FUNimation Entertainment has announced during its New York Comic Con panel that it will screen Eureka: Eureka Seven: Hi – Evolution, the third and final film in the Eureka Seven: Hi – Evolution (Kōkyōshihen Eureka Seven Hi-Evolution) trilogy, in theaters in the United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand in 2022.
Eureka: Eureka Seven: Hi – Evolution will open in Japanese theaters on November 26, 2021. The film was originally scheduled to open in 2019, but was delayed to early Summer 2021, and then delayed again to November 26, 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic and its influence on the production schedule.
The third film’s story is set 10 years after the end of the previous film’s “Great Unification,” which brought the people from the virtual world inside the Scub Coral into the real world. The population of the world is now divided into the Green Earth, the people from the Scub Coral world; and the Blue Earth, the people of the real world. Their co-existence is far from peaceful, with many conflicts behind the scenes unfolding. Dewey Novak, the military leader of the Green Earth, decides to conduct terrorist attacks as a way to protect themselves.
Eureka, hated by the world as a symbol and origin of the world’s division, now works as a top military operative in the U.N. covert ops agency A.C.I.D., still fighting to protect a fragile peace as a form of atonement. Her special mission is to protect Iris, a “new Eureka,” born from the Scub Coral like her, and wielding her old ability to manipulate it. While confrontational at first, they grow to understand each other’s loneliness. Eureka will have to push herself to the limit to keep both Iris and the world safe.