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Evangelion: 1.0 You Are (Not) Alone

Evangelion: 1.0 You Are (Not) Alone

Alternative Titles

English: Evangelion: 1.0 You Are (Not) Alone
Synonyms: Evangelion Shin Gekijouban: Jo, Rebuild of Evangelion: 1.0 You Are (Not) Alone, Evangelion: 1.01 You Are (Not) Alone, Evangelion: 1.11 You Are (Not) Alone
Japanese: ヱヴァンゲリヲン新劇場版:序

Information

Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Sep 1, 2007
Genres: Action, Mecha, Sci-Fi
Duration: 1 hr. 40 min.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)
L represents licensing company

Statistics

Score: 8.311 (scored by 77208 users)
Ranked: #2082
Popularity: #146
Members: 119,025
Favorites: 556
1 indicates a weighted score
2 based on the top anime page.

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drama mecha psychological sci-fi

Synopsis

After the second impact, all that remains of Japan is Tokyo-3, a city that's being attacked by giant creatures that seek to eradicate the human kind, called Angels. After not seeing his father for more than eight years, Shinji Ikari receives a phone call in which he is told to urgently come to the NERV Headquarters, an organization that deals with the destruction of the Angels through the use of giant mechs called Evas. Shinji's objective is to pilot the Eva Unit 01 while teaming up with the Eva Unit 00 pilot, Ayanami Rei.

Related Anime

Alternative version: Neon Genesis Evangelion
Sequel: Evangelion: 2.0 You Can (Not) Advance
Other: Peaceful Times (F02) Petit Film

Characters & Voice Actors

Ayanami, Rei
Ayanami, Rei
Main
Hayashibara, Megumi
Japanese
Hayashibara, Megumi
Palencia, Brina
English
Palencia, Brina
...
Ikari, Shinji
Ikari, Shinji
Main
Spencer, Spike
English
Spencer, Spike
Ogata, Megumi
Japanese
Ogata, Megumi
...
Katsuragi, Misato
Katsuragi, Misato
Main
Mitsuishi, Kotono
Japanese
Mitsuishi, Kotono
Keith, Allison
English
Keith, Allison
...
Pen Pen
Pen Pen
Supporting
Hayashibara, Megumi
Japanese
Hayashibara, Megumi
Rial, Monica
English
Rial, Monica
...

Staff

Cook, Justin
Producer
Masayuki
Director
Anno, Hideaki
Director, Script, Storyboard, Key Animation, Screenplay, Creator
Tsurumaki, Kazuya
Director, Storyboard, Key Animation



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Aug 19, 2009
Ni_Go_Zero_Ichi
[NOTE: Mild SPOILERS in this review]

I just got back from seeing Evangelion 1.0 in theaters, and it was some experience. Though I didn't end up bringing the boom box playing a ripped CD of Prince's 1999 (and a bloody shame that is, too) it was still a real treat. The crowd was bigger than I had anticipated - I wondered if I might actually have the theater to myself, this being such a niche release and all, but it turns out I was dead wrong. While I wouldn't say every row was packed - it wasn't exactly a Transformers crowd (though one guy did have read more
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Aug 7, 2008
EXEs
I'm assuming that you've already watched the original EVA series before watching the movie before reading this. If not, spoilers abound.

So yes, this is basically a retelling of the original Evangelion in movie mode, and it's the first of 4 movies. This first movie covers the first six episodes of the original series, therefore not exactly innovative or anything shockingly interesting about the story. However, they did remove most of Shinji's self-pitying/emo-ing/bitching moments, so it's definitely one improvement from the original series.

The art is simply fabulous. The original series already had excellent artwork for its generation, and they've managed to improve it. Introduction of read more
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Protagonists that are extremely self-conscious and weak that have to grow up and fight.

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Ending Theme

"Beautiful World" by Utada Hikaru

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