The landmark anime Evangelion evolves, reaching new heights of intensity in the new feature film, EVANGELION: 2.0 YOU CAN (NOT) ADVANCE. In an explosive new story full of brutal action and primal emotion, a group of young pilots maneuver their towering, cyborg Eva Units into combat against a deadly and disturbing enemy. In the battle to prevent the apocalyptic Third Impact, Shinji and Rei were forced to carry humanity's hopes on their shoulders. Now, as the onslaught of the bizarre, monstrous Angels escalates, they find their burden shared by two new Eva pilots: the fiery Asuka and the mysterious Mari. In this thrilling new experience for fans of giant robot action, the young pilots fight desperately to save mankind - and struggle to save themselves.
- Hideaki Anno
- Megumi Ogata, Megumi Hayashibara, Yuko Miyamura, Maaya Sakamoto, Kotono Mitsuishi, Yuriko Yamaguchi, Koichi Yamadera, Akira Ishida, Fumihiko Tachiki, Motomu Kiyokawa, Miki Nagasawa, Takehito Koyasu, Hiro Yuuki, Tomokazu Seki, Tetsuya Iwanaga, Junko Iwao, Mugihito
- Run Time
- 1 hour 49 minutes
It's strictly for the fans, who will furiously parse the changes in the narrative (including a new female pilot) and the nonsensical stew of philosophical and religious symbolism.Mike Hale, New York Times, 01.20.2011
For the most part, this is the kind of immersive fanboy experience that doesn't suffer wandering attention spans.Robert Abele, Los Angeles Times, 01.20.2011
Evangelion 2.0 will undoubtedly confound some viewers with its jam-packed narrative and jargon-heavy dialogue but the intricately designed, hyper-kinetic visuals more than compensate, especially when seen at the scale they deserve., Toronto Star, 01.13.2011