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Universal Studios Japan will become a battleground between the “king of monsters” and a giant bio-robot this summer.

The showdown pitting Godzilla against Evangelion, an iconic machine from the “Neon Genesis Evangelion” manga and anime series, will be part of the Summer Term of the Osaka theme park’s “Universal Cool Japan 2019” initiative from May 31 to Aug. 25.

Going into its fifth year, Universal Cool Japan, which incorporates some of the nation’s popular entertainment brands, will see eight attractions themed on six pop culture titles.

The battle of the century between Godzilla and Evangelion will be a theater-style attraction. Details will be announced at a later date.

Other titles featured during the Summer Term include “Attack on Titan” and “Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon.” The Spring Term, which starts on Jan. 18 and runs until June 23, will feature “Detective Conan” and “Lupin the Third.”

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