Neon Genesis Evangelion

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  1. Justice4243

    Justice4243 New Member

    [sadht=Evangelion]Neon Genesis Evangelion[/sadht][sadhl=100]neon-genesis-evangelion[/sadhl][sadhdc][/sadhdc]
     
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  2. kazi

    kazi New Member

    Posted by kazi on Mar 31, 2008
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    Re: Neon Genesis Evangelion *

    Wow, I can't believe this hasn't drawn any responses at all. Sure, its an old, clich├ęd series, but it still has appeal on many levels. I think so many are turned off because its the non-otaku's claim to otaku...ism....

    Still, I would like to get some thing started her about this series. Its IS still one of the most thought provoking out there. Maybe we should start by trying to get a clear chronicle of what exactly happens in the series.

    Also, what does every one think of Rebuild? From the looks of this blog, it seems kinda discouraging.
     
  3. Value1k

    Value1k Member

    Posted by Value1k on Apr 1, 2008
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    Re: Neon Genesis Evangelion *

    I think it's an amazing show, one of the first things i ever watched and i loved it.
     
  4. Adam

    Adam New Member

    Posted by Adam on Apr 1, 2008
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    Re: Neon Genesis Evangelion *

    It became so incredibly boring around episode 20 that I couldn't FORCE myself to finish it.
     
  5. kazi

    kazi New Member

    Posted by kazi on Apr 1, 2008
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    Re: Neon Genesis Evangelion *

    I could see that, if it wasn't one of your first anime... There is allot better development and westernization in series today. Old school anime had more of a tendency toward 'show you, not tell you' style stories.

    Its more of a thoughtful series then an action packed series, though it can be both at times. I guess you just have to be in the right sorta mood.
     
  6. Adam

    Adam New Member

    Posted by Adam on Apr 1, 2008
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    It was intensely intriguing and entertaining before they ran out of budget and went extremely philosophical on us. I guess that the last few episodes were "let's show you and offer no explanation whatsoever".
     
  7. OtakuDan

    OtakuDan New Member

    but that was interesting and entertaining for many people. we should all go to the hurt/heal game and save evangelion.
     
  8. Blaze13

    Blaze13 Member

    Posted by Blaze13 on Apr 2, 2008
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    That part was crap so that why they made the First movie ALOT better ending.Then the next 4 movies the are on there way 1 is out is a "better" explanation of the story,1st movie is not that bad.
     
  9. AverageShinigami

    AverageShinigami New Member

    I thought that the show got good somewhere around ep 20... I also thought that the end of the series and EoE complemented each other quite perfectly. I wish they would make one big movie from both versions of eps 25 and 26 by editing them together. It would make the thing chronologically correct.

    This show gets recommended to everyone because it's "essential", but I don't think it really is for everyone...
     
  10. Escaflowne

    Escaflowne Member

    am i the only one who thinks that the tv ending was a lot better than the movie?
     
  11. Blaze13

    Blaze13 Member

    Most likely imo the tv ending explained nothing,pointless,never made mention to SEELE plan (showed in the movie).Also the ending was a lame acid trip.
     
  12. Escaflowne

    Escaflowne Member

    and that,my friend,is the reason why i loved it :p
     
  13. Elminster

    Elminster Member

    I was thinking about giving nge a try, but the two good torrents I see for it, both have the episodes in a funny order. I was wondering if the order of the episodes was supposed to be out of wack like Haruhi, or if I should watch it in the correct order... The order this dl has it placed in is -

    1, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 2, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
     
  14. AverageShinigami

    AverageShinigami New Member

    The correct order is 25, 26, skip the rest. And remember that if you don't get it, it's your own fault.:p

    No, it's just 1-26 in order. If you make it far enough, End of Evangelion is a retelling/completely alternative version (depending on your interpretation, IMO definitely retelling from different perspective) of 25 and 26, so some people decide to watch that first... I wouldn't, because it spoils some of the awesome wtf?-effect.:p
     
  15. Adam

    Adam New Member

    Posted by Adam on Apr 3, 2008
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    Well of course, considering your favorite anime is FLCL.
     
  16. Erinaceus

    Erinaceus New Member

    I think NGE is good enough to actually be watched for itself rather than just because it's a classic.
    And as to the different endings. Why pick one? I think both of them are good in their own ways and there is no reason skipping one of them. As for which I liked better, well the End of Evangelion ending is better because it contains big mechas hammering stuff. That was why I started watching it in the first place even though I really liked Shinjis "acid-trips".
    And I am quite a Big fan of FLCL yeah :D
     
  17. Elminster

    Elminster Member

    On episode 13, really enjoying it so far.
     
  18. Justice4243

    Justice4243 New Member

    Every time I lend out my DVDs I tell people to watch eps-1-24, the movies, then eps 25 and 26.

    Every person whose watched it this way calls me a saint...well at least agrees it's the way to do it.
     
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  19. shortlex

    shortlex New Member

    actually if it was me, i'll tell them to watch the commentaries before watching the movies
     
  20. Niw

    Niw New Member

    Posted by Niw on Apr 13, 2008
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    I don't think this has anything to do with... anything - BUT - I just got a huge urge to watch the series again. ;( And the movie. Well actually, I suddenly got a huge urge to watch the movie again, and then, as a result, I started wanting to watch the whole thing again.
     

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