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Neon Genesis Evangelion - Platinum Collection 4

4.4 out of 5 stars 32 customer reviews

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Betrayals and revelations erupt across NERV when Unit 01 falls prey to a terrifying new Angel. Swallowed by a living shadow, Shinji's mind begins to collapse as bizarre hallucinations assault his sanity…or are these visions glimpses of the true reality?

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  • Actors: Megumi Ogata, Megumi Hayashibara, Kotono Mitsuishi, Spike Spencer, Allison Keith
  • Directors: Hiroyuki Ishidô, Kazuya Tsurumaki, Keiichi Sugiyama, Masahiko Ôtsuka, Masayuki
  • Format: Animated, Color, Dolby, NTSC
  • Language: English, Japanese
  • Subtitles: English
  • Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Rated:
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  • Studio: Section 23
  • DVD Release Date: December 28, 2004
  • Run Time: 24 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (32 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B00065GWHO
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #98,318 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)
  • Learn more about "Neon Genesis Evangelion - Platinum Collection 4" on IMDb

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Format: DVD
The fourth disc of Neon Genesis Evangelion marks a turning point in the series, although it may be one that's not immediately noticeable. From here on out the characters begin to lose control of their lives, surroundings and the world as the series speeds up to its conclusion in disc eight.
If disc number three marked the calm before the storm, disc four is the light, overcast sprinkle that hints at the coming hurricane. The first episode on the disc is much like those seen previously, but it's obvious that the characters' hopes of a proactive campaign against the Angels are slowly turning more defensive and desperate. The second episode highlights that even more as we see very little of Shinji, Asuka and Rei, but instead focus on a completely different Angel attack that leaves NERV only moments away from destruction.
The third episode (number 14 of 26), though, marks the real break with the first half of the series. The minimalist style of flahsbacks, on-screen text and slow addition (and subtraction) of questions about the series is a style that the director, Hideaki Anno, will use more and more frequently as the series progresses. While this episode may seem to be the typical 'midpoint-of-the-series' recap that so many other anime series have, it also marks a serious shift in focus, style and priority in the series (not to mention an increasingly dwindling budget on the part of the production studio).
Nonetheless, this disc is every bit as good as the three preceeding it, if not better. As the direction and tone of the series continue their curve into the frantic, the series truly begins to separate itself from virtually any other anime series ever made.
Technically, this disc is as minimal as its predecessors. The video and audio, though, remain first-rate.
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By Beowulf on October 12, 2001
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There is nothing else I can say. I've almost run out of things to say about this series, and this is only the 4th item of it I've reviewed. The series' power is beyond what any other anime series I've encountered has. Series like Gundam Wing and Robotech are good, but they don't grab you by the mind and affect your thoughts.
The DVD quality is just a great as others. As I always say, BUY IT!
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Platinum set - Contains Episodes 15-17

Episode 15 - A break from angel attacks allows for some humor and character development.
Episode 16 - An angel that's 3 nanometers thick pulls Shinji into another universe.
Episode 17 - Another lull in the attacks. NERV comes up with a way to operate an EVA unit without a pilot, by installing a "dummy plug" instead. An additional fourth pilot is chosen as well, for the new Eva Unit 03. We aren't told who it is, but it's strongly implied that it's ...

Most of the material in these 3 episodes isn't covered in Evangelion 2.22. Be careful when ordering these single discs to make sure you're getting the episodes you want. Hey Amazon! Collection 0:4 (episodes 12-14) isn't the same as the Platinum Collection 4 (episodes 15-17).

Extra features

Clean Opening and Closing Animation - the credit sequences minus the credits.
Commentary for Episode 15 - Tiffany Grant (Asuka) and Matt Greenfield (ADR Director)
Animatic for Episode 15
That Little Red-Haired Girl - Tiffany Grant shows off her Asuka merchandise collection.
6 previews of other anime series
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By A Customer on January 28, 2001
Format: DVD
At this point, Evangelion really starts to get going. First, a little bit of Misato's past is explained as well as some more fan service for her. The second episode has the three pilots testing in their EVAs with no clothes. But that only part B. Part A of the story is the Angel which is a virus threatening to take over the MAGI system. This episode also gives fan service to Ritsuko and her past as well. The last episode has Shinji and Rei testing in opposite EVAs, but to know prevail. The majority of the episode is mostly spent on recapping all that has happend thus far. Overall, these episodes will leave many wanting more and more. But I guess thats what makes Evangelion so great. It gives you a small taste and keeps you coming back for more. And if you think there isn't any reason to buy the DVD if you have VHS, your wrong. There is still the nicely dubbed versions of Spanish and French dialoge. The DVD will definetely contain Bios on Angel #10 and #11. This is also the turning point in Evangelion where everything starts getting shown. So if you are a new comer to EVA, you must see this volume. And how about ADV speed up they're releasing on this. Come on, the Evangelion movie comes out this summer. Lets hustle.
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Shinji is 14. After his mother's death and long separation from his father he is summonded to Tokyo 3. His father tells him he must pilot a giant humanoid robot to protect the world from the invading angels. The angels and the Evangelion that Shinji pilots both have a secret. They were both alternate possibilities of humanity in the when the world began. There are many dark secrets and conspiracies afoot behind the scenes. Shinji has some major psychological issues and they are compounded when he meets his fellow pilots Rei and Asuka. Evangelion is the story of Shinji, and his fight to save the world and find happiness.

This is a very deep anime. You could watch it over and over, but still find a different meaning every time. The story is very heavy. The emotions of each characters are explored in depth. It's an older series, but the animation, voice acting, and music are all top notch. It is a near perfect series. My only beef with it is the final episode. The final episode is pretty much a psych evaluation of the main characters. When I first saw this series, I hated it b/c of the ending. Since then they have released "Death and Rebirth", and "The End of Evangelion". They wrap everything up very nicely. Evangelion is incredible and you should check it out. I hope you enjoy it.
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