Release Date: July 3, 2009 (limited)
On DVD/VOD: November 17, 2009
PG-13 | Action/Adventure, Animation
There was no foreseeable warning before it happeneda catastrophe of unparalleled scale and magnitude overwhelmed the entire globe. This event, recorded in history as "The Second Impact," caused half the population of the Earth to perish and devastated the world. All that remains of Japan is Tokyo-3, a city that is now being attacked by giant creatures that seek to destroy mankind. These creatures are called Angels.
Fourteen year old Shinji Ikari is called to Tokyo-3 by his father who he hasn't seen in more than eight years. He is asked to come to the NERV headquarters to meet his father. His father reveals to him a gigantic humanoid weapons system that the special governmental agency has secretly developed to fight the Angels and then orders Shinji to pilot the giant artificial human Evangelion Unit One. With the fate of the world resting on his shoulders, how will the 14 year old boy Shinji fight? Wht is the truth behind "The Human Instrumentality Project," an operation somehow related to the "Second Impact"? And who is the true enemy? The Angels, NERV, the mysterious SEELE, or the demons held within the hearts of the people involved? Gendo Ikari, a man who holds many answers to these questions, watches silently and attentively as his son fights a desperate battle...
|Director:||Kazuya Tsurumaki, Masayuki|
|Cast:||Megumi Ogata, Kotono Mitsuishi, Yuriko Yamaguchi, Akira Ishida, Fumihiko Tachiki|