along with a silver medal including a shade print of Unit 01, the Evangelion piloted by the collection’ lead character Shinji Ikari.
In enhancement, 50,000 normal coin sets, making up the 6 coins in flow plus a tombac medal of Shinji Ikari as well as Rei Ayanami, the pilot of Evangelion Unit 00, will certainly retail for 2,500 yen consisting of tax obligation as well as shipping.
Customers will certainly be selected by lotto game if preorders go beyond the number of sets readily available as well as a restriction on the amount of sets can be acquired each might likewise be enforced. Deliveries will certainly begin in late October, the Mint claimed on its internet site.
“It’s a series that has continued to charm many people from all generations and countries. I hope they take this opportunity to appreciate Japanese coins,” claimed a Japan Mint authorities accountable.