The Neon Genesis Evangelion franchise is celebrating its 25th anniversary

On the official Twitter account for the franchise Neon Genesis Evangelion The official logo that the franchise will use to celebrate the twenty-fifth anniversary of its first broadcast on Japanese television, which will take place on October 4th, has been unveiled.

The original series premiered in Japan in October 1995 and contained 26 episodes written and directed by Hideaki anno in studies Gainax In collaboration with Tatsunoko production. On the other hand, the film Evangelion: 3.0 + 1.0: three timesThe premiere of the tetralogy of the new Evangelion project was planned for June 27 in Japan. However, due to the health situation in the country due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it was decided to postpone it indefinitely.

Furthermore, Netflix acquired the distribution license for the original series and films in the franchise with the exception of the rebuild project. The project's first three films were released in 2007, 2009 and 2012, respectively.

Neon Genesis Evangelion Synopsis

In 2015 the world is on the verge of destruction. Mankind's last hope rests in the hands of NERV, a specialized agency under the command of the United Nations, and their evangelions, giant robots capable of defeating the angels who herald the doom of the earth. Gendou Ikari, head of the organization, is looking for compatible pilots who can synchronize with the evangelions and develop their true potential.

A talented strategist, Misato Katsuragi, head of tactical operations, and Ritsuko Akagi, chief scientist, are helping with these defense efforts. For the first time in years, face-to-face with his father, the life of 14-year-old boy Shinji Ikari changes irreversibly when he is brought to the NERV facilities and discovers his heartbreaking fate: he has to become a pilot of the Evangelion-01 unit the fate of humanity in their hands.

Source: Official Twitter account

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