Evangelion: 2.0 You Can (Not) Advance (ヱヴァンゲリヲン新劇場版: 破Evangerion Shin Gekijōban: Ha?, lit. "Evangelion New Theatrical Edition: Break") is a 2009 Japanese animated film directed by Kazuya Tsurumaki and Masayuki, and written by Hideaki Anno. It is the second of four films released in the Rebuild of Evangelion tetralogy based on the original anime series Neon Genesis Evangelion. It was produced and co-distributed by Hideaki Anno's Studio Khara.
To get some background on this new Quadrilogy called ‘The Rebuild of Evangelion” by HideakI Anno please read my review of Evangelion 1.11: You Are (Not) Alone. To make things short this new trilogy was conceived as a summary of the critically-acclaimed Japanese anime series “Neon Genesis Evangelion” boasting of retouched animation, re-mastered resolution and the promise of a more definitive ending to the “Evangelion” saga. “Evangelion 2.22: You Can (Not) … more
Tokyo is under attack by powerful mecha like beings called Angels. Conventional weapons are useless against the creatures durability and advanced weaponry. Mankind's only hope lies in the organization called NERV which is under Commander Gendo Ikari. The organization deploys into battle giant mechas of their own called EVAs. Mankind's hope to avoid total annihilation falls on the shoulders of a 14 year old boy named Shinji Ikari, who is very reluctant to fulfill his role. … more