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Evangelion the Motion Picture was the tentative title for a cancelled live action adaptation of Neon Genesis Evangelion, a cult classic 1995-6 anime directed by Hideaki Anno and produced by Gainax with animation from Tatsunoko Productions.


The story would likely follow the original anime where fourteen-year-old Shinji Ikari as he became the reluctant pilot of a giant robot known as Evangelion. He battles monstrous Kaiju-like creatures known as Angels to prevent their destruction of humanity at the expense of his mental stability. But the rest is unknown.

Why It was cancelled?[]

  1. With ADV Films in significant trouble, financial backing became harder and harder to find. The project fell into limbo.
  2. Gainax Additionally, it has lost the rights to Evangelion to Studio Khara.


  1. the live action film is forever cancelled.
  2. evangelion remained an anime with its 2 films death and rebirth and EoE
  3. Rebuild of Evangelion was created as a reboot of the saga.