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Title I Shin Evangerion Gekijōban:||
New/True Evangelion Theatrical Edition:||
Title II Evangelion: 3.0+1.0
Final Logo
Directed by Hideaki Anno

Kazuya Tsurumaki

Written by Hideaki Anno
Cast Megumi Ogata

Yūko Miyamura
Maya Sakamoto
Fumihiko Tachiki
Maria Kawamura

Release Date Jun 27, 2020
Preceded by
Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo

Evangelion: 3.0+1.0 is the working title for the fourth and final film in the Rebuild of Evangelion movie series. It was originally to be released alongside 3.0 as one film, but will now be released separately. The musical symbol title could either mean "End Repeat", or simply "End" if the colon is part of the title.

Delays and Eventual Release Edit

It was previously slated for fall or winter of 2015[1]. The film has been delayed most recently by the absence of Hideaki Anno while he was working on Toho's Shin Godzila (Shin Gojira)

In September 2014, the title card of the film was updated on the official film site, the new title is "Evangelion 3.0 + 1.0".

Evangelion 3.0+1.0 - July 2017 Teaser

"After that, and THE END."
"NOT, and ANTI."
"EVANGELION:3.0+1.0 in production by studio khara"

「新2号機」 by Hideaki Anno

"New Unit-02" (新2号機, "Shin Nigōki"), as illustrated by Hideaki Anno

In an interview posted on YouTube from June 2017, Hideaki Anno stated that the film would be released between March and April of 2018.

At the end of July 2017, a new teaser poster (featured on the left) was posted on the official Evangelion website saying that the movie was in production by studio Khara.

On August 6, 2017, pictures of a new Eva-02 form illustrated by Hideaki Anno from the annual lantern festival surfaced as a teaser for the movie, much like for the previous one.

On July 24, 2018, a teaser was shown before the screening of Hosoda's new movie, "Mirai no Mirai". This teaser revealed that 3.0+1.0 is to be released in 2020.[2]

On March 20, 2019, Studio Khara revealed on Twitter that dialogue recording had begun for the film, showing a picture of Hideaki Anno's script.[3]

On June 24, 2019, Toei announced that the first 10 minutes of the film would be shown at Japan Expo in Paris, Anime Expo in Los Angeles, in Shanghai, and in various locations across Japan on July 6. The showings will be screened simultaneously to Japan, Los Angeles, and Shanghai live from Paris.[4][5] In Paris, the showing will take place at Anime Expo's Yoko Takahashi x Evangelion Stage presentation. In Japan, the showings will take place in two Tokyo locations, Sapporo, Nagoya, Osaka, and Hakata. In Shanghai, the showing will take place in Jingán District after a screening of Evangelion 3.0. Similarly to Shanghai, Anime Expo in Los Angeles will have their showing after a screening of Evangelion 3.0. Additional information, including specific venue locations for Japan, will be revealed on the EVA-EXTRA app as part of the "Operation 0706" project the screenings are tied into.[6][4]

On July 18, 2019, during showings of Makoto Shinkai's new film, "Weathering with You"[7], a new preview for 3.0 + 1.0 was revealed announcing a June 2020 release. The preview was later posted officially online.[8]

Evangelion 3.0 Preview Edit

The preview at the end of Evangelion 3.0 shows the Unit-8+2 (an Eva bearing half the helmet of Unit-02' and half the one of Unit-08) fighting against unknown enemies (looking like green versions of the Mark.06), near the fallen Black Moon. Eva-8+2 succeeds in cutting down several Evangelions with a weapon that resembles the Magorox Sword, as well as defeating some in hand-to-hand combat. The Evas appear to try to engage Eva-8+2 but do not attack in coordination or with much force, for unknown reasons.

Evangelion 4.0 scene

Unit 8+2 in the preview of Final

The Evas are equipped with large assault rifles akin to those used in the original series, although these rifles appear to have progressive knives attached to them as crude bayonets. The unknown Evas are not shown to use these firearms, which makes it easier for Eva-8+2 to defeat them. A much larger group of unknown Evas is seen surrounding the fallen Black Moon, projecting several enormous A.T. Fields of unprecedented size.



The preview of Evangelion: Final


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