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Neon Genesis Evangelion: Death & Rebirth (1997)

Shin seiki Evangelion Gekijô-ban: Shito shinsei (original title)
Not Rated | | Animation, Action, Comedy | 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 ... 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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Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

15 March 1997 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Neon Genesis Evangelion: Death & Rebirth See more »

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Dolby

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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

A line of dialogue was added in the English version near the end of the film, during a shot showing a soldier firing a flamethrower into a room. Between the two bursts of flame, a soldier's voice can be heard saying "Hit 'em again!" See more »

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Follows Shin Seiki Evangerion (1995) See more »

Soundtracks

Suiten für Violoncello solo Nr. 1 G-dur (BWV 1007)
(Suite for Unaccompanied Cello No. 1 in G-major)
Music by Johann Sebastian Bach
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A Good Re-cap...if you've actually seen the series
14 March 2003 | by ryanbigmanSee all my reviews

The series itself is a true masterpiece, I spoiled it by watching "The End of Evagelion" first, do NOT do that. "Death & Rebirth" is a good re-cap if you've seen all but the last 2 eps. It's a bit back and fourth but overall it erases any confusion. Again, this series is beautiful, it's not just 'robots' fighting monsters it's SO much more...they are NOT robots... DO NOT pass this series up! It's an experience.


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