Just recently, Hideaki Anno apologized for the delay of Evangelion’s Final Film, Evangelion: 3.0 +1.0, which is the fourth installment for the Rebuild of Evangelion. This film is a reboot of the original Neon Genesis Evangelion TV series.
During a press conference for the new Godzilla movie, Godzilla: Resurgence, an audience member asked Anno about the release of Evangelion: 3.0 +1.0. Anno made it official by saying, ?First of all, I would like to apologize. I have kept you waiting for the new Evangelion for a very, very long time. I am deeply sorry. To me, Evangelion is my soul; it is a work that scrapes off bits of my soul. The previous work, Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo, scraped me down until I wasn?t able to do anything anymore.? Anno says that he felt ?saved? by the opportunity to work on Godzilla: Resurgence, and goes on saying, ?Now I feel I can continue working on Evangelion.? (animenewsnetwork)
The teaser for Evangelion: 3.0 +1.0 showed an Eva, with the decals unit-02 and unit-08 on its helmet, fighting against enemies that looked like green Mark.06, near the fallen Black Moon. See the teaser here.
True enough, Anno was probably really preoccupied with Godzilla: Resurgence causing the delay of the final Eva film, as initially speculated in the news. Still, with no official updates about the release date of Evangelion’s Final Film, it is becoming more apparent that this might take another couple of years. As we all know, high quality animated films takes a very long time to make.
What do fans say about the Rebuild of Evangelion?
Rebuild is really worth watching. Even if you aren?t that into Evangelion, I strongly recommend watching The Rebuild of Evangelion. – Hannah Craig
If you?ve seen the Neon Genesis Evangelion TV series, it?s well worth seeing the Rebuild. ?- opinionatedanimereviews
Fans had mixed Reviews from IMDB:
Evangelion 3.0 You can (not) understand – Manuel
A pleasant surprise – elnachi1987
Disappointing, also made me lose respect for almost all of the Characters – Sabre_Wolf
An Interesting and Mind Boggling Experience (A True Work of Eva) – FloydCatalyst
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