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It will put issues evenly to say the Web is obsessive about Barbie immediately. Social media is buzzing in regards to the Hollywood blockbuster as Margot Robbie’s tackle Barbie will go reside this weekend. Although considerably eclipsed by the continuing writers and actors strike, Barbie is sparking pleasure in followers because of its colourful promos. And because of one artist, Barbie is looking out to anime followers courtesy of a surprising crossover with… Neon Genesis Evangelion.

Sure, you learn that right. Evangelion and Barbie have collided. Over on Twitter, the artist ThatStephC shared a crossover poster of the 2 IPs that has been seen by hundreds of thousands, and the anime fandom is admittedly into it.

As you possibly can see above, the crossover poster brings Barbie into Evangelion by the use of a well-known poster. Everyone knows Evangelion has a particular aesthetic, and this Barbie tribute reskins one of many anime’s most well-known posters. As Barbie looms within the background like an Eva Unit, an array of sundown colours bathe the icon in gentle. From the poster’s textual content to its positioning, every part about this screams Evangelion nicely earlier than you try the title right here.

In any case, this crossover was given its personal identify. This crossover brings The Finish of Barbie to life “People solely have one ending. Concepts are perpetually,” reads the movie’s tagline. And if you happen to do not wish to see an Evangelion-esque tackle Barbie, nicely – you’re a liar.

When Barbie hits theaters this weekend, you possibly can wager the philosophy and meta behind the Mattel model will likely be explored, but it surely is not going to match the type of exploration Evangelion may do. There is no such thing as a telling what sort of psychic harm this type of crossover may do. Truthfully, it’s arduous to think about a universe where Ryan Gosling’s Ken may survive in Evangelion, however we might like to see him strive. So whereas this fan tribute to Barbie started as a enjoyable crossover, it appears the Web (together with myself) would like to see this collab come to life.

In the event you plan on seeing Barbie, the film is slated to debut on July twenty first. For extra particulars on the Mattel-centric movie, you possibly can learn its official synopsis right here: “Barbie and Ken are having the time of their lives within the colourful and seemingly good world of Barbie Land. Nonetheless, once they get an opportunity to go to the actual world, they quickly uncover the thrill and perils of residing amongst people.”

What do you concentrate on this wild crossover between Barbie and Evangelion? Would these IPs mesh in any respect or…? Tell us what you suppose within the feedback under in addition to on Twitter and Instagram. You can even hit me up @MeganPetersCB to share your take!

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