Evangelion Gets New Japanese Blu-ray, DVD Boxes
posted on by Sarah Nelkin
Studio Khara announced on Monday that the 1995 television anime series Neon Genesis Evangelion (Shinseiki Evangelion) will ship in Japan in new Blu-ray Disc and DVD sets next summer.
The HD-remastered Neon Genesis Evangelion Blu-ray box will contain all 26 episodes of the original television anime, as well as the video format version of episodes 21-24. The set will also contain the films Evangelion: Death & Rebirth (including the first Japanese home video release of this version of the Death portion), The End of Evangelion, as well as Revival of Evangelion (with Death (True) 2 and the two halves of The End of Evangelion).
The Archives of Evangelion DVD box will contain all 26 episodes of the television series in the anime's original broadcast version. This will be the first time this version of the series has been released on DVD in Japan. The set will also contain Evangelion: Death (True) & Rebirth, as it aired on television. (This will be the first Japanese home video release of this version of the Death (True) portion.)
The release date, price, and extra features will be announced at a later time.
The original Neon Genesis Evangelion anime broadcasted from 1995 to 1996. Since then, the series has spawned multiple films, including a series of new films beginning in 2007.