Evangelion: 3.0 + 1.0 Thrice Upon a Time, the fourth and final film in the Rebuild of Evangelion series, is making a lot of money in Japanese theaters.
Evangelion: 3.0 + 1.0 three times once, the fourth and last film by Hideaki Anno Reconstruction of Evangelion series, is topping the Japanese box office in its first week in theaters, earning ¥ 3.3 billion (about $ 30.6 million) from 2.2 million tickets across 466 theaters since its release on March 8.
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About $ 3.4 million of the film’s first week gross revenue came from 38 IMAX theaters. Evangelion: 3.0 + 1.0 is surpassed only by the record Demon Slayer – Kimetsu no Yaiba – The Movie: Mugen Train for the record for the highest grossing IMAX opening week of a Japanese film. It broke the record for the highest-grossing opening day on Japanese IMAX screens, grossing $ 740,000.
This week-long box office totals over 3.3 billion yen (about $ 18.7 million) gross for Evangelion: 1.0 You are (not) aloneand bigger than the first weeks for Evangelion: 2.0 You Can (Can’t) Advance (about $ 10.2 million, leading to a total of $ 40.3 million) and Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo (about $ 28.8 million, bringing the total to $ 59.9 million).
Evangelion: 3.0 + 1.0 comes nine years after the previous one Rebuild film; faced multiple production delays and release date changes as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s supposed to be a definite ending for him Neon Genesis Evangelion franchise, which began with a 26-episode television anime in 1995. International release plans have yet to be announced.
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