Hakone cashes in on Eva connection with license plates


Basis for Tokyo-3 offers Eva-themed license plates

If you're one of the biggest Eva fans in Japan, you probably already picked up and moved to Hakone. If not, you might want to get your moving papers in order: the Hakone government will offer Evangelion-themed license plates starting on March 25th.

The government will offer the Eva plate featured above in four different colors (for different types of vehicles), with only 390 license plates available. It doesn't sound like a lot, but there are only 769 motorized bikes and microcars in the city. So if you want one, you've got a good shot.

This isn't the first time we've seen these anime-themed license plates. Sakura launched Lupin the Third plates back in January, and a few others have appeared in the past. For smaller towns, it's an easy way to draw publicity and a little more money.

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