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Shin Seiki Evangerion 

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A teenage boy finds himself recruited as a member of an elite team of pilots by his father.

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Hideaki Anno
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Spike Spencer ...  Shinji Ikari 26 episodes, 1995-1996
Allison Keith ...  Misato Katsuragi 26 episodes, 1995-1996
Sue Ulu ...  Ritsuko Akagi 26 episodes, 1995-1996
Amanda Winn Lee ...  Rei Ayanami 26 episodes, 1995-1996
Tristan MacAvery ...  Gendo Ikari 26 episodes, 1995-1996
Tiffany Grant ...  Asuka Langly Soryu 26 episodes, 1995-1996
Guil Lunde Guil Lunde ...  Kozo Fuyutsuki 26 episodes, 1995-1996
Matt Greenfield ...  Makoto Hyuga 26 episodes, 1995-1996
Kendra Benham Kendra Benham ...  Maya Ibuki 26 episodes, 1995-1996
Jason Lee Jason Lee ...  Shigeru Aoba 26 episodes, 1995-1996
Pedro de Aguillón Pedro de Aguillón ...  Seele Member 25 episodes, 1995-1996
Joe Pisano Joe Pisano ...  Toji Suzuhara 18 episodes, 1995-1996
Kurt Stoll Kurt Stoll ...  Kensuke Aida 18 episodes, 1995-1996
Aaron Krohn ...  Ryoji Kaji 17 episodes, 1995-1996
Carol Amerson ...  Hikari Horaki 17 episodes, 1995-1996
Kotono Mitsuishi ...  Misato Katsuragi / ... 13 episodes, 1995-1996
Yuriko Yamaguchi Yuriko Yamaguchi ...  Ritsuko Akagi / ... 13 episodes, 1995-1996
Megumi Ogata ...  Shinji Ikari / ... 13 episodes, 1995-1996
Fumihiko Tachiki ...  Gendô Ikari / ... 11 episodes, 1995-1996
Hiro Yûki Hiro Yûki ...  Makoto Hyûga / ... 11 episodes, 1995-1996
Megumi Hayashibara ...  Rei Ayanami / ... 11 episodes, 1995-1996
Yûko Miyamura Yûko Miyamura ...  Asuka Langley Sôryû / ... 11 episodes, 1995-1996
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Storyline

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 Chris Cleveland

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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

Japan

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Japanese | English

Release Date:

20 August 1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Neon Genesis Evangelion See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (26 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Tokyo-3 was based on the real-life town of Hakone in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. See more »

Goofs

In one episode, Rei and Shinji exchange EVAs during an experiment in synchronizing. However, when Shinji speaks to Rei over the video link, her display shows him as broadcasting from "EVA-01", his normal EVA, when he should be shown in "EVA-00", her normal EVA. See more »

Quotes

Shinji IkariAsuka Langley Sôryû: [answer their apartment door wearing matching dancing outfits, part of training to work as a synchronized pair. Speak in unison] It's Misato's idea! She's got us eating, brushing, and sleeping together!
Hikari Horaki: Oh no! You're living in sin!
Shinji IkariAsuka Langley Sôryû: *It's not like that!*
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Crazy Credits

Episode 26 on A.D. Vision's Evangelion Platinum Edition Vol. 7 DVD has a hidden ending featuring Spike Spencer in character as Shinji, which can be heard by going to the credits of that episode and switching to the fourth audio track. See more »

Alternate Versions

Episode 23:
  • In the first four scenes of ep23', three of them are improved. The first: Misato listen again Kaji's message. Asuka and Hikari talk. In the improved animation we can see the new "cross legs" of Ritsuko.
  • New footage in Eva-00's battle with the 16th Angel. The first part is mainly composed of improved animation. The second part has big changes
  • Improved animation and details added in the scene where Misato tries to confront Shinji. New scene: Fuyutsuki and Gendo standing before Dummy Plug system after Rei's battle with 16th Angel.
  • Rei III cries... but now with improved animation.
  • The last scene on Evangelion ep23' has lots of big changes.
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Connections

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Soundtracks

Zankoku na Tenshi no Têze
(A Cruel Angel's Thesis)
Opening theme
Performed by Yôko Takahashi
Lyrics by Neko Oikawa
Music by Hidetoshi Satô
Arrangement by Toshiyuki Ômori
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Wow...
13 December 2004 | by ModDollyRockerSee all my reviews

I never knew what great anime was, until I saw Evangelion! Everything about it is breathtaking, the action, the adventure, the awesome EVA's and angels, the cool characters (I like Asuka, Misato, Shinji and Rei best), even the humor (Pen Pen is sooo cute!!!) My friend says I even (kind of) resemble Asuka, from the hair, to the attitude. (Though I haven't graduated from college...) I've only seen the first ten episodes, since the videos and DVD's are so hard to find in my town. If you want an anime that'll take your breath away, get this, you will seriously not be disappointed! Warning-it has some nudity and graphic violence so it's probably best for teens and older.


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