Amazon Previews New Evangelion Animated Film Dubs in Multilingual Trailer
Ahead of the release of all Rebuild of Evangelion movies on Amazon Prime Video tomorrow, including the most recent and “final” movie Evangelion 3.0 + 1.01: Once upon a time three times, the streaming service released a multilingual trailer showcasing new dubbing for the service. Attention, the the trailer contains spoilers for the final film.
Languages heard in the trailer include Japanese, French, German, Chinese, Castilian Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, Hindi, Korean, Latin American Spanish, Italian and finally English in the preview of Evangelion 3.0 + 1.01. Spike spencer back as Shinji saying “Goodbye, all Evangelions.”
Evangelion 3.0 + 1.0 finally opened in Japan after being delayed twice due to the coronavirus pandemic on March 8, breaking up franchise records on day one and possibly become the highest grossing film in the franchise in Japan in less than a month, then the the most profitable in the world in 35 days, and finally the 9th highest grossing animated film of all time in Japan. It’s the longest movie in the franchise (excluding compilations or special screenings). The film ended in Japan on July 21, grossing 10.22 billion yen ($ 91.84 million) at the Japanese box office for being the 35th highest grossing movie In the region.
An updated version of the film, Evangelion 3.0 + 1.01, was released in Japanese theaters on June 12. Evangelion 3.0 + 1.01: Once upon a time three times will air on Amazon Prime Video in 240 countries, including Japan, with English subtitles and dubbed from August 13.
Source: Amazon Prime Video Japan on YouTube
Daryl Harding is the Japan correspondent for Crunchyroll News. He also runs a YouTube channel on Japan called TheDoctorDazza, tweets at @DoctorDazza, and posts photos of his travels on Instagram.