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Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion -- Concurrent theatrical ending of the TV series "Shin Seiki Evangelion" (1995).

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Writers:
Hideaki Anno (screenplay) and
Amanda Winn Lee (english version)
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Tagline:
Wouldn't it be nice if everyone would just die? See more »
Plot:
Concurrent theatrical ending of the TV series "Shin Seiki Evangelion" (1995). Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)
Megumi Ogata ... Shinji Ikari (voice)
Megumi Hayashibara ... Rei Ayanami / Yui Ikari (voice)
Yûko Miyamura ... Asuka Langley Sôryû (voice)
Kotono Mitsuishi ... Misato Katsuragi (voice)
Yuriko Yamaguchi ... Ritsuko Akagi (voice)
Fumihiko Tachiki ... Gendô Ikari (voice)
Akira Ishida ... Kaworu Nagisa (voice)
Motomu Kiyokawa ... Kôzô Fuyutsuki (voice)
Mugihito ... Keel Lorentz (voice)
Takehito Koyasu ... Shigeru Aoba (voice)
Hiro Yuuki ... Makoto Hyûga (voice)
Miki Nagasawa ... Maya Ibuki (voice)

Spike Spencer ... Shinji Ikari (voice: English version)
Amanda Winn Lee ... Rei Ayanami / Yui Ikari (voice: English version) (as Amanda Winn)

Tiffany Grant ... Asuka Langley Sohryuu (voice: English version)
Allison Keith ... Misato Katsuragi (voice: English version)
Sue Ulu ... Ritsuko Akagi (voice: English version)
Tristan MacAvery ... Gendo Ikari (voice: English version)
Aaron Krohn ... Ryoji Kaji / Kaoru Nagisa (voice: English version)
Amy Seeley ... Maya Ibuki (voice: English version)
Laura Chapman ... Dr. Akagi (voice: English version)
Brett Weaver ... Toji (voice: English version)
Kurt Stoll ... Kensuke (voice: English version)

Kimberly Yates ... Hikari (voice: English version)
Tom Booker ... Keel Lorenz (voice: English version)
Keith Burgess ... Makoto Hyuga (voice: English version)
Riley Barber ... JSSDF Commander (voice: English version)
Jason Lee ... Shigeru Aoba (voice: English version)

Taliesin Jaffe ... JSSDF Soldier (voice: English version)
Michael Ross ... Professor Fuyutsuki (voice: English version)
Dave Wittenberg ... Seele (voice: English version)
Maria Kawamura ... Sohryu Kyouko Zeppelin
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Thomas Greene ... Additional Voices (voice: English version)
Ryan Paregien ... Additional Voices (voice: English version)
Traci Shannon ... Additional Voices (voice: English version)

Directed by
Hideaki Anno (segment "Magokoro o, kimi ni")
Kazuya Tsurumaki (segment "Air")
 
Writing credits
Hideaki Anno (screenplay)

Amanda Winn Lee  english version

Produced by
Margo Coughlin Zimmerman .... line producer (as Margo Coughlin)
Marvin Gleicher .... executive producer (english version)
Norio Ikeguchi .... executive producer
Mitsuhisa Ishikawa .... producer
Tsuguhiko Kadokawa .... executive producer
Tsuguhiko Kadokawa .... producer
Takuma Kuramasu .... executive producer
Jason Lee .... producer (english version)
Miyuki Nanri .... line producer
Amanda Winn Lee .... producer (english version)
Hiroyuki Yamaga .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Shirô Sagisu 
 
Cinematography by
Hisao Shirai 
 
Film Editing by
Sachiko Miki 
 
Art Direction by
Hiroshi Kato 
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Masayuki .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Hideaki Anno .... storyboard artist
Shinji Higuchi .... storyboard artist
Jun'ichi Satô .... storyboard artist (as Kiichi Hadame)
 
Sound Department
Jason Lee .... adr director
Hideyuki Tanaka .... sound director
Amanda Winn Lee .... adr director
 
Visual Effects by
Mitsuharu Haibara .... opticals
Masao Shibata .... opticals
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Tarou Ibusuki .... film director
Yoichi Kuroda .... assistant director of photography
Takahide Shibanushi .... assistant camera: live action
Rokuro Terada .... assistant camera: live action
 
Animation Department
Hideaki Anno .... animation director
Hideaki Anno .... animator
Naoya Furukawa .... assistant animation director
Takayuki Gorai .... animator
Takayuki Gotô .... animator
Shinya Hasegawa .... animator
Takashi Hashimoto .... animator
Masaaki Hino .... animation finisher
Keiko Hiraga .... animation finisher
Hisashi Hirai .... animator
Tadashi Hiramatsu .... animation director
Tadashi Hiramatsu .... animator
Takeshi Honda .... animator
Kazunobu Hoshi .... animator
Akemi Hosoya .... animation finisher
Hiroyuki Imaishi .... animator
Izumi Inomata .... animation finisher
Satoru Iriyoshi .... animator
Mitsuo Iso .... animator
Akihiko Isozaki .... animation finisher
Kohko Itoh .... animation finisher
Kanta Kamei .... animator
Toshio Kawaguchi .... animator
Makiko Kawahata .... animation finisher
Emiko Kimura .... animation finisher
Kôji Kitamura .... animation finisher
Harumi Kiyono .... animation finisher
Makoto Kogawa .... animation finisher
Makiko Kojima .... animation finisher
Chiyomi Koyama .... animation finisher
Mamoru Kurosawa .... animator
Masayuki .... animator
Shôichi Masuo .... animator
Ryou Miyata .... animation finisher
Manami Miyazaki .... animation finisher
Yûji Moriyama .... animator
Atsuko Nakajima .... animation finisher
Katsuichi Nakayama .... animator
Kimika Narita .... animation finisher
Eiko Nishi .... animation finisher
Takehiro Noda .... animator
Fujie Obara .... animation finisher
Nobutoshi Ogura .... animator
Yoshiyuki Sadamoto .... character designer
Yoshiyuki Sadamoto .... layout assistant
Akiko Sasaki .... animation finisher
Mamoru Sasaki .... animator
Jukki Shinoda .... animation finisher
Chie Shirakawa .... animation finisher
Katsuhiko Shirato .... animation finisher
Kôji Sugiura .... animator
Shunji Suzuki .... animation director
Hideki Takahashi .... animator
Chie Takaya .... animation finisher
Manabu Tanzawa .... animator
Kigen Tokura .... animator
Katsuyuki Tsubouchi .... animator
Hidenobu Watanabe .... animation finisher
Maiko Yamazaki .... animation finisher
Naoya Yoshida .... animator
Yô Yoshinari .... animator (as You Yoshinari)
Yô Yoshinari .... assistant animation director (as You Yoshinari)
 
Casting Department
Takeshi Ando .... casting coordinator
Masahiko Otsuka .... casting coordinator
Nobue Yoshinaga .... casting assistant
 
Editorial Department
Katsumi Ishiyama .... assistant editor
Chihiro Nakano .... assistant editor
Yôko Tsuru .... assistant editor
 
Other crew
Hideaki Anno .... executive director
Masayuki .... visual water artist
Haruki Nakayama .... production assistant
Amanda Winn Lee .... english adaptation
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Shin seiki Evangelion Gekijô-ban: Air/Magokoro wo, kimi ni" - Japan (original title)
"The End of Evangelion" - Japan (English title) (short title)
"The End of Evangelion: Episode 25': Love is Destructive/One More Final: I Need You" - Japan (English title)
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Runtime:
90 min
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Certification:
Australia:M | Canada:14A (Manitoba) | Canada:14A (Nova Scotia) | Canada:R (Ontario) | Canada:AA (Ontario) | Canada:13+ (Quebec) | Finland:K-18 | Finland:K-15 (original rating) | France:-12 | Germany:16 | Italy:VM14 (DVD rating) | Japan:R-15 | New Zealand:M | Singapore:NC-16 | South Korea:18 (cable rating) | UK:15 | USA:Not Rated
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Trivia:
One shot in the live-action sequence shows three women with their backs turned to the camera who are dressed exactly like the characters Rei, Asuka, and Misato.See more »
Quotes:
Shinji Ikari:No-one understands me.
Rei Ayanami:You never understood anything.
Shinji Ikari:I thought this was supposed to be a world without pain and without uncertainty.
Rei Ayanami:That's because you thought that everyone else felt the same as you do.
Shinji Ikari:You betrayed me! You betrayed my feelings!
Rei Ayanami:You misunderstood from the very beginning. You just believed what you wanted to believe.
Shinji Ikari:Nobody wants me, so they can all just die.
Rei Ayanami:Then what is your hand for?
Shinji Ikari:Nobody cares whether I live or die. Nothing will change... so they can all just die...
Rei Ayanami:Then what is your heart for?
[...]
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Soundtrack:
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3 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
Art direction can define a movie!, 10 July 2009
Author: redskindav from United States

" How Disgusting" the last line of the movie may be in the minds of must viewers who see this film. This being an alternate ending to the post modern epic TV series Neon Genesis Evangelion. But although many viewers will probably leave either the theaters or their living room confused and dumbfounded this film is a great alternate conclusion to the TV series. The thing that makes this movie perfect is the fact that although one may not understand the details and significant plot points in the movie one can just marvel at the art direction and stunningly beautiful backgrounds present throughout the film. I myself am confused on some points of the film and the series but that does not harden my outlook on this film. Many hardcore fans have the luxury of understanding the plot and connecting the significance of each character to one another. I am glad that Anno gave us an ending that most fans agree is better than the TV ending. I think this film is a treat for all viewers and is one of the best anime movies i have ever seen. Even if one has not seen the anime TV series before, one can just marvel at the spectacular visuals displayed throughout the film and more importantly knowing the plot of the film is just a treat that adds to the films perfection. Overall even though this film leaves us a lot of questions the opportunity to find those answers makes this film and this film experience a reward for film watchers everywhere.

Direction: 10/10 Art: 10/10 Acting: 10/10 Plot: 10/10 Sound: 10/10 Writing: 10/10 Overall: 10/10

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