Amazon Prime Video will exclusively premiere the hit Japanese anime film EVANGELION: 3.0 + 1.01 THRICE UPON A TIME on August 13
Amazon Prime Video today announced that it will premiere exclusively worldwide (excluding Japan) the long-awaited Japanese anime EVANGELION: 3.0 + 1.01 THRICE UPON A TIME on August 13 on the service. This is the fourth and final chapter of the new film version of Evangelion. The anime film, the highest grossing in the franchise created by Hideaki Anno and the most viewed in Japanese theaters in 2021, is directed by Kazuya tsurumaki, Katsuichi Nakayam Y Mahiro Maeda, as well as by legendary creator, screenwriter and director Hideaki anno (Shin Godzilla). To celebrate the end of the franchise, Prime Video will also release the previous three films: EVANGELION: 1.11 YOU ARE (NOT) ALONE., EVANGELION: 2.22 YOU CAN (NOT) ADVANCE., EVANGELION: 3.33 YOU CAN (NOT) REDO, for fans from more than 240 countries and territories.
The hit franchise is a Japanese anime pop culture phenomenon based on the story of Evangelion, an artificial human and multipurpose humanoid weapon, and the Angels, an unknown life form that takes place after Earth has been destroyed by a cataclysm. The film features all of the original voice actors, including Megumi Ogata, Megumi Hayashibara Y Yûko Miyamura, and uses the latest imaging technology to showcase the personalities and relationships of its unique characters as they fight for survival. It will be dubbed in 10 languages, including Spanish, English, French, German, Portuguese, and Italian, and will have subtitles available in 28 languages.
Since its television premiere in 1995, Evangelion has made a significant impact on Japanese pop culture, empowering the anime genre around the world. In 2007, the legendary anime franchise was turned into an Evangelion: New Theatrical Edition film series and this fourth and final film, released in theaters in Japan in March, has broken records as Hideaki Anno's highest grossing film and has been also become the most watched movie of the year in Japan. Amazon Prime Video will release the most recent version of the film EVANGELION: 3.0 + 1.01 THRICE UPON A TIME, which includes revised but unchanged scenes in the story and is currently opening in theaters in Japan.
"EVANGELION movies have been exciting fans for years and we know there is a huge appetite around the world for the latest movie," said Brad Beale, Vice President, Worldwide Content Licensing Prime Video. "We are delighted that Prime Video members around the world are finally getting a chance to see the anime masterpiece EVANGELION: 3.0 + 1.01 THRICE UPON A TIME, as well as the three previous films."
"I would like to thank EVANGELION fans around the world for their continued support," stated Hideaki Anno, creator, screenwriter and lead director. “We were looking for the best way to make the film available to fans globally as soon as possible in the face of the difficult situation in movie theaters during the COVID-19 crisis, and we are happy to have Prime Video as partner to broadcast it globally. Our recommendation is to watch it on a good television screen to enjoy the best viewing experience ”.
On EVANGELION: 3.0 + 1.01 THRICE UPON A TIME
Fourth and final volume of The Reconstruction of Evangelion. Misato and her anti-NERV group, Wille, arrive in a Paris red from nuclearization. The crew of the Wunder ship lands in a containment tower with just 720 seconds to reestablish the city. When a horde of NERV Evas appear, the upgraded Eva Unit 8 must intercept them. Meanwhile, Shinji, Asuka and Rei hang around Japan.