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?
Under constant attack by Angels, NERV introduces two new pilots: the mysterious Makinami Mari Illustrous and the intense Asuka Langley Shikinami. Parallel to the incursion, Gendo Ikari and ... See full summary »
14 years have passed since the near third impact. Most of the world has changed except Shinji Ikari who awakens, unaged in a new and strange environment. Misato has formed a group that has ... See full summary »
After the defeat of the final Angel, Shinji Ikari falls into a deep depression. When SEELE orders the JSSDF to make a surprise attack on NERV's headquarters, Gendo Ikari retreats down into Terminal Dogma along with Rei Ayanami, where he begins to advance his own plans for the Human Instrumentality Project. Eventually, Shinji is pushed to the limits of his sanity as he is forced to decide the fate of humanity. Written by
The film was based on the scripts Gainax originally intended to use for episode 25 of the TV series, but were unable to due to budget and production problems, and TV Tokyo's refusal to allow the episode to be produced for television broadcast. The second half of the film builds upon the script to create an ending concurrent to the one shown in the TV series. See more »
A precaution one might want to take before viewing this is: if one
HASN'T seen the series they are NOT going to get this. And even if one
has seen the series they still might not get all of this, but that's
the beauty of Anno's masterpiece Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of
Evangelion. This alternate ending to the series was released after fans
complained about the series original ending. If you've seen the
original ending you already know that the actual "ending" analyzes the
characters Shinji, Rei, Asuka, and Misato. While episode 26 of the
original series is a complete fixation on Shinji, everything that
happens in that episode still happens to him in the last part of this.
Only his decision reverses. This shows a much more dramatic and
extended version of Episodes 25 and 26 however, and answers a lot of
the questions that were left at the end of the series and does a great
job generating new ones. If you're a fan of the original series then
this is a must see because it's way better than the original ending.
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