Rina Endō plays the “new Eureka” Iris in the story setting 10 years later, in the film delayed due to COVID-19
The official website for the Eureka Seven franchise announced a new trailer. The trailer revealed the visuals, staff, cast, and November 26 opening date for the third and final film in the Eureka Seven: Hi – Evolution (Kōkyōshihen Eureka Seven Hi-Evolution) film trilogy on Tuesday.
New to the cast is Rina Endō, who plays the new character Iris, a creature born from the Scub Coral just like Eureka, and possesses the same powers to control the Scub Coral that Eureka once had. Eureka Thurston has lost her old abilities and is still an ordinary person serving in the army, responsible for protecting Iris.
The story of the third film is set 10 years after the end of the previous film “Great Reunification”, bringing people from the virtual world inside Scub Coral into the real world. The world’s population is now divided into Green Earth, people from the Scub Coral world; and Green Earth, people of the real world. Their coexistence is far from peaceful, with many difficulties behind the scenes unfolding. Dewey Novak, the military leader of the Green Earth, decides to launch terrorist attacks as a way to protect himself.
Eureka, hated by the world as a symbol and source of world division, now works as a top military special agent in the UN secret operations agency ACID, still fighting to protect defend a fragile peace as a form of atonement. Her special mission is to protect Iris, a “new Eureka”, born from the same Scub Coral as her, and use her old ability to manipulate it. While confronting at first, they gradually come to understand each other’s loneliness. Eureka will have to do her best to keep both Iris and the world safe.
Dai Sato is no longer writing the screenplay for the film, with director Tomoki Kyoda and screenwriter Yuuichi Nomura of Eureka Seven currently collaborating on the screenplay.
Some of the new casts feature voiceover characters from the EUREKA SEVEN AO anime or other Eureka Seven media, while most of the others are brand new characters. The new cast includes:
Bin Sasaki as Endō
Hiro Shimono as Sumner Sturgeon
Megumi Toyoguchi as Ruri Flame
Yoko Soumi as Misha Stravinskaya
Shin’ichirō Miki as Banks
Sayaka Senbongi as Red Two
Megumi Han as Chime
Asami Seto as Ex Tra
MAO as Kira Pomato
Yu Shimamura as La Tino Sueno
Sumire Morohoshi as La La Land
Kōichi Yamadera as Dewey Novak
Yutaka Izubuchi designed the Nirvash Z:
Shoji Kawamori designed Loveless:
The film was originally scheduled to hit theaters in 2019, but was delayed to early summer 2021, and then delayed again to late fall 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic and its effects. for production progress.
Music unit Hentai Shinshi Club and singer-songwriter kojikoji will perform the theme song “Eureka (feat. Kojikoji)” for the film.
The second film, Anemone: Kōkyōshihen Eureka Seven Hi-Evolution ( Anemone: Eureka Seven: Hi – Evolution ), opened in Japan in November 2018 and ranked 9th in its opening weekend.
The first film opened in September 2017, following its global premiere in Otakon in August 2017. In its first two days, the film grossed around 63 million yen (about US$561,137). Funimation screened the film in theaters in the United States in February 2018, with screenings in Japanese with English subtitles and English dubbing.