with Eva 3.0 just releasing last november, japanese retailer sites have begun opening preorders for the third evangelion film. the retailers list the date of 4/24 as the release date for both blu-ray and DVD.
Both the Blu-ray and the DVD will contain the 95-minute feature itself and the 10-minute, 7-second "Kyoshinhei Tokyo ni Arawaru" (Giant God Warrior Appears in Tokyo) short.
The Blu-ray will have the Japanese soundtrack in Linear PCM 5.1ch and Linear PCM 2.0ch, while the DVD will have the Japanese soundtack in Dolby Digital/5.1ch and Dolby Digital/2.0 Surround. (The extras on the Blu-ray and DVD will be in Linear PCM 2.0ch and Dolby Digital/2.0 Surround, respectively.) Both versions will have Japanese subtitles.
King Records will offer the Blu-ray for 6,090 yen (about US$66) at retail, while the DVD version will retail for 5,985 yen (US$65). Each will come in Digipak packaging with a special box and a booklet. The first copies of each will also bundle an original soundtrack CD with Hikaru Utada's theme song "Sakura Nagashi."