This December, GKIDS is partnering with Fathom for unique showings of the Evangelion: 3.0+1.01 Thrice Upon a Time, the franchise’s historic finale.
Evangelion 3.0+1.01 Thrice Upon a Time, the ultimate installment of Hideaki Anno’s Rebuild of Evangelion movie sequence, is coming to theaters in North America this December.
Rebuild of Evangelion is an up to date remake and continuation of Anno’s beloved 1995 sequence, Neon Genesis Evangelion. GKIDS introduced earlier this 12 months that it had acquired the rights to the Rebuild finale Thrice Upon a Time, and would launch the film in theaters earlier than the top of 2022. Now, GKIDS has introduced that it’s teaming up with Fathom Events for unique screenings of the movie, which will probably be held on Dec. 6, 8 and 11, solely. Tickets for the screenings will change into out there beginning Nov. 2.
Thrice Upon a Time was initially launched in theaters throughout Japan in 2021. Upon its launch, the movie was a essential and monetary success, incomes over 10.28 billion yen (about $85 million) on the field workplace and turning into Japan’s highest-grossing movie of the 12 months. Although the Rebuild of Evangelion movie sequence is out there to observe digitally, GKIDS’ theatrical launch will mark the primary time Thrice Upon a Time will probably be out there in North American theaters.
The story of Evangelion revolves round a 14-year-old boy named Shinji Ikari, who’s sooner or later summoned to town of Neo Tokyo-3 by his father, who he has been separated from for years. Once there, Shinji unwillingly accepts the accountability of piloting an enormous mech named EVA01 to defend humanity from enigmatic invaders generally known as “angels.” Aided by fellow pilots Rei Ayanami and Asuka Langley Soryu, Shinji works collectively together with his father’s group NERV to not solely combat the angels, but additionally to uncover the mysteries surrounding their existence.
GKIDS is an animation distribution firm that handles the North American distribution of many well-known animated works, together with the Studio Ghibli library of movies. To date, the corporate has scored a powerful 12 Oscar nominations, beginning with The Secret of Kells in 2010. In 2021, GKIDS launched the unique 26-episode Neon Genesis Evangelion tv sequence and the movies Evangelion: Death (True)2 and The End of Evangelion on Blu-ray and digital download-to-own for the primary time in North America. The firm additionally handles distribution for Hideaki Anno’s 1990 anime sequence, Nadia: The Secret of Blue Water.
The total Rebuild of Evangelion movie sequence, together with Thrice Upon a Time, is out there on Prime Video. The authentic Neon Genesis Evangelion sequence is out there to stream on Netflix.