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Neon Genesis Evangelion: Death & Rebirth (1997)

Shin seiki Evangelion Gekijô-ban: Shito shinsei (original title)
Not Rated | | Animation, Action, Drama | 15 March 1997 (Japan)
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A recap of the first 24 episodes of Neon Genesis Evangelion, followed by a 30-minute continuation of the plot that would later form the first third of The End of Evangelion.

Directors:

Hideaki Anno, Masayuki | 1 more credit »

Writers:

Hideaki Anno (screenplay), Akio Satsukawa (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Megumi Ogata ... Shinji Ikari (voice)
Megumi Hayashibara ... Rei Ayanami / Yui Ikari / Pen Pen (voice)
Yûko Miyamura Yûko Miyamura ... Asuka Langley Sôryû (voice)
Kotono Mitsuishi ... Misato Katsuragi (voice)
Fumihiko Tachiki ... Gendô Ikari (voice)
Yuriko Yamaguchi Yuriko Yamaguchi ... Ritsuko Akagi (voice)
Kôichi Yamadera ... Ryôji Kaji (voice)
Tomokazu Seki ... Tôji Suzuhara (voice)
Motomu Kiyokawa Motomu Kiyokawa ... Kôzô Fuyutsuki (voice)
Miki Nagasawa Miki Nagasawa ... Maya Ibuki (voice)
Hiro Yûki Hiro Yûki ... Makoto Hyûga (voice)
Takehito Koyasu ... Shigeru Aoba (voice)
Tetsuya Iwanaga Tetsuya Iwanaga ... Kensuke Aida (voice)
Junko Iwao ... Hikari Horaki (voice)
Spike Spencer Spike Spencer ... Shinji Ikari (voice)
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Storyline

The Evangelion saga from TV is artfully recounted, with some additional scenes, in part one see: "Shin Seiki Evangelion" (1995) Part two starts immediately afterward, where the NERV organization has outlived its usefulness. The shadowy covenant of SEELE launches an all-out commando assault against the ill-defended headquarters. Asuka, semi-comatose, is placed in her EVA for safety, while Misato and company struggle to find Shinji and Rei before they're assasinated by SEELE's forces. Written by SpaceToast

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Welcome to the Apocalypse


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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

15 March 1997 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Neon Genesis Evangelion: Death & Rebirth See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Death and Rebirth is divided into 2 segments. Death consists of clips from the main series while Rebirth is the first half hour of The End of Evangelion. See more »

Quotes

Misato Katsuragi: Shinji, this is your home now.
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Crazy Credits

After the credits for "Death", there is a short scene of Shinji walking silently out of the recital room with his cello followed by a loud slamming sound as the Japanese text "zoku-geki" ("the movie continues") appears on the screen. A four-and-a-half-minute intermission follows, preceding the "Rebirth" segment. See more »

Alternate Versions

For the Netflix release of this film, it was re-edited and re-titled to Evangelion: Death (True)². This version of the film only runs for 1 hour and 9 minutes, with significant cuts made to the film. See more »

Connections

Followed by Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion (1997) See more »

Soundtracks

Tamashii no Rufuran
(The Soul's Refrain)
Ending theme ("Rebirth" segment)
Performed by Youko Takahashi
Music and arrangement by Toshiyuki Oomori
Lyrics by Neko Oikawa
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Best movie of all time for the best show of all time
31 January 2001 | by DirectSee all my reviews

This movie changed my life. It really did. It truly completes the series and takes you even deeper into the characters than ever before. This movie is just... wow. I feel as though my life is complete because of it.


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