Neon Genesis Evangelion

The episodes of "Neon Genesis Evangelion" rated and ordered from greatest to least.

Numerical Rating Average for the show: 8.8/10
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Ratings for the new movies:

Evangelion 1.0: You are (Not) Alone- 8.5/10

Evangelion: 2.0 You Can (Not) Advance- 10/10
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1.
Neon Genesis Evangelion (1995 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
A despondent Shinji encounters a kind-hearted boy named Kaworu, who quickly becomes his close friend. However, Kaworu (selected earlier as the replacement pilot for EVA-02) is soon revealed to be the final Angel. This turn of events leaves Shinji with a cruel dilemma: saving humanity will mean he must kill his only true friend in the world. (24 mins.)
“ #24 The Final Messenger

10/10 ” - JohnSlash
 
2.
Neon Genesis Evangelion (1995 TV Series)
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His physical form absorbed by EVA-01, Shinji drifts through an introspective state, again contemplating his "mission" and role as a pilot. Meanwhile, Ritsuko and NERV desperately attempt to recover him. (24 mins.)
“ #20 Shape of Heart, Shape of Human

10/10 ” - JohnSlash
 
3.
Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Concurrent theatrical ending of the TV series "Shin Seiki Evangelion" (1995). (90 mins.)
“ -Alternate #25 Air(Ea)

9/10

-Alternate #26 My Purest Heart for You(Magokoro o, kimi ni)

9.5/10 ” - JohnSlash
 
4.
Neon Genesis Evangelion (1995 TV Series)
Episode: Rei III (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
When an Angel resembling a coil of light arrives, Rei and Shinji are sent to battle it, but the assimilating... (24 mins.)
“ #23 Tears

9.5/10 ” - JohnSlash
 
5.
Neon Genesis Evangelion (1995 TV Series)
Episode: Don't Be (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
Asuka, haunted by childhood memories of her mother's suicide and a notion that she "lost" to Shinji in the previous battle... (24 mins.)
“ #22 At Least, Be Human

9.5/10 ” - JohnSlash
 
6.
Neon Genesis Evangelion (1995 TV Series)
Episode: Splitting of the Breast (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  
A bizarre Angel possessing a spherical shadow in the air and a Dirac sea-type body on the ground absorbs Shinji and EVA-01... (24 mins.)
“ #16 In sickness unto death, and...

9.5/10 ” - JohnSlash
 
7.
Neon Genesis Evangelion (1995 TV Series)
Episode: Unfamiliar Ceiling (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
In the wake of the previous battle, Misato hastily decides to let Shinji have a room in her apartment... (24 mins.)
“ #2 An Unfamiliar Ceiling

9.5/10 ” - JohnSlash
 
8.
Neon Genesis Evangelion (1995 TV Series)
Episode: Rei II (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
A new Angel invades, striking a critical blow against Shinji. Taking the enemy's abilities into account... (24 mins.)
“ #6 Decisive Battle in Tokyo-III

9/10 ” - JohnSlash
 
9.
Neon Genesis Evangelion (1995 TV Series)
Episode: Rei, Beyond Her Heart (1995)
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Rei Ayanami, the pilot of Evangelion Unit 00, is scheduled to undergo another activation test following a horrible accident nearly a month earlier. Shinji makes attempts to understand Rei and her close relationship with his father. (24 mins.)
“ #5 Rei, Beyond the Heart

9/10 ” - JohnSlash
 
10.
Neon Genesis Evangelion (1995 TV Series)
Episode: Introjection (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.1/10 X  
Shinji, furious at his father for the orders given in the previous battle, resigns from NERV. But as an Angel lays waste to the Geo-Front and the other Evangelions, he begins to reconsider his hasty decision. (24 mins.)
“ #19 A Man's Battle

9/10 ” - JohnSlash
 
11.
Neon Genesis Evangelion (1995 TV Series)
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Shinji visits his mother's grave in the company of his father, and Misato reflects upon her bygone romance with Kaji. Soon afterward, Kaji and Misato discover a startling secret within NERV's Terminal Dogma. (24 mins.)
“ #15 Lies and Silence

9/10 ” - JohnSlash
 
12.
Neon Genesis Evangelion (1995 TV Series)
Episode: The Fourth Child (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
As EVA-04, the planned testbed for the S² engine, disappears under mysterious circumstances, NERV quickly... (24 mins.)
“ #17 The Fourth Child

9/10 ” - JohnSlash
 
13.
Neon Genesis Evangelion (1995 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Misato is promoted to the rank of Major, but she reveals her long-buried sentiments concerning her work at NERV. A massive Angel appears in Earth's stratosphere, and all three Evangelions are deployed to stop it. (24 mins.)
“ #12 The Value of Miracles

9/10 ” - JohnSlash
 
14.
Neon Genesis Evangelion (1995 TV Series)
Episode: A Transfer (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Shinji transfers into a new school within Tokyo-3, catching the fascination of his classmates - and igniting the ire of one student whose sister was injured in the EVA's last battle. Meanwhile, a second Angel makes its way into the city. (24 mins.)
“ #3 The Phone That Never Rings

9/10 ” - JohnSlash
 
15.
Neon Genesis Evangelion (1995 TV Series)
Episode: Hedgehog's Dilemma (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Frustrated by his newfound responsibilities, Shinji runs away from Misato and NERV. After being escorted back to the organization by armed officials, Shinji must decide whether he truly wants to abandon his role as a pilot. (24 mins.)
“ #4 Rain, and After Running Away

8.5/10 ” - JohnSlash
 
16.
Neon Genesis Evangelion (1995 TV Series)
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A quick attack against a new Angel by Asuka and Shinji ends in an embarrassing defeat when the Angel suddenly divides itself. Shinji and Asuka undergo learning a series of synchronized dance movements as per a new team-oriented strategy. (24 mins.)
“ #9 Moment and Heart Together

8.5/10 ” - JohnSlash
 
17.
Neon Genesis Evangelion (1995 TV Series)
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As Kouzou is interrogated by SEELE, he reminisces about the history of NERV, its parent company GEHIRN... (24 mins.)
“ #21 The Birth of Nerv

8.5/10 ” - JohnSlash
 
18.
Neon Genesis Evangelion (1995 TV Series)
Episode: Ambivalence (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
The activation of EVA-03 goes awry when an Angel takes control of the unit. With EVA-03 itself re-designated as an Angel... (24 mins.)
“ #18 The Choice of Life

8.5/10 ” - JohnSlash
 
19.
Neon Genesis Evangelion (1995 TV Series)
Episode: Angel Attack (1995)
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Shinji Ikari, a 14-year-old boy in the city of Tokyo-3, is delivered to the secret organization NERV, where he is requested by his enigmatic father to save the city from an invading creature called an Angel. (24 mins.)
“ #1 An Angel's Attack

8.5/10 ” - JohnSlash
 
20.
Neon Genesis Evangelion (1995 TV Series)
Episode: Weaving a Story (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
The Human Instrumentality Committee recollects the past Angel encounters and battles while Gendou conceals... (24 mins.)
“ #14 Seele, the Throne of Souls

8.5/10

Half of this episodes works as a clip-show, however, the second-half is purely amazing. ” - JohnSlash
 
21.
Neon Genesis Evangelion (1995 TV Series)
Episode: Magma Diver (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Banned by Misato from going on a class trip to Okinawa, Shinji and Asuka catch up on their studies. An embryonic Angel is found inside a volcano, and Asuka volunteers to carry out the perilous task of retrieving the creature. (24 mins.)
“ #10 Magma Driver

8/10 ” - JohnSlash
 
22.
Neon Genesis Evangelion (1995 TV Series)
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A city-wide power outage puts NERV into a crisis as another Angel invades Tokyo-3. Shinji, Rei and Asuka attempt to make their way into the headquarters as NERV personnel ready the Evas for manual deployment. (24 mins.)
“ #11 In the Still Darkness

8/10 ” - JohnSlash
 
23.
Neon Genesis Evangelion (1995 TV Series)
Episode: Do You Love Me? (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Shinji, pained by his choice to kill his friend Kaworu, shuts himself off from the world and the people... (24 mins.)
“ #25 A World That's Ending

8/10 ” - JohnSlash
 
24.
Neon Genesis Evangelion (1995 TV Series)
Episode: Asuka Strikes! (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Misato, Shinji, Touji and Kensuke travel to a famous aircraft carrier to collect the new EVA-02 and its prideful pilot... (24 mins.)
“ #8 Asuka Strikes

8/10 ” - JohnSlash
 
25.
Neon Genesis Evangelion (1995 TV Series)
Episode: A Human Work (1995)
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A new nuclear-powered military robot, Jet Alone, goes out of control during a demonstration ceremony and heads toward an almost certain meltdown. With the help of Shinji and EVA-01, Misato takes it upon herself to stop its rampage. (24 mins.)
“ #7 A Human Work

8/10 ” - JohnSlash
 
26.
Neon Genesis Evangelion (1995 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Takes place in Shinji's mind, where he tries to find ways to feel better about himself and other people, while thinking about a solution to his many problems. (24 mins.)
“ #26 The Beast the Shouted 'I' at the Heart of the World

8/10

The only problem with this episode is it's very anti-climactic, but I still think it's very good, especially when compared to many other shows. ” - JohnSlash
 
27.
Neon Genesis Evangelion (1995 TV Series)
Episode: Liliputian Hitcher (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
During a simulation plug experiment, an Angel with the ability to mimic computer circuitry manages to... (24 mins.)
“ #13 An Angel's Invasion

7/10 ” - JohnSlash