Evangelion is a Japanese animated movie series, based on the anime series Neon Genesis Evangelion. The movie belongs to the science fiction genre. The Series consists of three animated movies with a fourth supposed to be released soon.
The first instalment of the movie was released in September 2007 by the name Evangelion: 1.0 You Are (Not) Alone. It boasts of an IMDb rating of 7.7 and grossed a total of $18.8 million in worldwide box office collections.
Then in June of 2019, the second instalment of the movie series was released. Christened as Evangelion: 2.0 You Can (Not) Advance, the movie has an Imdb rating of 8 out of 10. It amassed close to a whopping $44 million worldwide.
The latest instalment in the Series was launched in November 2012 by the name Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo. With an Imdb rating of 7 out of 10, the movie amassed $66.61 million as worldwide box-office collection.
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 an Evangelion. The original pilot of the machine is injured so he unwillingly decides to step up and take his place. He manages to defeat the angel.
The entire story revolves around fights between various angels and Evangelions. Another even called the Third cataclysm also takes place as predicted.
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The fourth instalment to the series was announced along with the release of the third instalment back in 2012. However, the production of the movie could not begin before 2017 due to scheduling woes.
The first ten minutes of the movie was screened at several Expos in 2019. Later in April 2020, it was announced that the release of the movie will get delayed due to the ongoing Coronavirus Pandemic. A fixed date as to when the movie will be released is yet to be announced.
Hope the movie does not gets delayed much.