The Japanese forged of Neon Genesis Evangelion, most of whom have been with the collection since its 1995 debut, addressed the franchise’s followers in a collection of messages which have been posted on-line following the worldwide debut of the collection’ grand finale, Evangelion 3.0+1.01: Thrice Upon A Time.
The messages have been printed on the Japanese Amazon Prime Video Twitter account. The primary and longest of the messages was from Megumi Ogata, a voice actor whose profession spans three many years on exhibits corresponding to Sailor Moon and Yu Yu Hakusho, and who’s finest identified for her efficiency because the collection’ central protagonist Shinji Ikari. “I am truly happy to finally present the final story of Evangelion to all of you,” Ogata wrote, including, “My sincere gratitude to all the people involved and the long-awaited Eva fans around the world.” Ogata mentioned how the collection has developed and expressed her hope that Shinji’s story will probably be inspiring for viewers, saying “The latest animation technology is utilized, yet the theme remains simple and universal – an ordinary 14-year old boy falls and stumbles over, but manages to move forward with help from people around him… It’s a very Japanese film, but I believe that this work goes beyond the borders. When Shinji rises to stand up, you may feel joy and see a light of hope. But in the process, you might experience pain with him. Hopefully you can enjoy the process as an exciting experience for yourself.”
— Amazon Prime Video（プライムビデオ） (@PrimeVideo_JP) August 14, 2021
Megumi Hayashibara, who performs Rei within the collection and has had an equally storied profession on different exhibits corresponding to Cowboy Bebop, Slayers and Pokemon, additionally launched an announcement. “No one could have imagined that Evangelion would launch worldwide when the TV series Neon Genesis Evangelion started in Japan 26 years ago,” Hayashibara stated. “Please experience what Evangelion means to you, regardless of borders and language.”
True to character, Yuko Miyamura, who voices the fiery Asuka, delivered a fast and terse message. “If you are going to pause the movie to go to the bathroom– what kind of idiot are you?! Go to the bathroom before you start watching!,” the voice actor joked earlier than including, “I am also very happy that we can enjoy watching Evangelion 3.0+1.01: Thrice Upon A Time at home!”
Maaya Uchida, who joined the collection with the second movie within the Rebuild of Evangelion collection and fills the position of the enigmatic Mari Illustrious Makinami, delivered a brief message, as soon as once more refusing to disclose any of the secrets and techniques in regards to the still-mysterious character. “I feel incredibly honored to join the globally beloved Evangelion series as a voice actress,” Uchida said merely.
Kotono Mitsuishi, who performed the position of everybody’s favourite millenial Misato Katsuragi, expressed her gratitude to the collection and its creator, Hideaki Anno. “Each second of dubbing this movie was precious to me,” Mitsuishi stated. “I am grateful to director Hideaki Anno for creating the best scenes for Misato Katsuragi.”
Amazon additionally posted messages from Yuriko Yamaguchi, who performed Ritsuko Akagi, and Akira Ishida, who performed the position of Kaworu Ishida on its Twitter. These statements, in addition to the complete messages from the beforehand talked about forged, may be learn here.
Evangelion 3.0+1.01: Thrice Upon A Time is now out there for streaming on Amazon Prime Video. The earlier three movies within the Rebuild of Evangelion collection are additionally streaming on the service. The unique 1995 Neon Genesis Evangelion TV collection, in addition to its two follow-up films, are all out there for streaming on Netflix in North America. The unique collection is scheduled to be re-released on DVD and Blu-ray someday earlier than the tip of 2021 by distributor GKIDS.