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New York-based film distributor GKIDS has announced that they’ve acquired the distribution rights to EVANGELION:3.0+1.01 THRICE UPON A TIME, the concluding film in the Rebuild of Evangelion tetralogy from director Hideaki Anno and the animators of studio khara, and that theatrical and home video releases for the movie are in the works.


The dates for the both the theatrical and home video releases have not yet been announced.


The theatrical movie poster for the GKIDS release of EVANGELION:3.0+1.01 THRICE UPON A TIME featuring Asuka, Mari, Shinji, Rei, and Kaworu standing on a beach in their school uniforms.


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GKIDS describes EVANGELION:3.0+1.01 THRICE UPON A TIME as follows:


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.


Source: Official press release


Copyright notice: ©khara


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