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Evangerion shin gekijôban: Ha (2009)

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 »

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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 SEELE proceed the secret project that involves both Rei and Shinji. Written by Anime News Network

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In The War Between Heaven and Earth, Salvation is Machine.


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$1,185 (USA) (11 February 2011)

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$113,926 (USA) (11 February 2011)
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The new Asuka's last name comes from the Japanese destroyer Shikinami, Yard number: Destroyer No. 46, Laid down: 6 July 1928, Launched: 22 June 1929, Commissioned: 24 December 1929, Struck: 10 October 1944 and sunk in action in 12 September 1944. The older last name "Soryu" came from the "Japanese aircraft carrier Soryu" one of the famous aircrafts Sunk by air attack at the battle of Midway in 4 June, 1942. See more »

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Azuka is cooking, in the scene there is a pot on the stove, Misato comes to see what happens, from the Misato's POV, Azuka is holding the pot, but in the next shot, the pot is in the same position. See more »

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Ryoji Kaji: Say, is Colonel Katsuragi around here?
Shinji Ikari: Huh?
Ryoji Kaji: I'm an old friend of hers. I bet we could swap stories about her snoring keeping us up an night. Right, Shinji?
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Beautiful World -PLANiTb Acoustica Mix
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I was so excited for this but it was so bad compared to the average series
22 January 2016 | by See all my reviews

Anno attempts to make the series better and reboot it for the teenagers who were not born around the time the old series came out. But this was a failed attempt to modify an already flawed series and making it worse by changing some of the characters and the animation while deciding to make a 2-hour long franchise of movies to try to squeeze in all the depth of the series.

Asuka has changed from a depressed kid with mommy issues to a wise- talking gossiper with an aloof personality. There is little depth to her and she is now more interested in puppets. All we get is that she is captain and her name has also changed. Misato is more tactful when it comes to arguments. Kaji is more boring as he seems to serve no purpose.

And that Spider Girl that is, Mari is not needed. There is some fanservice here which is probably going to please the boys. And Asuka has replaced Toji in being Eva 3.0's pilot. Which caused me to drop it and I had enough of seeing my favorite character tortured.

Shinji's face is too goofy-looking for me but other than that, the updated animation is kind of special to watch but the series is a little too old to be remaking so that we can use this style of animation. Unless they can try to find a way to use animation that's closer to the original series.

Now, I watched this before I watched Kare Kano but when I watched it, I noticed that its music has been copied onto here, making it unoriginal. The characters' voices are different from what they used to sound like.

Anno needs to stop giving this overrated series a new makeover just to please the fans of it.

Verdict: 3.5/10


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