Amazon announced that it would exclusively distribute ” Shin Evangelion Theatrical Version ” to Prime members on Amazon Prime Video (from now on referred to as Prime Video) from August 13.
“Shin Evangelion Theatrical Version” is scheduled to be exclusively distributed in more than 240 countries and regions, including Japan, and in countries other than Japan; this work is Prime Video’s first large-scale Japanese animation franchise DTS work (Direct to Stream: Direct distribution of theatrical movies).
The TV series ” Neon Genesis Evangelion, ” which began broadcasting in 1995, is an anime blockbuster that depicts characters full of individuality drawn through unprecedented battles and a story that approaches the basis of human origin.
The profound drama, which was developed with beautiful designs, colors, and emotional expressions, shocked many viewers. Even after the broadcast, various opinions were developed regardless of whether it was online or real.
The work, which even said that it revolutionized the Japanese animation industry in the ’90s, caused a significant “Eva” boom not only in Japan but all over the world, and 26 years after its birth, it is still a science fiction anime blockbuster. Reigns as a monumental tower. It has a significant influence as an icon of pop culture that transcends the boundaries of anime.
The “Evangelion New Theatrical Version ” series, including “Neon Genesis Evangelion Theatrical Version,” was not a renewal, remake, or sequel to “Neon Genesis Evangelion” but was born in 2007 as a new “Evangelion.”
The previous three works of “: Introduction” (07), “: Destruction” (09), and “: Q” (12) were all big hits and created new enthusiastic young fans who did not know when the TV series was broadcast. , It is said that it has evolved with the times.
And, “Shin Evangelion Theatrical Version,” which will be the last of the series as the fourth work announced to end the screening at the theater soon, will be exclusively distributed on Prime Video from August 13 in Japan. Is decided.
In addition, Hideaki Anno, the creator of Evangelion and the original draft, screenwriter, and general director of the film commented on the worldwide distribution, including Japan. Hideaki Anno commented on the worldwide distribution, including Japan, as follows.
“Thank you to all the overseas Eva fans for your continued support. And thank you very much for your patience. Due to the influence of Corona, it is difficult to provide it to the theater, so to all the overseas fans. What is the best way to deliver the work as soon as possible? As a result of careful consideration, it has become a form of worldwide distribution on Amazon Prime Video.
It is a video produced on the assumption that it will be released to the theater. So, on behalf of the production staff, I would like to see it on the giant screen possible. Would you please wait for a while until the distribution starts? “It is now in the form of worldwide distribution on Amazon Prime Video. Since the video was produced on the premise of theatrical release, I would like to see it on the giant screen possible on behalf of the production staff. Would you please wait for a while until the distribution starts? “