The official Khara Twitter reported that the Evangelion 3.0+1.0 film revenue exceeded over 800 million yen on its opening day. The movie premiered in Japanese cinemas on March 8, 2021, and made a total of 827,742,000 yen (~US$7,600,000), selling 539,623 tickets. It means that it’s also the biggest opening in the franchise’s history! It made over 20% more than Evangelion 3.0 that aired in Japanese cinemas back in 2012. Evangelion 3.0+1.0 opened in 466 theaters, with IMAX, 4DX, MX4D, all available on opening day!
Also, you can check the Khara’s tweet about Evangelion 3.0+1.0 revenue exceeding 800 million Yen below:
You can also watch the latest promotional video for Evangelion 3.0+1.0: Thirce Upon a Time below:
In case you don’t know what is the Evangelion 3.0+1.0: Thirce Upon a Time about, you can read the synopsis below:
In a post-apocalyptic world, the last remaining human settlement in Japan is the heavily fortified city of Tokyo-3. Fourteen-year-old Shinji Ikari is brought to the headquarters of Nerv, an underground organization lead by his estranged father, Gendou. In addition, he requests that Shinji become a pilot of an “Evangelion” a colossal android. Said androids were built to fight against monstrous and destructive alien creatures known as “Angels” that wreak havoc on the planet and threaten the survival of the remaining human race.
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As you can see, even though the film got postponed, the premiere still was a huge success! Hikaru Utada’s theme song for the film also exceeded over 2 million views in just a day!
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Source: Oricon, Official Khara Twitter account