Platinum Booklets – Neon Genesis Evangelion

Originated from (5/9/13)


Neon Genesis Evangelion is a TV animation series that was aired from October, Heisei 7 to March, Heisei 8 (Oct. ’95 – Mar. ’96). The planning, original story, and production were handled by GAINAX, who had previously worked on such shows as Wings of Honneamise and Nadia: The Secret of Blue Water. From the planning stages, Hideaki Anno, a representative creator of GAINAX, was at the heart of the production work and his individuality colors every aspect of the show. Fascinating characters, a captivating sci-fi premise, dynamic battle scenes, and super-high density of information that incorporates Christianity and psychoanalysis. Each of those elements surpassed the realm of all anime that had come before it and made it a work worthy of the title “New Century (Neon Genesis).”

From back when it was airing on TV, Neon Genesis Evangelion had the ardent support of fans and its popularity boomed even after it finished its run. Its influence was not limited to anime fans but also spread to the general populace, and it was even called the third impact, following Space Battleship Yamato and Mobile Suit Gundam. At the height of the Eva boom in Heisei 10 (1998), the theatrical Death and Rebirth and The End of Evangelion were released. The theatrical releases were created as a separate version of the climax depicted In the TV series. This DVD series will include the 26 television episodes. Every episode has had painstaking renewal work done to the audio and video, and all of them will have newly created 5.1 surround sound audio.