Take a look inside Japan’s Neon Genesis Evangelion bullet train


With their sleek designs and ridiculous speed, Japan's super-fast Shinkansen bullet trains already look like sci-fi creations, but one rail operator in the west of the country is taking the comparison one step further. JR West announced in July that it was giving one of its bullet trains a mecha-inspired makeover, dressing it up to reference Neon Genesis Evangelion on the 20th anniversary of the iconic anime's creation. Passengers will be able to celebrate Neon Genesis Evangelion in special rooms on board the train, one with miniature-sized dioramas from the show, and another featuring a life-sized version of a mecha cockpit that some lucky riders will be able to climb inside.

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