Evangelion 3.0+1.0 Thrice Upon a Time was supposed to have been released by now. With a previously-scheduled release date of June 27th, the Rebuild of Evangelion movie series was supposed to have come to an end with the release of that film, but it was just one of many that were impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. Several fashion collaborations and tie-in merchandise has been released to please fans in the meantime, and at least in Japan, fans can now relive the first three movies of the Rebuild of Evangelion series and more following the news that all the soundtracks for the films have been released on Apple Music and Spotify.
While fans around the world have been able to listen to the soundtrack to the original Neon Genesis Evangelion TV series as well as the Shiro Sagisu Music from Evangelion 1.0: You Are (Not) Alone soundtrack, the first Rebuild of Evangelion film, on Apple Music and Spotify, this news means that all other unreleased Evangelion soundtracks related directly to the movies and series have been added to the services. This includes:
- Evangelion 1.0: You Are (Not) Alone Original Soundtrack (this differs from Shiro Sagisu soundtrack by featuring insert and unused songs as well as the songs from the Shiro Sagisu soundtrack edited to film length
- Shiro Sagisu Music from Evangelion 2.0: You Can (Not) Advance
- Evangelion 2.0: You Can (Not) Advance Original Soundtrack
- Shiro Sagisu Music from Evangelion 3.0: You Can (Not) Redo
- Evangelion 3.0: You Can (Not) Redo Original Soundtrack
- NEON GENESIS EVANGELION SOUNDTRACK 25th ANNIVERSARY BOX
- EVANGELION FINALLY
In total, the addition of all of these soundtracks to streaming services means that a total of over 200 songs from the Evangelion series are now available for streaming in Japan. Although news regarding whether these soundtracks will be made available on streaming outside of Japan is still unknown, this release in Japan does give hope that international streaming services will receive these soundtracks in the near future. More Evangelion music to listen to while I work can’t be a bad thing, right?