The movie End of Evangelion is celebrating its 25th anniversary

On July 19, 2022 in Japan it will be twenty-five years since the start of the main film The end of Evangelion. This film is an alternate version of the last series finale. Neon Genesis Evangelionwhich may supplement or replace the fifth and twenty-sixth episodes, depending on how you look at them.

The film is divided into two episodes of approximately 45 minutes, each of which is subtitled in English Gainaxjust like the episodes of the original series: Episode 25′: Air Y Episode 26′: I’m yours to respect. The producers consider them to be an alternate ending to the TV series, or a more detailed “world” retelling of the original series ending episodes 25 and 26, taking place almost entirely in the minds of the characters. principals (style is largely determined by time and budget constraints).

Production on a filming ending for the series began in 1997, with Gainax premiering Death and Rebirth. The first part, Death, was a very condensed reimagining and remake of the TV series. The second part, Rebirth, was originally planned as a complete ending, but could not be completed (due to budget and time constraints). The project was completed by the end of the year and published as The end of Evangelion.

The IS “Episode 25′: Air“, uses the original script intended for the 25th episode of the original series and makes up about two-thirds of the previous film, reborn. The end of Evangelion after that came the second part of it Evangelion Revivalcombination of Death(real)¬≤ Y The end of Evangelion.

The ambiguous and unclear meaning of the end of the television series left many viewers and critics confused and dissatisfied. The last two episodes were arguably the most controversial parts of an already controversial series and were widely regarded as flawed and incomplete. However, Hideaki Ann and assistant director Kazuya Tsurumaki they protected the artistic integrity of the ending.

It is a common belief that Hideaki Ann I think The end of Evangelion as a form of revenge against the followers of Neon Genesis Evangelion unhappy with the current ending of the TV series. Indeed, The end of Evangelion it is closer to the original concept of the series finale, which was changed for budget and censorship issues. It is also a common belief that the “death threats” that appear on the screen i The end of Evangelion until the end of the TV series, when in fact, the death threats shown on the screen were at least, in relation to the end of the Evangelion death and rebirth. In fact, most of the “death threats” were letters of recommendation and encouragement.

Only two can truly be considered “death threats,” and only one can be considered “hate mail.” In an interview on the Tokyo International Film Festival, Anno revealed that there were legal reasons that prevented them from actually using the fan, so the team actually wrote the post. The “hate mail” letters were written by an old friend of Anno’s.

Summary of The End of Evangelion

Shinji Ikari is left in an emotional coma after the death of a dear friend. With his son mentally incapable of piloting the humanoid robot Evangelion Unit-01, NERV Gendou Ikari competes with the shadowy organization SEELE to see who can execute their ultimate plan first. SEELE wants to create divine beings by merging their own souls into an Evangelion unit, while Gendou wants to turn all of humanity into a primordial being so he can reunite with Yui, his late wife. SEELE unleashes its military forces in a deadly invasion of NERV headquarters.

As SEELE forces destroy NERV scientists and security personnel, Asuka Langley pilots Souryuu Evangelion Unit-02 in a last desperate stand against SEELE’s heavier weaponry. The battle continues, and a depressed Shinji hides in the depths of NERV headquarters. With the fate of the world in Shinji’s hands, Captain Misato Katsuragi pursues the teenager as society crumbles around her.



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