The two version are due out in Japan on August 25th
Last December, plans were announced to release Neon Genesis Evangelion in an HD remastered Blu-ray box sets along with an Archives of Evangelion: Neon Genesis Evangelion Broadcast version DVD-box this summer, with original character designer Yoshiyuki Sadamoto providing art. This weekend, the release information was posted, listing that the two versions are due out in Japan on August 25th at 38,000 Yen for the Blu-rays and 18,000yen for the DVDs.
"Neon Genesis Evangelion" Blu-ray Box:
"Neon Genesis Evangelion" - HD Remastered
Combines episodes 1-26 and 21'-24'
Evangelion Death and Rebirth - HD master
- First time Death will be released on video
The End of Evangelion - HD master (can play with the Love and Pop extra after the film)
Revival of Evangelion - HD master
- Death(True)2/Love is Destructive/ONE MORE FINAL: I need you
The Evangelion BD-Box consists of 9 discs and a booklet in special packaging. The official runtime is 900 minutes plus bonus footage.
Bonus footage include image board collection, dubbing rush video, TV spots for the airing, textless OP/ED, Genesis 0:0 (both volumes), promotional videos/CMs, Episode 26 live action portion, TV series 30s preview, movie trailer/teasers, and dubbing scripts. Additionally there are the promotional videos edited by Masayuki for the OP/ED, Soul's Refrain, Thanatos, Armageddon, and Memories of Paradice.
Additionally, a 5.1 surround sound BGM collection of 22 tracks will be offered.
The details of the hardcover book are not disclosed. No English subtitles/audio are mentioned.
Archives of Evangelion: Neon Genesis Evangelion Broadcast version DVD-box
Neon Genesis Evangelion (On air version)
Episodes 1-26 as they aired on TV.
- First time released on video
Evangelion: Death (True) and Rebirth (TV broadcast version)
- First time Death(True) was released on video
おはようございます。新世紀エヴァンゲリオンBlu-ray BOX、発売日の決定です。西暦2015年8月26日、どうぞよろしくお願い致します。http://t.co/tnaXxgnZMR— evangelion_official (@evangelion_co) February 2, 2015
新世紀エヴァンゲリオンBlu-ray BOXは9枚組を予定、収録はおよそ900分。TVシリーズ全話のHDリマスターはもちろん、劇場版も収録します。また既発ソフトの映像特典なども全収録予定。Blu-rayソフトの決定版です。続報は追ってお知らせ致しますのでよろしくお願い致します。— evangelion_official (@evangelion_co) February 2, 2015
新世紀エヴァンゲリオン Blu-ray BOX ＆ 新世紀エヴァンゲリオン TV放映版 DVD BOX 西暦2015年８月26日（水）発売決定＆商品情報更新 http://t.co/fkiNA5W0Dx— 株式会社カラー (@khara_inc) February 2, 2015