On the same day as Eva Premiere, this happened in history.

Parts taken From Anime News Service. To read the article in its entirety please go to

62nd Anniversary Of Japan’s WWII Surrender 

Smack dab in the middle of a weekend dominated (like few will be this year) by a vicarious celebration of entertainment of Japan’s 2 top anime series dealing with war and robots is an interesting (and some would pose, ironic) historical footnote of the former real world empire’s emasculation. September 2nd marks the 62nd anniversary of Japan’s surrender to the allies in World War 2. The instrument of surrender was signed on the battleship Missouri warship in Tokyo Bay on Sunday, September 2nd, 1945.

Ray’s take: USA! USA! USA! (Bursts into “spontaneous” singing) OH Say can’t you see? We’ll come and kick your ass! How can we do that? We’ll send some troops and shoot…

The above opinion comes from the individual and does not represent the view of this station.

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