The latest box office revenue of the anime movie “Shin Evangelion Theatrical Version” (released on March 8) was announced on the 19th. The cumulative mobilization of 6.64 million people and the box office revenue of 10.15 billion yen exceeded the cumulative total of 133 days since the release—35th in the box office ranking (according to a box office survey). The movie will end on the 21st, except for some theaters.
On the first day of the release of “Eva” ice cream, the box office revenue was 82,774,200 yen, and the number of spectators was 538,623. This work was a big hit with 121.7%. In addition to significantly exceeding the final revenue of 5.3 billion yen for the previous work “Evangelion New Theatrical Version: Q” (released in 2012), the payment of “Shin Godzilla” (released in 2016) by Hideaki Anno was 8.25 billion yen. It is the highest record-breaking work of director Anno, such as breaking through the yen.
The “New Theatrical Version” series is a “rebuild” (reconstruction) of the TV series “Neon Genesis Evangelion” with new settings and stories added, and this work is “Evangelion New” released in 2007. This is a work following “Theatrical Version: Introduction,” “Evangelion New Theatrical Version: Destruction” released in 2009, and “Evangelion New Theatrical Version: Q” released in 2012, and will be the final edition.