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 ...
A bizarre Angel possessing a spherical shadow in the air and a Dirac sea-type body on the ground absorbs Shinji and EVA-01. While NERV searches for a means of destroying the Angel--even if that means...
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...
The Evangelion saga from TV is artfully recounted, with some additional scenes, in part one see: "Shin Seiki Evangelion" (1995) Part two starts immediately afterward, where the NERV ... See full summary »
The fate of the world is threatened by seemingly monstrous entities known as Angels. NERV is an organisation set up to counter this threat and it is up to young pilots to protect Earth but exactly what are the real motives behind NERV?
Under constant attack by Angels, NERV introduces two new pilots: the mysterious Makinami Mari Illustrous and the intense Asuka Langley Shikinami. Parallel to the incursion, Gendo Ikari and ... See full summary »
14 years have passed since the near third impact. Most of the world has changed except Shinji Ikari who awakens, unaged in a new and strange environment. Misato has formed a group that has ... See full summary »
The Empire of Britannia has invaded Japan using giant robot weapons called Knightmare Frames. Japan is now referred to as Area 11, and its people the 11's. A Britannian who was living in ... See full summary »
Johnny Yong Bosch
When the Angels start attacking the planet Earth in the year 2015, only a handful of 14-year-old EVA pilots are able to stop them. Young Shinji Ikari suddenly finds himself forced to pilot EVA-01, a giant organic mecha, designed and constructed by NERV, that is the only thing that can stop the Angels. Written by
In the episode "Asuka Strikes", where we first meet Asuka and Eva 02, four ships in the UN convoy are named after Shakespeare's plays: Titus Andronicus, Cymbeline, Othello and Tempest. See more »
It is impossible to tell where the Evas are housed and
launched from. Launch shafts can be seen in several episodes - mostly straight, but with several angled sections - which imply that it must be somewhere between the Earth's surface and the ceiling of the GeoFront. However, in episode 19, it is shown that Eva cages are at the HQ level (at the bottom of the GeoFront). Moreover, it takes only a minor amount of time for the characters to travel from HQ to the Eva cages (as in episodes 1 and 6). See more »
Hellsing has tried. Escaflowne has tried. FLCL has tried. Cowboy Bebop has gotten very close, but there can be only one. I can say, without hesitation, that Neon Genesis Evangelion is the greatest anime of all time. What starts out as a simple "Kids piloting giant robots trying to save the world" story, ends up in a dramatic, scary, philosophical nightmare where lives are sacrificed, tears are shed like blood, clones battling, and peoples deep and dark journeys to find their inner selves. I wont waste words describing the storyline, because we've all heard it 700 times. If you haven't, go to the plot description and check it out. Don't be fooled, for it is a complicated anime that many adults have failed to understand, let alone 12 year old kids like me. If you haven't seen it, i strongly recommend you go to your nearest place that sells anime, and buy it, even if you aren't a fan of anime. Don't be fooled by the first several episodes: they are funny enough, but the real power is hidden behind episodes, especially 24.
I would give this series a 10/10, but i think it deserves more than that. Buy it...you wont regret it.
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