Questions tagged [evangelion]

For use on questions about "Neon Genesis Evangelion", a Japanese franchise that includes an anime series; "End of Evangelion", a movie changing the last two episodes; a manga series; and a series of movies retelling the original story dubbed "Rebuild of Evangelion."

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Evangelion Thrice Upon a Time do people still remember what happened? Is the world rebuilt upon the old ruins?

In the end the choker still exists. That looks more like a bomb not a necklace. I want to know for sure if people who are back still remember what has happened before the Impacts and EVA, or if the ...
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Does the gender of an Eva or the Eva's Soul have an effect?

So, as we know, the Evas inhabit the soul of the Pilot's mother to allow for piloting. This is (basically) what makes a pilot eligible for the job (except for Rei and Unit 00 obviously). After doing ...
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How does the Evangelion Rebuild series vary from the original?

So after watching the Rebuild series for the first time a few years ago, and then re-watching it again after the announcement of 3.0+1.0, I'm wondering exactly how the Rebuild series varies from the ...
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Is the "time loop" in Evangelion canon, and if so, what causes it?

So the most obvious evidence of the "Time loop" in the Evangelion series is the difference between the Original series and the Rebuild series. I.e. in both the opening sequence is the same, ...
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How was SEELE able to find the last angel (Kaworu)?

At the end of the original series, Gendo Ikari seems to be diverging from their original idea, and to prevent this SEELE (committee?) sends Kaworu to NERV directly, aiming to make contact with the ...
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What's this tree in the opening of Neon Genesis Evangelion?

In the first few seconds of the opening to Neon Genesis Evangelion, there is a tree-like thing with a bunch of writing in a language I don't recognize, along with what appears to be a bit of Hebrew: ...
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What is the name of the ending song in the 2019 Netflix release of "Neon Genesis Evangelion"?

Neon Genesis Evangelion has a different ending theme in the 2019 Netflix release. The original show had covers of "Fly Me to the Moon" at the end of each episode, but the song was changed to some ...
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How were the EVAs really constructed?

This is a question about the original "Evangelion" and the follow up "End of Evangelion". I haven't seen "Rebuild of Evangelion" yet. In the series, it seems clear that the EVAs are cybernetic ...
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Is Asuka Langley-Soryu disgusted by Shinji?

At the end of The End of Evangelion Asuka says "How disgusting". Do we know what she meant by that? Is the world that's disgusting now or is she referring to Shinji's actions earlier in the film?
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What is the Height of EVA 01 as shown in the Rebirth series?

In the original Evangelion series, the height of the EVA units was something between 40 and 95 meters tall. It changed back and forth and caused lots of controversy. The rebuild series of movies seem ...
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What benefits do Evangelions possess over normal "conventional" mechs?

Evangelion Units are pretty impressive in what they are capable of, and can be a game changer in the world of Angels trying to end the world one attack after the other, but they are greatly flawed. ...
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Evangelion: Where are the Angels coming from?

Is there any place I can read / watch that I can find-out something more about the Angels. I just finished watching Rebuild from 1.0 to 3.0, and it looks like everyone calls these strange beings "...
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Is there a clear, definitive explanation for what happened in Evangelion 3.33?

I'm hoping this isn't too opinion based, but I completely lost track of the narrative in the newly released (US at least) Evangelion 3.33. I followed 1 and 2 well enough, but I'm trying to figure ...
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How are the pilot children chosen in Evangelion?

I'm about to be done with Evangelion. I just need to watch the last chapter of "End of Evangelion" and I've seen no mention of the reason why those specific kids are chosen as pilots... I get why ...
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Is Shinji omnipotent during third impact

I know that during the third impact in EOE, basically an anti AT-field is deployed. Everyone thus no longer has a barrier and become LCL. It is speculated that Shinji is near-God-like since he is the ...
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Is "The end of evangelion" similar to what "Evangelion 4.0" is supposed to be?

I just finished watching Evangelion 3.0, and since 4.0 is not out yet, I was wondering if just by watching "End of Evangelion" I can find out the end of the story... or if I have to watch the entire ...
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Is the Christian symbolism specific to one sect?

The anime series Neon Genesis Evangelion is rife with Christian symbolism, Biblical allegory, and strong evangelical imagery. However, there are lots of different sects of Christianity -- from ...