Evangelion Racing race queens (document image)

Race queens to attend the Evangelion event at Ashigara Service Area in Tomei Expressway

NEXCO Central Japan will hold the 2nd Evangelion Ashigara Event at the EXPASA Ashigara Service Area along the down line of the Tomei Expressway (which connects Tokyo to Nagoya).

Tokyo-3 (Real town: Ashigarashimo District, Hakone), the setting of Evangelion, is close to the EXPASA Ashigara Service Area where the “NERV Central Japan Evangelion Ashigara” event will be held until December 23.

The second event of the NERV Central Japan Evangelion Ashigara will be held this time. Skyrocket Company, a popular radio program that airs on Tokyo FM from Mondays through Fridays at 5pm-7pm) and serves as the special correspondent of the NERV Central Japan Evangelion Ashigara, will be at the event. They wil do a public live broadcast from the event venue on September 21 from 11:30am to 2pm.

Furthermore, to convey the NERV Central Japan Evangelion Ashigara’s sense of “liveness,” the race queens from Evangelion Racing, the event’s official supporters, will be the guests of the show.

The two-day event will feature participatory events that fans will enjoy, such as photo sessions with the race queens of Evangelion Racing.

(Translated by Katherine N. Bantiles)