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Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End Of Evangelion
Genre: Animé

Reviewed In Issue 68 (Jan 2003) Of Widescreen Review®

The English Voice Talents Of Spike Spener, Amy Seely, Keith Burgess, Jason C. Lee, Allison Keith, Tom Booker, Tristan McAvery & Amanda Winn Lee

WSR Review Scores
WSR Picture Rating: 3
DD Sound Rating: 4
DTS Sound Rating: 4
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Critics' Composite Score: 4
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Special Features
Includes audio commentary with Amanda Winn Lee, Jason C. Lee and anime enthusiast Taliesin Jaffe.

 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): Manga Video
(Catalog Number): 4109-2
(MPAA Rating): Unrated
(Rating Reason):

Violence, language, brief nudity and mature situations
(Retail Price): $29.95
(DVD Type): Single Side, Dual Layer (DVD9)
(Widescreen Edition): Yes
(Full Screen Edition): No
(Anamorphic Widescreen): No
(Running Time In Minutes): 92
(Color Type): Color
(Chaptered/Scene Access): Yes
(Closed Captioned): No
(Regional Coding): 1
(Theatrical Year): 1997
(Theatrical Release): Yes
(Direct-To-Video Release): No
(DVD Release Date): 09/24/02
(THX® Digitally Mastered): No

 Credits Information

(Director): Ibusuki Taro
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  WSR Narrative Review
Story Synopsis:
The invasion of Central Dogma has commenced. In order to protect the Eva pilots from assassination, Major Misato desperately tries to persuade Shinji to join the fray, but his reluctance to do so leaves Asuka facing a secret organization alone. Old rivalries are resolved, and startling revelations are made as "The End Of Evangelion" approaches, but the ultimate fate of mankind rests within the delicate mind of Shinji Ikari. (Suzanne Hodges)

DVD Picture:
The non-anamorphic, slightly windowboxed 1.78:1 DVD looks similar to "Death & Rebirth." The anim

The 5.1 soundtracks with matrix back surround encoding are offered in Japanese and English Dolby