On September 21st, GKids first announced a special theatrical dates for Evangelion:3.0+1.01 Thrice Upon A Time. As of November 2nd, tickets are officially available to buy. In partnership with Fathom Events, showings are available in Japanese with English subtitles in IMAX only on November 30th and then in theaters on December 6th, 8th, and the 11th in select theaters. This will be the very first time Thrice Upon A Time will be shown in theaters in the U.S.
Trailer for the final movie of Evangelion:
Date of when the movie will be released on home video has not yet been announced, but it is expected to at some point after the theatrical dates.
The movie first came out in theaters in Japan on March 8th, 2021 and opened that weekend at #1 in Japanese box office, going on to become the highest-grossing film of the year with ¥10.28 billion (about $85 million) in the local box office. It arrived on Amazon Prime worldwide later that year in August.
The summary of the movie:
From legendary director Hideaki Anno, Evangelion:3.0+1.01 Thrice Upon A Time is the fourth and final installment of the Rebuild Of Evangelion films, bringing an epic conclusion to the story of Shinji and his fellow Eva pilots, with the stunning visuals and thought-provoking storytelling that has made Evangelion a global pop culture phenomenon.
Misato and her anti-NERV group Wille arrive at Paris, a city now red from core-ization. Crew from the flagship Wunder land on a containment tower. They only have 720 seconds to restore the city. When a horde of NERV Evas appear, Mari’s improved Eva Unit 8 must intercept. Meanwhile, Shinji, Asuka, and Rei (Provisional Name) wander about Japan.
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Are you going to see this movie in theaters? If so, are you excited?