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Three Evangelion movies are streaming on YouTube for free this weekend

Amazon’s channel will stream the first three films in the Rebuild of Evangelion series in order, starting on Friday March 5

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Emma Steen
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As fans of the Evangelion series await the twice-delayed final instalment of the Rebuild of Evangelion franchise this month, Amazon has just announced it will be streaming the first three films in the lead up to the new release. 

Starting at 8pm JST on March 5, Amazon Prime Video Japan will stream ‘Evangelion: 1.0 You Are (Not) Alone’ in full on its YouTube channel for free. On the following day at the same time, the platform will stream the second instalment of the series, ‘Evangelion: 2.0 You Can (Not) Advance’. The second last instalment, ‘Evangelion 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo’, will be streamed from 9.45pm on March 7 (regional restrictions may apply). 

Each of the streams will be presented by a set of special guests and include some discussion time, so the videos will be slightly longer than the duration of the films themselves. You can see the full schedule and video links below: 

8pm to 10.30pm JST on March 5: ‘Evangelion: 1.0 You Are (Not) Alone’ 

8pm to 10.30pm JST on March 6: ‘Evangelion: 2.0 You Can (Not) Advance

9.45pm to 12.30am JST on March 7: ‘Evangelion 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo’ (includes the opening scene of ‘Evangelion: 3.0+1.0 Thrice Upon a Time’) 

Sunday night’s online event also features the opening 12 minutes of Hideaki Anno’s final film in the series, ‘Evangelion: 3.0+1.0 Thrice Upon a Time’. The stream is timed so that you’ll get your first look at the new movie at exactly midnight. The latest film, which was originally set to be released in June 2020, will finally come to theatres on March 8 after two coronavirus-related delays. 

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