Neon Genesis Evangelion

Alt titles: Evangelion

TV (26 eps)
4.183 of 5 from 35,647 votes
Rank #471

In the future, a devastating event known as Second Impact has destroyed Tokyo as we know it, giving rise to Tokyo III - a city under siege by mysterious lifeforms known only as Angels. Mankind's only line of defense are the Evangelions, a set man-made machines piloted by a trio of fourteen year-old teenagers, Rei, Shinji, and Asuka. The fate of Japan and the entire world now lie with these three children, though they might not have the power to save the most important thing of all: each other.

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FalseDawn's avatar by FalseDawn on Dec 11, 2007
Score: 6.5/10

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Neon Genesis Evangelion was extremely popular in its time (some would say, it still is) and I believe the main reason for this is its captivating storyline. While the idea of humans riding around in giant robots wasn't particularly new when it was released, with series like Gundam and films like Roujin Z preceding it, Evangelion does successfully bring new ideas to the "mecha-table"... read more

ohtoriakio's avatar by ohtoriakio on Oct 5, 2009
Score: 7.3/10

This series is a bit of a disappointment to me. It started out well and the built up was really great and suspenseful. Come the middle, the action became more intense and made you come back for more, however somewhere near the end it really loses steam. Some aspects of the animation were great for their time. The character designs are pretty good, although nothing excellent but the Evas and some of the... read more

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Related manga

Neon Genesis Evangelion 1995 Original Manga
Neon Genesis Evangelion: Angelic Days 2003
Neon Genesis Evangelion: The Shinji Ikari Raising Project 2005
Neon Genesis Evangelion: Campus Apocalypse 2007
Neon Genesis Evangelion - Shinji to Asuka to Atsui Hi 2009
Neon Genesis Evangelion: Comic Tribute 2010
Neon Genesis Evangelion: The Shinji Ikari Detective Diary 2010
Tony Takezaki's Neon Genesis Evangelion 2010

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