The Next Evangelion Movie Will Be Out In 2020

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Screenshot: Evangelion

The years-in-the-making Evangelion: 3.0+1.0 finally has a release year. The movie is slated for 2020 in Japan.

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Currently, the movie does not have an international release date.

The release date was announced during movie previews starting today, including the previews before Mamoru Hosoda’s new feature Mirai of the Future.

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Here is some artwork for the eagerly awaited anime.

Evangelion: 3.0+1.0 is slated to the fourth and last entry in the Rebuild of Evangelion series. Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo, the third entry, was released in 2012.

The upcoming entry was supposed to be out sooner, but Evangelion creator Hideaki Anno got busy with his live-action Godzilla movie—something for which he apologized.


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Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored six books, including most recently, The Japanese Sake Bible.

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DISCUSSION

As someone who bought all the other blurays day 1, I’ve been waiting forever for this. On the one hand, I was starting to lose hope that it would ever release...On the other, given how slow 3.0 was localized for the US, I’m not getting my hopes up on 2020 for an American release. But it’s something.