The official website for the Eureka Seven: Hi – Evolution project has begun streaming the first ten minutes of the second film in the trilogy – Anemone: Kōkyōshihen Eureka Seven Hi-Evolution (Anemone: Eureka Seven: Hi – Evolution). Set in Tokyo for the first time in the franchise, the story follows a girl named Anemone who lost her father in a incident that happened seven year prior to the film. She is a key part in the battle against the seventh Eureka – “Eureka Seven”, the entity that has killed 2.5 billion people. Driven to the brink, humanity places their hope in Anemone as she dives deeper into the interior of Eureka Seven.
The film debuted November 10 in Japan and ranked #9 in its opening weekend. Funimation will stream the movie in select theatres in January 2019. The final film in the series is planned for 2019 release. The film replaces voice actor Kouji Tsujitani with Keiji Fujiwara in the role of Dewey Novak, after the former’s recent passing on October 17. Tsujitani had voiced the character since the original 2005 series.