Evangelion 4.0 or Evangelion 3.0+1.0 Thrice Upon A Time is an upcoming Japanese sci-fiction animation film. Hideaki Anno is also the producer and screenplay writer for the film. The film is based on an anime series by Hideaki Anno-
Neon Genesis Evangelion. This anime series ran from 1995-1996. The upcoming movie will be the fourth and final movie in the Rebuild of Evangelion tetralogy. Being the final pack of the series, fans are expecting this to be the only date for the release with all timelines. However, the COVID-19 pandemic may bring discomfort in the release date of the anime.
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The film follows worldwide cataclysm because of Shinji, who was hunting from UNIT 01 of Eva. Shinji shifts to will, where Misato is the Area Commander. In addition, he is planning against NERV. We further see Rei rescue Shinji and takes him to NERV.
There he meets his father, Gendo, Moreover, Shinji’s father asks him to lead UNIT 13 with a plan of mass extinction. Along with Kaworu and Shinji’s mother, they prepare for the mission. The plot is action-packed and amazing.
RELEASE DATE FOR EVANGELION 4.0
The production gets resumed by April 2017. While in June 2019, Khara organized the screening of the first 10 minutes of this film in Paris at the Japan Expo. And apart from all the hurdles in the way, the production finally schedules the movie for January 23, 2021.
But because of the pandemic, the film was again removed from the schedule on January 14, 2021. The producers have since mentioned no revised date for the release. The film is likely completed, and COVID vaccines are becoming available all over the world. Considering, all this, we can safely assume that Evangelion: 3.0+1.0 Thrice Upon a Time will probably premiere at some point in (end) 2021 or (early) 2022.
THE STORY SO FAR
The story starts in 2015 in Japan. it has been 15 years since a cataclysm took place, known as the second impact. Humans are attacked by an alien lifeform known as an angel. To fight them. Humans use giant bio-machines known as Evangelion.
The story revolves around the main character Shinji Ikari who is summoned by his father Gendo, the commander of the paramilitary organization NERV to pilot is injured, so he unwillingly decides to step up and take his place. He manages to defeat the angel.
CURRENT UPDATES ON THE UPCOMING FILM
The upcoming film’s announcement was made along with Evangelion 3.0 You can not Redo. With the latter film releasing in 2012, initially, the last movie was to release in 2015. But the 3rd film faced many production problems which lead to Anno’s depression and him claiming that he cannot work on the film.
After that, the film’s work officially started on 5th April 2017. Moreover, in May 2018, a job listing for animation staff to work on 3DCG, VFX, and 2D animation starting on 30 June 2018 was put out by the Studio. Also, On 6 July 2019 Khara screened the first 10 minutes of the film at the Japan Expo in Paris, Anime Expo in Los Angeles, and CCG Expo 2019 in Shanghai, Evangelion 4.0 is going to be a combination of all the last films.
Hideaki Anna officially confirmed that the fourth film will feature the latest Evangelion Unit. The new Evangelion Mark 10. This new unit will have the same color scheme as the previous unit. Eva 09, which was destroyed by Asuka.
HOW LONG WILL AMERICANS HAVE TO WAIT FOR IT?
Evangelion 3.0+1.0 Thrice Upon a Time is finally out in Japanese Theaters. An american release, However, has not yet been officially annouced. After facing so many delays that it fely as if the film was cursed. Accoridng to those who’ve seen it, the film makes good on its promise as a definitive result and goodbye to the Neon Genesis Evangelion franchise.
American fans might still be in for a long wait if the release patterns of the last Rebuild of Evangelion films are anything to go by. Each of the first three, Rebuild films had a roughly 2 years differencebetween their Jpanese and American theathrical releases.
OFFICIAL TRAILER IS OUT
In addition, no official trailer for the film has come out yet. The final film was originally released on 27th June 2020. However, because of the Coronavirus Pandemic, the movie is to come out much later. But from some sources, there is a fan who leaked the trailer of Evangelion 4.0 for now, So we attached the video file here you should watch.
WHERE TO WATCH ONLINE?
The English dub of “Neon Genesis Evangelion” is available on Netflix, When it comes to the three Evangelion movies, as of now, they are not available on any legit streaming platforms. Netflix now has the rights to stream the original series and End of Evangelion. but the Rebuild movies are not on the service.
Not only you, but all are eagerly waiting for EVANGELION 4.0 For such a great series, we can wait and hope for the best for its soon release. We will notify you as soon as the publisher announces the release date or any other information. Until, then If you have a query or we missed any information, Let me know in the comment section.
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