Unfortunately, the series’s story is no less complicated, and it shows from the amount of plot You Are (Not) Alone crams into 98 minutes. [148] On October 3, 2020, North American anime distributor GKIDS announced it had licensed the original TV series, Death (true)² and The End of Evangelion for home video, theatrical, and digital download release with an Ultimate Edition to be released in 2021, making this the first Blu-ray release of the franchise in North America. The only people who ever carried that off during the day was Roy Orbison and Michael Jackson, before we found out he was an Angel and had him…eliminated. Shinji's soul grapples with the reason for his existence and reaches an epiphany that he needs others to thrive, enabling him to destroy the wall of negative emotions that torment him and reunite with the others, who congratulate him. SEE DETAILS. [124][125] In addition, another DVD set, titled Archives of Evangelion, was announced that contains the original unaltered broadcast version of the television series as well as the broadcast version of Death (True) & Rebirth that aired in January 1998. [15] She at one time despised Shinji for his lack of trust in his father Gendo, with whom Rei is very close. [185][186] The film ranked #6 on Wizard's Anime Magazine on their "Top 50 Anime released in North America". In his words-Instead of being boxy and ang… The versions were the original broadcast and theatrical versions respectively and therefore different from the previous DVD release. [171] Mike Crandol stated "It no longer seems contrite to say that Evangelion is surely one of the all-time great works of animation". The Nerv crew and Shinji must then battle and defeat the remaining 14 Angels to prevent the Third Impact, a global cataclysm that would destroy the world. [118] The first Japanese DVD release was spread across seven volumes; all contained four episodes with the seventh volume containing both the original and alternate versions of episodes 25 and 26. [19] The proposed title Alcion was rejected due to its lack of hard consonant sounds. All's right with the world. ", "TV Tokyo's Iwata Discusses Anime's 'Road to Survival, "Watchlist: 'Lagrange,' Anime With Echoes of 'Evangelion, "Dig For Fire: The Roots of Gurren Lagann", "Neon Genesis Evangelion Opening Parodied on Regular Show", "Gravity Falls, ricordo di un'estate pazzesca", "The Anime That Influenced Steven Universe", "Interview: Beautiful, Creative El Shaddai Is Daring To Be Weird", "Docomo shows off NERV edition SH-06D Evangelion phone", "Coin sets celebrating 25 years of Evangelion to be issued", "When the Machines Stop: Fantasy, Reality, and Terminal Identity in, The Anime Encyclopedia: A Guide to Japanese Animation Since 1917 – Revised & Expanded Edition, "Evangelion Special: Genesis of a major manga", "Evangelion Special: For producer Otsuki, success not always a bed of roses", Stella Women's Academy, High School Division Class C3, Gurren Lagann The Movie: The Lights in the Sky are Stars, Genesis Climber MOSPEADA: Love Live Alive, The Super Dimension Fortress Macross: Flash Back 2012, A Town Where You Live: Twilight Intersection, Shonen Jump Special: Kochira Katsushika-ku Kameari Kōen-mae Hashutsujo. Do you have Uno? The series has also been the subject of numerous media reports, debates, and research studies worldwide. The psychoanalytic theories of Freud and Jung also feature prominently.[7]. Add a photo to this gallery Add a photo to this gallery The first film, Evangelion: 1.0 You Are (Not) Alone, was released in Japan on September 1, 2007, with Evangelion: 2.0 You Can (Not) Advance released on June 27, 2009 and Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo released on November 17, 2012. The United Nations of 2015 does not have the same nature as it did before Second Impact in 2000. Asuka moves in with Shinji, and they begin to develop confusing feelings for one another, kissing at her provocation. God's in his memes. [122] In the same year, the Platinum Edition release was announced by ADV in 2004,[130] consisting of seven DVDs[131] released between July 27, 2004 and April 19, 2005. In 2000 and 2001, three box sets were released to commemorate the fictional Second Impact which occurred in the year 2000 in the series. [122] On December 1, 2014, Studio Khara announced a Blu-ray boxset that will contain a new HD-remastering of the television series, the video versions of Episodes 21–24, as well as the two movies, both as Revival of Evangelion, the director's cut, which was available in the Renewal DVDs, and as their original theatrical versions Death and Rebirth and The End of Evangelion.