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Shin Ultraman (2022) [Film Review]

Shin Ultraman; or, In the Tokuverse of Madness      Some things are only clear when you are in between. I believe this is why I exist. Shinj...

Watching Asia Film Reviews

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Character (Re)analysis: Shinji Ikari

Sometimes you go back a look at a character you’ve looked at before because you’ve noticed something new about the character. And sometimes you have to go back…

Confessions of an Overage otaku

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Are There Any Characters You’d Want to Bring to Life?

It’s an age-old, eternal question. I think it’s really hard to answer because there’s so little context provided with the question. Am I summoning them because the world’s…

The Spooky Red Head Blog

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Are There Any Characters You’d Want to Bring to Life?

It’s an age-old, eternal question. I think it’s really hard to answer because there’s so little context provided with the question. Am I summoning them because the world’s…

The Spooky Red Head Blog

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Ghost in the Shell

Ghost in the Shell may be one of the classic sci-fi anime, but I think it's extremely overrated. Influential doesn't equal good.

DoubleSama

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The Traditional Catholic Weeb Speaks: My 12 Favourite Anime OPs, Revisited

I’m going to do something different today, especially after writing multiple posts reviewing anime and various reflections on certain characters with regards to the Catholic themes surroundin…

The Traditional Catholic Weeb

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Evangelion + Beavis & Butt-Head = Chainsaw Man

I was originally going to write about how Chainsaw Man reminds me of Neon Genesis Evangelion. It’s the way Chainsaw Man feels like you’re peering into a creator’s…

OGIUE MANIAX

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20 Most Edgy Anime Series of All Time

What does it take to be considered “edgy” these days? There is such a delicately fine line between edge and cringe that one could argue that they are

Recommend Me Anime

Disaster Report: EL HAZARD - THE WANDERERS

There are a lot of reasons I cover shows here on Disaster Report.   Some of them are famous failures.   Others are shows I wouldn’t even kno...

Renaissance Josei

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Oh, So Tropical: The “Nice To Meet You, Ms. Ayanami”

There are some anime you watch – I’m looking at YOU What Are You Doing Here Teacher – where you watch it and all you take away from…

Confessions of an Overage otaku

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The Only 100 Anime You Need To Watch

100 Anime Recommendations These are the only 100 anime you need to see! Some of the old.. some of the new, I’m sure there are dozens that are perfect…

animebackwhen

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10 Biggest Reveals in Anime That No One Saw Coming

You could say that a “big reveal” is pretty crucial to a successful anime. Not every successful series has one, but you will find that a lot of…

Recommend Me Anime

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His and Her Circumstances: A Charming Romance that Ultimately Disappoints

His and Her Circumstances, or Kare Kano, was Gainax's attempt to adapt a romantic manga hot on the success of Neon Genesis Evangelion.

90sanime.com

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Loneliness In Anime, And What It Tells About You

This video is about Human loneliness in anime and how you are lonely and how you shall always be lonely and how you will never stop being lonely…

Ritzu Never Knows

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existing only to exist

The daily toil; we exist and move forwards, never escaping the same fate we all share. Is there something which makes life worthwhile? Or do we succumb to…

ProfessorViral

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Corporations Don’t Make Anime

Gainax was just a corporation, but its legacy is carried on by the artists who created the actual anime that we grew to love.

Reasons to Anime

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East Meets West #19: Neon Genesis Evangelion .vs. Pacific Rim

Since the advent of literature, epochs of man fighting monsters has been a popular storytelling genre. Greek legends feature the exploits of figures thwarting mythical creatures, medieval knights…

The Traditional Catholic Weeb

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Hideaki Anno Aims for the Top!

Hideaki Anno started was involved in some of the most famous anime of all time. And his work in the 90s has forever sealed his legacy.

90sanime.com

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The BEST World Building in Anime | Serial Experiments Lain Discussion

Serial Experiments Lain is one of the many now great classic anime to come from the late 90's, sitting in a class with anime like Neon Genesis Evangelion,…

ProfessorViral

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Kaiju: Big Monsters In Anime (Explained)

Yo, In this video, I take a look at the iconic genre of film and anime that is, Kaiju. Mainly, I look into how it was created, why…

Ritzu Knows Never

The Manga Review, 6/3/22

Two weeks ago, Seven Seas’ employees formed the United Workers of Seven Seas (UW7S). Their goal? To negotiate a standard benefits package that includes health insurance, retirement plans,…

Manga Bookshelf

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Character (Re)analysis: Asuka Langley Soryu

My original character analysis of Asuka Langley Soryu is the most read post in the history of this blog. This doesn’t especially surprise me. For one thing, it’s…

Confessions of an Overage otaku

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Ranking Retro Anime Watch Priority

List of anime: • Aim for the Ace • Akage no Anne • Akira • Angel’s Egg • Ashita no Joe • Barefoot Gen • Beck • Belladonna of Sadness • Berserk • Birdy the Mighty • Bubblegum Crisis •…

Anime Top Scholar

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AMV chronicles #085: All of The Above

Their similarities aside, I don’t believe for a second that HiikariAMV’s “All of The Above” (2018) was anything close to a deliberate rip-off of “Neapolitan” (20…

Cutfilm Tovent

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What Anime do You Want a Remake Of?

When adapting a manga (or video game) into an anime series there’s a lot that goes into the adaption. The major issues that usually arise include pacing, cutting…

The Spooky Red Head Blog

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Fanart Friday: Bleeding Misato

For my money, Misato received the saddest tales in both the original series and Rebuild. FAVORITE Evangelion character for sure. ★ 【あっちょん】「 ONE MORE FINAL: I need you.…

Beneath the Tangles

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Evangelion & Sonny Boy – In Indirect Conversation | GITM Podcast Ep. 113

Neon Genesis Evangelion (my all-time favourite anime series) and Sonny Boy (one of my favourite anime from 2021) touch on similar topics of personal growth, control and even…

Get In The Mecha

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I fell in love with “Revolutionary Girl Utena” and it is now My #1 Favorite Anime of All-Time

I used to hate the question: “What’s your favorite anime?” because it’s was impossible for me to pick just one series. But that was until last week, when…

Andreea's World

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Evangelion 3.0 + 1.0: You Can (Not) Romance

I’m going to be spoiling most of the Rebuild films, End of Eva, and NGE here, so just be warned for that. I haven’t talked about Evangelion since…

The Otaku Exhibition

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Examining Evangelion’s Influence on Metal and Industrial Music

It’s hard to quantify just how influential Neon Genesis Evangelion really is. References to the series pop up in everything from Sgt. Frog to Teenage

Anime Herald

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The End of Evangelion: Or How I Stopped Caring and Learned to Drink the Tang

My thoughts on the main series can be found right here! Jesus fucking Christ. You may remember that for my third year anniversary for the blog, I decided…

Shallow Dives in Anime

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22 Mindfuck Anime Series Designed to Leave You Ponderous

Mindfuckery – You're supposed to avoid swearing in articles you are writing. It's not professional. However, there is no better way describe some anime

Recommend Me Anime

Neon Genesis Evangelion, the 4Kids Version

First off, this isn’t going to be a traditional review – I’ve looked at Neon Genesis Evangelion already, and there’s not much point in reviewing a dub separately…

Harper Anime Reviews

Neon Genesis Evangelion, the 4Kids Version

April Fools!  There is no such thing as the “4kids version” of Neon Genesis Evangelion.   The “Review” of it remains after the cut. First off, this isn’t going…

Harper Anime Reviews

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EVERYDAY EVA: 3.0+1.0 – The Joy of Evangelion | Mecha March

Shinji, shocked into despair at Kaworu’s death, slowly starts to move forward thanks to friends both old and new. Finally, his nostalgia, spirit, and tragedy will lead him…

Takuto's Anime Cafe

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EVERYDAY EVA: 3.33 – The Tragedy of Evangelion | Mecha March

Following the cataclysmic pursuit of his desires, Shinji reawakens to an unfamiliar red world. The only shred of hope to be found lies with the boy from the…

Takuto's Anime Cafe

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EVERYDAY EVA: 2.22 – The True Spirit of Evangelion

Shinji Ikari’s story reaches a “break” in the path, and the added drama of new pilots and Angels alike snowballs into his heroic decision to protect the one…

Takuto's Anime Cafe

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EVERYDAY EVA: 1.11 – The Nostalgia of Evangelion | Mecha March

The first epic film in the Rebuild of Evangelion tetralogy sets the groundwork for an entirely new story to come.

Takuto's Anime Cafe

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EVERYDAY EVA – The End of Evangelion: Fate and Destruction, Joy and Rebirth | Mecha March

The climactic final act of the original NGE plays out on the global stage as prophetic wishes come to pass. The end and the beginning are one in…

Takuto's Anime Cafe

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EVERYDAY EVA Episode 26: At the End of the World, There Is Love | Mecha March

Instrumentality continues to unravel Shinji’s narrative, weaving his consciousness with the minds and hearts of others. A discovery is made, and love is found.

Takuto's Anime Cafe

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EVERYDAY EVA Episode 25: Absurdism, Allegory, and ‘The Theme Itself’ | Mecha March

The Angels are finally gone, but Shinji is far from achieving happiness. While he grapples with the truth of his weakness, human instrumentality begins.

Takuto's Anime Cafe

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EVERYDAY EVA Episode 24: Worthy of My Grace | Mecha March

SEELE heralds the arrival of the final messenger. Shinji meets Kaworu, the fifth child. The destiny they share causes Shinji to rethink everything.

Takuto's Anime Cafe

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EVERYDAY EVA Episode 23: Tears, the Products of Love and Hate | Mecha March

The penultimate 16th Angel fuses with Unit-00, and, in Ritsuko’s tearful outburst, the truth of Rei Ayanami is finally disseminated to Misato and Shinji.

Takuto's Anime Cafe

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EVERYDAY EVA Episode 22: The Great Toppling, or Asuka’s Fall From Grace | Mecha March

The first pilot to fall in the final act is none other than the girl who once stood at the very top of her game.

Takuto's Anime Cafe

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EVERYDAY EVA Episode 21: The Dark History of NERV | Mecha March

We travel back to the past to see how the world came to hang in the precarious balance that it does. Unsurprisingly, NERV’s history holds the answers.

Takuto's Anime Cafe

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EVERYDAY EVA Episode 20: A Woman’s Lust, A Mother’s Love | Mecha March

As Dr. Akagi tries to reconstruct Shinji’s body from outside the entry plug, Shinji plunges into the world of his mind.

Takuto's Anime Cafe

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EVERYDAY EVA Episode 19: The Decision We All Must Make | Mecha March

While Shinji vows to never pilot EVA again after his father’s betrayal, the 14th Angel carves a path of devastation to NERV HQ.

Takuto's Anime Cafe

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EVERYDAY EVA Episode 18: Shock and Horror | Mecha March

EVA-03’s startup test goes horribly wrong, and Shinji is torn between surrendering his life or eliminating the enemy EVA—along with the pilot inside.

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EVERYDAY EVA Episode 17: Sowing the Seeds of Tragedy | Mecha March

The next phase of the Drama Arc rolls out over a trilogy of episodes, and this first stages the tragedy to come.

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