In the event you’ve ever puzzled what would make Neon Genesis Evangelion followers go berserk, look no additional than ASUS. The PC maker introduced its $700 ROG Maximus Z790 Hero EVA-02 Edition motherboard to the US in September, and over time, eagle-eyed customers lastly began noticing a small typo within the anime model: you get “EVANGENLION” as an alternative of “EVANGELION.” In different phrases, somebody at ASUS was most likely watching dubs whereas by chance including the additional “n” right here.
This error will be noticed alongside the “Polymo lighting” I/O cowl panel, which has a show that switches between the long-lasting purple mecha and its cussed pilot, Asuka. As identified by Digital Trends, the official product pictures additionally contained stated typo on the time of publishing this text. Apparently although, this wasn’t the case with the press photos acquired by Engadget again in July — as per the above comparability picture. We have reached out to ASUS relating to this amusing error, however there’s most likely not a lot level in rectifying it at this level — very similar to the anime’s authentic abrupt ending.
Having stated that, generally it is typos like this that flip merchandise into collectibles, however good luck discovering one. This restricted version motherboard was as soon as listed for above $1,000 by third-party sellers on Amazon, nevertheless it has since bought out. You should still discover inventory in some Micro Center shops, in accordance with its web site.
— Hal Rafael (@halrafael) November 12, 2023
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