Neon Genesis Evangelion

Neon Genesis Evangelion

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In the year 2015, the world stands on the brink of destruction. Humanity's last hope lies in the hands of Nerv, a special agency under the United Nations, and their Evangelions, giant machines capable of defeating the Angels who herald Earth's ruin. Gendou Ikari, head of the organization, seeks compatible pilots who can synchronize with the Evangelions and realize their true potential. Aiding in this defensive endeavor are talented personnel Misato Katsuragi, Head of Tactical Operations, and Ritsuko Akagi, Chief Scientist. Face to face with his father for the first time in years, 14-year-old Shinji Ikari's average life is irreversibly changed when he is whisked away into the depths of Nerv, and into a harrowing new destiny—he must become the pilot of Evangelion Unit-01 with the fate of mankind on his shoulders. Written by Hideaki Anno, Neon Genesis Evangelion is a heroic tale of a young boy who will become a legend. But as this psychological drama unfolds, ancient secrets beneath the big picture begin to bubble to the surface...

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English: Neon Genesis Evangelion
Japanese: 新世紀エヴァンゲリオン
Type: TV
Episodes: 26
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 4, 1995 to Mar 27, 1996
Premiered: Fall 1995
Broadcast: Wednesdays at 18:30 (JST)
Producers: TV Tokyo, Kadokawa Shoten, Nihon Ad Systems, Audio Tanaka
Licensors: ADV Films
Studios: Gainax, Tatsunoko Production
Source: Original
Genres: Action, Dementia, Drama, Mecha, Psychological, Sci-Fi
Duration: 24 min per ep
Rating: PG-13 – Teens 13 or older
Resolution: 720p, 1080p
Type: BD, Dual Audio


Hideaki Anno – Producer, Director, Script, Storyboard, Mechanical Design, Key Animation
Noriko Kobayashi – Producer
Hiroyuki Yamaga – Producer
Tomoko Takahashi – Assistant Producer
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Theme Songs

OP1: “Zankoku na Tenshi no Thesis (残酷な天使のテーゼ, A Cruel Angel’s Thesis)” by Yoko Takahashi
ED1: “Fly Me to the Moon” by Claire
ED2: “Fly Me to the Moon (Rei #5 Version)” by Megumi Hayashibara (ep 5)
ED3: “Fly Me to the Moon (Rei #6 Version)” by Megumi Hayashibara (ep 6)
ED4: “Fly Me to the Moon -4 Beat Version-” by Yoko Takahashi (eps 7,12)
ED5: “Fly Me to the Moon (Aya Bossa Techno Version)” by Aya (eps 8,22)
ED6: “Fly Me to the Moon (Yoko Takahashi Acid Bossa Version)” by Yoko Takahashi (eps 9,13)
ED7: “Fly Me to the Moon (Yoko Takahashi Version)” by Yoko Takahashi (eps 10,14,21)
ED8: “Fly Me to the Moon -4 Beat Version (Off-Vocal)-” by [Instrumental] (ep 15)
ED9: “Fly Me to the Moon (Off-Vocal Version)” by [Instrumental] (eps 16,24)
ED10: “Fly Me to the Moon (Aki Jungle Version)” by Aki (ep 17)
ED11: “Fly Me to the Moon -B22 (A-Type)-” by [Instrumental] (ep 20)
ED12: “Fly Me to the Moon (Rei #23 Version)” by Megumi Hayashibara (ep 23)
ED13: “Fly Me to the Moon (Rei #25 Version)” by Megumi Hayashibara (ep 25)
ED14: “Fly Me to the Moon (Rei #26 Version)” by Megumi Hayashibara (ep 26)

Episode List

01: Angel Attack
02: The Beast
03: A Transfer
04: Hedgehog’s Dilemma
05: Rei I
06: Rei II
07: A Human Work
08: Asuka Strikes!
09: Both of You, Dance Like You Want to Win!
10: Magma Diver
11: The Day Tokyo-3 Stood Still
12: She said, ‘Don’t make others suffer for your personal hatred.’
13: Lilliputian Hitcher
14: Weaving a Story
15: Those women longed for the touch of others’ lips, and thus invited their kisses.
16: Splitting of the Breast
17: Fourth Child
18: Ambivalence
19: Introjection
20: WEAVING A STORY 2: oral stage
21: He was aware that he was still a child.
22: Don’t Be.
23: Rei III
24: The Beginning and the End, or ‘Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door’
25: Do you love me?
26: Take care of yourself.




K-on had much more depth to offer.


A textbook example of psychoanalysis, you won’t believe how psychological this series can get. Great characters with a pretty good story.


Evangelion is essential pop culture. You could watch the reboot movies but I think the show is great. The OP is always stuck in my head.


The best mecha Anime. Evangelion explores the dark recesses of the human mind In a post apocalyptic world where children protect humanity.


This series made me kind of depressed and forced me to question some of my decisions. It also has a cute penguin and Rei is trash.


Starts off as a generic mech tale, ends with you questioning your own existence and your connection to those around you.


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