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Bathe In Red Water At The Evangelion Hot Springs

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This month, the Hakone Kowakien Yunessun resort in Kanagawa, Japan rolled out a special Evangelion themed hot springs.

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In Evangelion, the Second Impact is a huge explosion in Antarctica after which the oceans run red with “blood.”

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At this onsen (hot springs) resort, the water in the slides and cave baths are colored red. This same onsen has red and brown baths to simulate soaking in wine and coffee.

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Another part of the resort replicates the amber color LCL fluid that enables pilots to connect with their Eva units.

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The Eva collab runs until September 30.

Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored six books, including most recently, The Japanese Sake Bible.

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