After many delays, the upcoming Eureka Seven Hi Evolution series finale reveals a new promotional image, trailer, and final release date.
The latest film from studio BONES ‘ Eureka Seven: Hi evolution The series has revealed a new trailer, promotional image, and its release date.
Entitled EUREKA: Eureka Seven Hi Evolution, the new film will serve as the finale to the Hi Evolution film series that started in 2017. Similar to Reconstruction of Evangelion movies, the Hi Evolution the series serves as both a reboot and a continuation of the 2005 original Eureka Seven animated series, but with a slightly darker and more grounded tone. The second film in the series, ANEMONE, was released in 2018, and EUREKA was originally slated to debut shortly thereafter in 2019. However, the release of EUREKA was delayed for two years in early 2021 for unspecified reasons, and then again delayed for a few months due to the current increase in COVID-19 cases facing Japan. The film will now be released in Japan on November 26, while details of an international release have yet to be announced.
SPOILERS FOR EUREKA SEVEN HI EVOLUTION FOLLOW:
The new film picks up immediately after the events of ANEMONE film, the “real world” having merged with the virtual world created by the alien entity known as Scub Coral. An older Eureka, now unable to use her special powers and communicate with the Scub Coral, now works for the military as an ordinary human. As tensions rise between real-world dwellers and virtual-world displaced people, Eureka is tasked with protecting Iris, a young girl who looks a lot like herself and who also possesses the power to control the Scub Coral. .
Unlike the original series, EUREKA is not written by veteran anime writer Dai Sato, the film’s screenplay was instead written by Mobile Suit Gundam SEEDby Yuuichi Nomura and director Tomoki Kyoda. evangelizationYutaka Izubuchi designed a new form of the series’ flagship mecha, the Nirvash, for the film. Many voice actors from the original Eureka Seven animated series, as well as its 2012 sequel series Eureka Seven AO, will return to resume their roles. Studio BONES, which has been involved in the franchise from the start, will return to handle the animation of the film.
While the Eureka Seven franchise never reached the widespread popularity of Mobile Suit Gundam or the universal acclaim of Neon Genesis Evangelion, it developed a dedicated cult thanks to its unique blend of traditional mecha anime with influences from the 1960s counterculture and the New Wave music movement of the 1980s. The original animated series won several awards at the International Fair from the Tokyo anime in 2006 and has since spawned several manga adaptations and a video game trilogy.
The original Eureka Seven the anime is now available to stream on Funimation. The two previous films of the Hi Evolution are available on DVD, Blu-ray and digitally on demand from Funimation.
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