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Evangerion shin gekijôban: Jo (2007)

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The fate of the world is threatened by seemingly monstrous entities known as Angels. NERV is an organisation set up to counter this threat and it is up to young pilots to protect Earth but exactly what are the real motives behind NERV?

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Shinji Ikari (voice)
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Rei Ayanami / Yui Ikari / Pen Pen (voice)
Kotono Mitsuishi ...
Misato Katsuragi (voice)
Yuriko Yamaguchi ...
Ritsuko Akagi (voice)
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Kaworu Nagisa (voice)
Fumihiko Tachiki ...
Gendô Ikari (voice)
Motomu Kiyokawa ...
Kozo Fuyutsuki (voice)
Miki Nagasawa ...
Maya Ibuki (voice)
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Shigeru Aoba (voice)
Hiro Yûki ...
Makoto Hyuga (voice) (as Hiro Yuki)
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Toji Suzuhara (voice)
Tetsuya Iwanaga ...
Kensuke Aida (voice)
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Hikari Horaki (voice)
Mugihito ...
Kiel Lorenz (voice)
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The fate of the world is threatened by seemingly monstrous entities known as Angels. NERV is an organisation set up to counter this threat and it is up to young pilots to protect Earth but exactly what are the real motives behind NERV?

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Rated PG-13 for action violence and some nudity | See all certifications »

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Neon Gensis: Evangelion 1.01 You Are (Not) Alone  »

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Opening Weekend:

JPY 280,143,625 (Japan), 2 September 2007, Limited Release

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,579, 3 July 2009, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$107,797, 6 November 2009
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As an April Fools joke for 2009, USA and Canada distributor FUNimation Entertainment released a bogus but well known cast list for the main characters, in the vein of the success of the Hollywood cast in Afro Samurai: Resurrection (2009). It included Shia LaBeouf as Shinji Ikari, Lindsay Lohan as Rei Ayanami, Miley Cyrus as Asuka Langley Sohryu, Angelina Jolie as Misato Katsuragi, Samuel L. Jackson as Gendou Ikari, and Sean Penn as Pen Pen. See more »

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Evangelion 1.11 Review
21 March 2012 | by See all my reviews

Evangelion 1.11 is basically a retelling of the Neon Genesis Evangelion TV series ep1-6 with very few deviations from the original. Of course, this is a decade newer with a much larger budget, so the animation quality itself is vastly superior, spectacular by every sense of the word. If I have any complaints they are that this new version simplifies the characters and their faults (in my opinion, the crowning achievement of the original show) and instead focuses more on action and intense battle scenes. However, this directorial decision also makes the whole thing more streamlined and accessible for the average anime fan. Finally, the English dub of this film is fantastic, practically as good as the original Japanese audio and that's saying something!

Suggested rating: PG-13 for violence and brief nudity


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