Evangelion: 1.0 You Are (Not) Alone

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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
English: Evangelion: 1.0 You Are (Not) Alone
German: Evangelion: 1.11 You Are (Not) Alone.
Spanish: Evangelion: 1.11 You Are (Not) Alone
French: Evangelion: 1.11 You Are (Not) Alone
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Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Sep 1, 2007
Licensors: Funimation
Studios: Khara
Source: Original
Genres: ActionAction, DramaDrama, Sci-FiSci-Fi
Themes: MechaMecha, PsychologicalPsychological
Duration: 1 hr. 41 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 8.011 (scored by 306637306,637 users)
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Ranked: #5612
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Popularity: #368
Members: 498,355
Favorites: 1,696

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In a post-apocalyptic world, the last remaining human settlement in Japan is the heavily fortified city of Tokyo-3. Fourteen-year-old Shinji Ikari is brought to the headquarters of NERV, an underground organization lead by his estranged father, Gendou. He requests that Shinji become a pilot of an "Evangelion," a colossal android built to fight against monstrous and destructive alien creatures known as "Angels" that wreak havoc on the planet and threaten the survival of the remaining human race.

Although initially reluctant, Shinji is swayed by the idea of reconciling with his father, and agrees to aid in mankind's perilous endeavor against its alien threat, as the pilot of Evangelion Unit-01. Thrust into the midst of a dangerous battlefield, Shinji must find the necessary courage and resolve to face against the Angels' incursions before it is too late.

[Written by MAL Rewrite]


1.01: An additional 266 enhancements from 1.0.
1.11: 2 minutes longer than 1.0 and 1.01 and created by processing the master digital data instead of the 35mm film.

In 2007, the film was awarded the DCAJ Chairperson Award during the 22nd Digital Contents Grand Prix. In 2008, the film won the Tokyo International Anime Fair award for anime of the year (with Hideaki Anno receiving the best director award for it), the Toukaimura Genpachi Award at the 7th Annual Japanese Otaku Awards and the Theatrical Film Award at the 13th Animation Kobe Awards.

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Characters & Voice Actors


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


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"Beautiful World" by Utada Hikaru

Aug 7, 2008
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 ...
May 3, 2010
Seeing as how I am a fanboy of the original series of Neon Genesis Evangelion, you will have to take everything I say with a grain of salt. That said, it is pretty much inevitable that everyone watching this is already a fan of Evangelion anyway. So let's begin by making this clear: This is not Evangelion. It may look like Evangelion, it may claim to be Evangelion, but it isn't.

The movie covers episodes 1 through 6, beginning in much the same way as the series did, and ending with the 5th Angel's attack. We see much of the scenes faithfully recreated, up until Misato ...
Aug 19, 2009
[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 ...

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