“Evangelion: 3.0+1.0 Thrice Upon a Time” (released on March 8, 2021) marked ¥ 8,282,298,700 and drew audiences totaling 5,423,475 people in 59 days. It surpassed 8.25 billion yen that “Shin Godzilla” released in 2016 marked, and became Anno’s highest-grossing film.

“Evangelion: 3.0+1.0 Thrice Upon a Time” is the fourth and final film in the “Rebuild of Evangelion” series released in 2007, following “Evangelion: 1.0 You Are (Not) Alone”, “Evangelion: 2.0 You Can (Not) Advance”, and “Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo”.
Even though it has received some delays due to concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic, it was released on March 8 by taking proper measures to prevent the spread. (In some areas, theaters are closed under a state of emergency.)