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Evangelion is a franchise that began as an original 26 episode anime series titled Neon Genesis Evangelion. It was produced by GAINAX and directed by Hideaki Anno and was originally aired from October 1995 to March 1996. Music for the series was composed by Shiro Sagisu. “A Cruel Angel’s Thesis” was used as the opening theme while the ending theme used several variations of “Fly Me to the Moon”. The Evangelion series is widely known for its psychological and often existential style of storytelling. It has gained popularity through the years and spawned countless forms of other media and merchandise. The original series and the first two movies are currently available for streaming through Netflix.

Plot Summary

While there are numerous different universes and continuities within the Evangelion universe, most of them share a few key points with one another. The world of this franchise is usually set in a version of Earth in the “future” (2015, but the series was originally released in 1995) where a significant portion of humanity was wiped out in an event called the “Second Impact”. The protagonist of this story is Shinji Ikari, a timid and self-doubting teenager that is called to Tokyo-3 by his father - the commander of a special agency named NERV - to pilot a biological robot called an Evangelion Unit. These Evangelion Units are the only weapons that are effective when it comes to destroying Angels - strange, otherworldly beings that often have unbelievably destructive power. Risking his own life to protect humanity proves to be incredibly stressful for the young boy, and his struggles become the main focus for many entries in the franchise.

Characters

  • Shinji Ikari: The protagonist of the series. He is suddenly thrown into a harsh world where everyone expects him to pilot Eva-01 even though he doesn’t want to. Shinji often thinks that he doesn’t have any choice but to pilot Eva-01, as he keeps being told that he is the only one who can and, without him, many people will be hurt or killed.
  • Rei Ayanami: The pilot of the prototype unit Eva-00. She is often portrayed as having a very deadpan personality that will agree to anything that is asked of her, but she does have her own desires and opinions, even if she doesn’t want to state them.
  • Misato Katsuragi: The leader of the tactical division of NERV and the effective guardian of both Shinji and Asuka, as she lets them stay at her apartment. Although she is seen as a strict commander, Misato has a goofy and sloppy side that she shows when at home.
  • Kaworu Nagisa: A young boy designated as the “Fifth Children” (“Children” being the term used to refer to an Eva pilot). He only shows up toward the end of the series, but quickly develops a friendship with Shinji. Unfortunately, he is also an Angel, which leaves Shinji feeling betrayed and confused.

Movies

First Series of Movies

  • Death & Rebirth: A movie that includes a condensed, re-edited version of the first 24 episodes of the original series (referred to as “Death”) plus a retelling of episode 25 (referred to as “Rebirth”). A complete retelling of the ending was planned, but was split into two movies due to time constraints.
  • The End of Evangelion: The complete retelling of the ending of the original series. It reuses the last 25 minutes of Death & Rebirth, but includes the second half that was previously absent from the first movie.

The Rebuild Movies Series

This series is comprised of four movies and act as a recreation of the Evangelion story on a fundamental level. Many characters and locations develop in significantly different ways when compared to their original counterparts. Although these movies are still directed by Anno, they are produced by Studio Khara, which was founded by Anno in 2006.

  • Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo: 3.0 takes place 14 years after the second film, leading to a story that is completely unique when compared to Neon Genesis Evangelion. During this time, Misato, Ritsuko, and many other members of NERV rebelled and are now a part of an organization called Wille.
  • Evangelion: 3.0+1.0: The final movie in the Rebuild series. It is currently unreleased (as of January 2020), but its first screening is scheduled for June 27th, 2020.

Other Media

  • Video Games
    A variety of video games have been released since Neon Genesis Evangelion began airing in 1995. The genres of these games can range from cute point-and-click games, to arcade-style fighters, to visual novels with original stories. The following list highlights a few particularly notable Evangelion games that have been released.
  • Neon Genesis Evangelion 2: A game developed for PS2 and PSP that focuses much more on interacting with characters rather than battling Angels. Hideaki Anno was also extensively interviewed during the development of the game, which resulted in unlockable “Classified Information” files that explained various aspects of the Evangelion universe that were previously unknown.

Manga

The franchise has also spawned several published manga series. The official manga was created by Yoshiyuki Sadamoto and contains 97 chapters over 14 volumes. While the series starts out much like the original anime, many differences began to pile up as the publication continued, leading it to be considered a separate continuity. Neon Genesis Evangelion: Angelic Days is another manga created by Fumino Hayashi and based on the video game Girlfriend of Steel 2nd/Iron Maiden the 2nd. An original spin-off manga titled Petit Eva: Evangelion@School was also written by Ryusuke Hamamoto. It is drawn in a chibi-style and has a lighthearted, slapstick tone.

Merchandise and Collaborations

Since the Evangelion series became such a hit, an incredible variety of collaborations and merchandise were created and are still in development today. Many kinds of figures, model kits, clothes, and art books can be found both online and in anime merchandise stores. On the other hand, Evangelion collaborated with other well-known franchises like Godzilla and New Balance to create special events and products. A number of other video games like Valkyrie Connect and Phantasy Star Online 2 have also collaborated with Evangelion to have characters from the series appear in their respective games.

Table of Contents

Shinji Ikari is the 14-year-old pilot of Evangelion Unit 01 and the main protagonist of the Evangelion series as a whole. He is the son of Gendo and Yui Ikari, the commander of NERV and an engineer that worked under Gendo respectively. Shinji was present for the experiment that r...

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Rei Ayanami is the 14-year-old pilot of Evangelion Unit 00 and is known as the First Child. She lives alone in an apartment and attends Class 2-A along with Shinji and Asuka. She has a rather unusual appearance when compared to most other characters in the rest of the series: lig...

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Asuka Langley Soryu (Asuka Langley Shikinami in the Rebuild movies), is the pilot of Evangelion Unit 02 and is known as the Second Child. She is part German, Japanese, and American. Her mother’s name is Kyoko Zeppelin Soryu, while her father is left unnamed.

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In the Evangelion anime series, Misato Katsuragi is a Captain (and later a Major) at the NERV Headquarters. She is in charge of directing all of the Evangelion pilots in battle. Ritsuko Akagi and Misato have a long history of being friends. Dr. Katsuragi, Misato’s father, was a w...

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Kaworu Nagisa is a character from the Evangelion series. While major aspects of his character can vary between different continuities (like the original anime series and the Rebuild movies), Kaworu is generally portrayed as both an Angel and an Evangelion pilot as the Fifth child...

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Mari Illustrious Makanami is a character that first appears in the second Rebuild movie, Evangelion: 2.0 You Can (Not) Advance). She does not appear in the original series and many aspects of her character are unknown. She is capable of piloting Evangelion Units with incredible p...

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The following is a list and description of important characters affiliated with the NERV headquarters, which is located in the GeoFront under Tokyo-3:

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When Shinji Ikari attends school in Tokyo-3, he is assigned to class 2-A, as are the other Evangelion pilots Rei Ayanami and Asuka Langley Soryu. According to Ritsuko, all of the students in this class were secretly brought together as a pool of potential Evangelion pilots.

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The following list of characters includes those with significant background roles in the Neon Genesis Evangelion series. Also characters that only appear as original characters in a specific game or other forms of media in the Evangelion franchise:

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Megumi Ogata is a Japanese voice actress, singer-songwriter, and radio host that was born on June 6th, 1965 in Tokyo, Japan. At the 7th annual Seiyu Awards in 2013, she was awarded the Kazue Takahashi Memorial Award, an achievement given to a voice actress that is involved in var...

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Megumi Hayashibara is a Japanese voice actress that was born in Tokyo, Japan on March 30th, 1967. Although she is mainly known through her work as a voice actress, she has also written literature and comics and performed as a DJ and a singer-songwriter. Hayashibara is best known ...

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Yuko Miyamura (born December 4, 1972) is a Japanese voice actress, singer, sound director and actress. She is originally from Kobe in Hyogo prefecture. She has an extensive history in the media and entertainment industry. She is most well-known in the anime world for being the vo...

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Kotono Mitsuishi is born on December 8, 1967 in Toda City in Saitama, Japan. She is a well-known Japanese voice actress and also a narrator that had worked with Arts Vision and Lasley Arrow. She is currently a freelance voice actress without any affiliation with a talent agency. ...

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Maaya Sakamoto (born March 31, 1980) played the role of Mari Makinami Illustrious, an Evangelion pilot and third party operative that was first introduced in the 2nd installment of the Evangelion Rebuild movie series, ‘Evangelion: 2.0 You Can (not) Advance’ in 2009. She also had ...

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In addition to the voice actors of the main characters in the Evangelion series, there are many other famous voice actors and actresses that have played a large role in the success of the anime and stayed with the franchise for so many years. Here are some of the voice actors/act...

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Neon Genesis Evangelion is an anime series that began airing on Japanese television on October 4th, 1995. It was produced by Studio GAINAX and directed by Hideaki Anno. Many characters were designed by Yoshiyuki Sadamoto and music for the series was composed by Shiro Sagisu. The ...

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Neon Genesis Evangelion is comprised of 26 episodes. The following list contains the titles of each episode followed by a brief summary.

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Evangelion Units are huge, humanoid biological weapons that were created to defeat Angels. Since they are completely covered in armor plates, they are often mistaken for robots, but when this armor breaks off or cut through, organic tissue and blood can be clearly seen. Most Evan...

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Evangelion Unit 00 (often abbreviated as Eva-00) is the first functional prototype of an Evangelion Unit. It was not originally designed for use in combat, but was eventually modified and upgraded in order to aid in the destruction of the Angels. Rei Ayanami is the pilot assigned...

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Evangelion Unit 01 (often abbreviated as Eva-01) is the second functional Evangelion Unit to be produced and is designated as a “test” Unit. It is the first Unit that was specifically designed for battling Angels and was also the first Unit deployed to do so in the pilot episode ...

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Evangelion Unit 02 (often abbreviated as Eva-02) is the third functional Evangelion Unit and is designated as the first “production” model, suggesting that Eva-02 is the first fully functional Unit. This does not mean that it is the “final” version of Evangelion Units, however, a...

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Evangelion Unit 03 (often abbreviated as Eva-03) is the fourth functional Evangelion Unit and is designated as the second “Production” model, Eva-02 being the first. This does not mean that it should be considered the “final” version of Evangelion Units, however, as further exper...

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Evangelion Unit 04 (often abbreviated as Eva-04) is the fifth and final Evangelion Unit to be developed before the Mass Production Evangelion Units. Eva-04, like Eva-02 and Eva-03, is a “Production” model, however there was a separate experiment performed on this specific Unit in...

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“Mass Production Eva Units” refers to a collection of nine Evangelion Units (Eva-05 to Eva-13) that were produced in secret by SEELE and appear in the End of Evangelion movie. Each unit is nearly identical in appearance and has the same weapons and abilities. Their bodies are sim...

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The term “Angels” is a term that can refer to a variety of things but is often used to refer to otherworldly beings with unbelievable destructive power and abilities that are not yet fully understood by NERV. The destruction of Angels is the main objective of NERV, as the assumed...

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Adam is a being that is designated as the First Angel and, long before human history, was the first living being to arrive on Earth. It is one of several beings that carries a “Fruit of Life”, which is another name for an Angel’s S2 engine according to information in the PS2 (and...

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Lilith is a being that is designated as the Second Angel. Like Adam, Lilith is another creator of life, however, it carries a “Fruit of Knowledge” instead of a “Fruit of Life”. Although Adam’s appearance is largely unknown, Lilith is first shown briefly in Episode 15, where Misat...

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Sachiel is the first Angel shown in the Evangelion series and is designated as the Third Angel and named after the Angel of Water. It first appears emerging out of the ocean in Episode 1, but is not defeated until Episode 2. It is one of the Children of Adam and is the first Ange...

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Shamshel is the second Child of Adam to appear in the Evangelion anime and appears in Episode 3. It is designated as the Fourth Angel and is said to be named after the “Angel of the Morning”.

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Ramiel is a Child of Adam and appears in Episodes 5 and 6 and is designated as the Fifth Angel named after the “Angel of Thunder”.

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Gaghiel is a Child of Adam and is designated as the Sixth Angel named after the “Angel of the Fish”. It appears in Episode 8 of Neon Genesis Evangelion.

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Israfel is a Child of Adam and is designated as the Seventh Angel and named after the “twin Angels of Poetry, Music and Dance”. It appears in Episode 9 of Evangelion anime series.

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Sandalphon is a Child of Adam and is designated as the Eighth Angel named after the “Angel of Embryos”. It appears in Episode 10 of the Evangelion anime series.

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Matriel is a Child of Adam and is designated as the Ninth Angel named after the “Angel of Rain”. It appears in Episode 11 of the Evangelion anime series. This Angel attempts to infiltrate NERV Headquarters directly by using a powerful acid to melt through the ground. Matriel’s at...

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Sahaquiel is a Child of Adam and is designated as the Tenth Angel and is named after the “Angel of the Skies”. It appears in Episode 12 of the Evangelion anime series. It is first seen orbiting Earth above the Indian Ocean.

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Ireul is a Child of Adam and is designated as the Eleventh Angel named after the “Angel of Terror”. It appears in Episode 13 of the Evangelion anime series.

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Leliel is a Child of Adam and is designated as the Twelfth Angel named after the “Angel of the Night”. It appears in Episode 16 of the Evangelion anime series.

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Bardiel is a Child of Adam and is designated as the Thirteenth Angel and is named after the “Angel of Haze”. It appears in Episode 18 of the Evangelion anime series. This Angel is a parasitic being that appears as a fungus-like slime that is capable of forcefully taking control o...

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Zeruel is a Child of Adam and is designated as the Fourteenth Angel named after the “Angel of Strength”. It appears in Episode 19 of the Evangelion anime series.

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Arael is a Child of Adam and is designated as the Fifteenth Angel and “Angel of the Birds”. It appears in Episode 22 of the Evangelion anime series.

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Armisael is the final Child of Adam and is designated as the Sixteenth Angel and is named after the “Angel of the Womb”. It appears in Episode 23 of the Evangelion anime series.

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Tabris is the Seventeenth and Final Angel of the Evangelion anime series named after the “Angel of Free Will”. Tabris appears in Episode 24. Unlike most of the Angels shown throughout the series, Tabris is not a Child of Adam. Rather than being created by Adam, Tabris is said to ...

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There are several characters that are significantly different from their counterparts in *Neon Genesis Evangelion or are unique to the Evangelion Rebuild movies. The following list is an example of said characters:

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Neon Genesis Evangelion Death & Rebirth is the first theatrical film of the Evangelion series to be released. This movie is split into two sections: “Death” and “Rebirth”. “Death” is a recut and condensed version of the first 24 episodes of the anime series, while “Rebirth” i...

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The End of Evangelion is a movie based on the Evangelion series that acts as a retelling of the final two episodes of the original series. It is split into two halves that are referred to as “25’” and “26’”, alluding to the fact that these halves are an alternate version of Episo...

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Revival of Evangelion is the final Evangelion movie release before the announcement of the Evangelion Rebuild movies. It is essentially the culmination of Death & Rebirth and The End of Evangelion and is supposed to contain the entire story of Evangelion in a single release t...

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Evangelion: 1.0 You Are (Not) Alone is the first of four movies in the Rebuild of Evangelion movie series. This series acts as a recreation of the Neon Genesis Evangelion story on a fundamental level and has major differences when compared to the original in both story, character...

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Evangelion: 2.0 You Can (Not) Advance is the second of four movies in the Rebuild of Evangelion movie series. This series acts as a recreation of the Neon Genesis Evangelion story on a fundamental level and has major differences when compared to the original in both story, charac...

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Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo is the third of four movies in the Rebuild of Evangelion movie series. This series acts as a recreation of the Neon Genesis Evangelion story on a fundamental level and has major differences when compared to the original in both story, characters...

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Evangelion: 3.0+1.0 is the fourth and final entry the Rebuild of Evangelion movie series. This series acts as a recreation of the Neon Genesis Evangelion story on a fundamental level and has major differences when compared to the original in both story, characters, and developmen...

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Hideaki Anno (born May 22, 1960) is one of Japan’s leading animators who was born in Ube, in Yamaguchi Prefecture. He is famous around the world for being the creator of the Evangelion series and franchise that was a huge hit domestically and globally. In addition to animation he...

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GAINAX is a Japanese anime production company co-founded by Hideaki Anno and successful in the release of anime works such as Neon Genesis Evangelion, Nadia: The Secret of Blue Water, Gunbuster, FLCL, Gurren Lagann and more. Most widely-known as the anime studio that started the ...

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Tatsunoko Productions is a Japanese animation company located in Tokyo Japan, founded in 1962 by Tatsuo Yoshida and his brothers Kenji and Ippei (also known as Ippei Kuru). The studio has a long history and is said to be one of the anime pioneers with works including Japanese hou...

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Shiro Sagisu (born August 29, 1957) is a famous Japanese music producer, composer and orchestrator. He is from Setagaya in Tokyo. Sagisu is currently the president of P Productions an anime and special effects production company that was founded in the late 1960’s by his father, ...

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Khara, Inc, is the Japanese animation studio known for the Rebuild of Evangelion film franchise. The studio was founded by the creator of the original Neon Genesis Evangelion anime series, Hideaki Anno in May of 2006, and was made public when the studio posted job openings for th...

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Yoshiyuki Sadamoto (born January 29, 1962) is a Japanese illustrator and manga artist born in Tokushima city, Yamaguchi prefecture. He has a number of members in his family that work in the anime industry. His wife is the manga artist, Takaha Mako. His cousin is Tomoshi Sadamoto,...

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Fumino Hayashi (born January 23, year unknown) is a Japanese manga artist from Fukui prefecture. She is especially known for the manga, Neon Genesis Evangelion: Angelic Days. In 1995, she won the first “ENIX 21st century Manga Encouragement Grand Prize”. Then she made her major m...

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Maki Ozora is a graphical artist that currently works on video games published by Spike-Chunsoft. She is also a self-published manga artist and illustrator. Most notably, she is an artist that worked on part of the Evangelion spin-off manga series Petit Eva: Evangelion@School. Se...

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Ming Ming is a Japanese manga artist and illustrator that has worked on things from original manga to illustrations for written books. Although Ming Ming used to be active, the last noted work was published in 2015. Their most notable work is likely Neon Genesis Evangelion: Campu...

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Since the release of Neon Genesis Evangelion, numerous video games based on the series have been developed and released on many different platforms including the Sega Saturn, Nintendo 64 PS2, PSP, Windows PC, and more. Similarly, the genre of these games can range anywhere from c...

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Neon Genesis Evangelion 1st Impression is the first Evangelion video game ever released. It was originally developed for the Sega Saturn and launched on March 1st, 1996, but was later remade into an interactive DVD in 2004.

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Neon Genesis Evangelion: 2nd Impression is a video game based on the Neon Genesis Evangelion series. This game is a sequel to Neon Genesis Evangelion: 1st Impression and was developed for the Sega Saturn and released on March 7th, 1997. Like its predecessor, the game mainly uses ...

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Neon Genesis Evangelion: Girlfriend of Steel is a video game created by GAINAX following the Neon Genesis Evangelion timeline also known to Evangelion fans as ‘Iron Maiden’. The original game was released officially only in Japan for Windows PC in 1997. It was also released on Se...

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Neon Genesis Evangelion 64 is a video game released in 1999 only in Japan for the Nintendo 64 console created by Bandai. The game is a single player action game based on the Evangelion TV anime series and the animated film The End of Evangelion. The game plays through the story t...

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Neon Genesis Evangelion 2 is a single player role-playing game with elements of a dating and raising sim for the PlayStation 2 console based on the Evangelion TV anime series. Developed by Alfa System and published by Bandai in 2003. The game allows users to experience the Evange...

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Neon Genesis Evangelion: Shinji Ikari Raising Project is a dating and raising type game based on the Evangelion anime series produced by GAINAX for the PC in 2004. A manga with the same name based on the game was released in 2005. The plot of the game is set as the expansion of t...

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Neon Genesis Evangelion: Girlfriend of Steel 2 (Iron Maiden the 2nd) is a video game released in 2003, the sequel to the first of the series, Girlfriend of Steel/Iron Maiden. Developed by GAINAX and published by Broccoli. A similar visual novel style of gameplay, and despite bein...

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Secret of Evangelion is a video game that was developed by Cyber Front and released for PlayStation 2 in December 2006, then later ported to PlayStation Portable and Windows on June 28th, 2007. The PSP version of the game also had a limited edition release that sold for a suggest...

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Detective Evangelion is a PS2 video game that was developed by game studio Broccoli and released exclusively in Japan on January 18th, 2007. Three versions of the game were released: a standard version (sold for 7,140 yen), a premium edition (sold for 8,190 yen), and a “premium b...

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Evangelion: Battle Orchestra is a fighting game that was developed by the game studio Broccoli based on the Evangelion anime series. The game was originally released for the PlayStation 2 on June 28th, 2007. It would later be adapted and released again on the PlayStation Portable...

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Puchi Eva: Evangelion @ Game is a video game that is based on the spin-off 4-koma manga, Petit Eva: Evangelion @ School written by Maki Ozora. Another similar manga was created by Ryusuke Hamamoto. Much like the manga it is based on, many of the characters from the original serie...

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Evangelion: Jo is a 3D Mecha-style action game that was produced by Bandai Namco Entertainment. It was originally released for PlayStation 2 and PlayStation Portable on June 4th, 2009 and sold at a suggested retail price of 6,090 yen. It shares the Japanese title of the first Reb...

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“A Cruel Angel’s Thesis” is a J-Pop song that was used as the opening theme for the anime Neon Genesis Evangelion. Together with the anime series, this opening theme become an iconic song within the anime and otaku community in the 90’s and is still popular today.

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“Fly Me to the Moon” is a song that was originally written by Bart Howard in 1954 and was selected to be the ending theme for the popular anime series Neon Genesis Evangelion. One particular noteworthy trait of this ending theme is that each episode used a different variation of ...

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The original music for the soundtrack of Neon Genesis Evangelion was composed mainly by Shiro Sagisu, who has also worked on other popular anime series like Bleach, Magi, and SSSS.Gridman. For his work on the Neon Genesis Evangelion, he received an award for “Best Music Score” in...

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The Neon Genesis Evangelion manga is a series illustrated and written by Yoshiyuki Sadamoto based on the original anime series of the same name. Published by Kadokawa Shoten, the manga series initially started from Shonen Ace in December 1994 and concluded in November 2014. The m...

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Neon Genesis Evangelion: Angelic Days is a Japanese manga created by Fumino Hayashi based on the original Evangelion anime and is a spin-off of the video game Neon Genesis Evangelion: Girlfriend of Steel 2nd. Serialization of the Manga is by Kadokawa Shoten in Monthly Asuka from ...

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Petit Eva: Evangelion@School is a super cute deformed parody-style manga based on the Evangelion anime series. The manga was illustrated by Ryusuke Hamamoto and Maki Ozora and first published by Kadokawa Shoten in Shonen Ace. Petit Eva consisted of 3 volumes and ran from May 26, ...

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The Evangelion franchise has grossed more than ¥150 billion by 2007 in the Japanese and global markets just with merchandise and goods. Fans of the Evangelion series have been blessed with a variety of merchandise, from Evangelion model kits to character action figures. In additi...

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Neon Genesis Evangelion was one of the most popular mecha robot anime series of the 1990s. The human-like Evangelion Units became iconic robots in a time flooded with robot-based animes. To celebrate the release of the Evangelion movies that followed the TV anime series, Ikuto Ya...

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Like with other popular mecha series, Evangelion has merchandise that closely resemble “Gunpla” from the Gundam series. These models look like a standard character figure when completed, but they require an intense amount of assembly and, in some cases, painting and decal applica...

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Revoltech is a line of Japanese action figures that utilizes a special ‘Revolver Joint’ in the frame. This unique joint enables an action figure to have a wide range of motion and stability. Providing the action figure owner the ability to create a variety of dynamic poses. Revol...

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The Evangelion franchise has a wide range of merchandise. From fully detailed action figures to cute character toys. Here are a variety of different Evangelion toys that would be popular for all ages and fans.

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The Evangelion franchise has made millions through Evangelion merchandise, toys and related goods on a global scale. The famous mecha Evangelion Units and pilots Shinji, Asuka and Rei are iconic in the global anime community.

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Neon Genesis Evangelion is a Japanese anime TV series first aired in 1995 which received worldwide recognition and fame. The Evangelion Unit mecha robots mainly designed by Ikuto Yamashita became classic figures in the anime mecha scene. Also, the main characters designed by Yosh...

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The rise in the popularity of Neon Genesis Evangelion led to an incredible amount of merchandise and other goods being produced and sold all throughout Japan. Of course, this included figures and DVD sets like any other popular series, but the merchandise market Evangelion took a...

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The success of the Evangelion from the anime, manga, and merchandise made a significant impact on the Japanese popular culture. The series had a strong influence on the anime industry when it aired, which made a difference not only in the production for Japanese animation but als...

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The Evangelion franchise has a wide range of novelty merchandise available on the market. From interior design goods such as wallpaper, door mats, cushions to handheld daily goods such as pocket watches, mugs and iphone cases. Here are a variety of different Evangelion novelty me...

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Like with many popular anime series, Neon Genesis Evangelion released its original soundtrack composed by Shiro Sagisu on CD. As more entries into the series were released, like The End of Evangelion or the Rebuild series, more CD releases would follow. Various other compilation ...

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From the time that the Evangelion anime series aired on Japanese television in 1995 up until the newest Evangelion movie Evangelion Rebuild 3.0+1.0 in 2020 more than two decades have passed. Within this time Evangelion fans have been able to enjoy their favorite anime series at h...

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On October 12 2018, the Evangelion franchise teamed up with the world famous shoe brand New Balance and released a limited edition line of Evangelion ‘Fresh Foam Cruz’ design sneakers. The line consisted of 3 different designs, each based on characters and places significant to t...

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Godzilla vs. Evangelion: The Real 4-D is an amusement park attraction that created the world’s first collaboration between two major Japanese production franchises, Godzilla and Evangelion. This Godzilla vs Evangelion ride is an interactive 4D attraction released only at the Univ...

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The Evangelion Bar named ‘Evangelion Sakaba’ is an Evangelion themed bar restaurant that is open for limited periods of time as a campaign. This campaign is in collaboration with the official Evangelion goods store in Tokyo called ‘EVANGELION STORE TOKYO-01’.

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The [Neon Genesis Evangelion] (/otapedia/anime/neon_genesis_evangelion/) 500-series bullet train made its debut in November 2015 and made its last trip in May 2018. The train was a themed rendition of the popular 500-series bullet train. It’s Evangelion theming was prevalent thro...

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Evangelion has a significantly large fan base all around the world, and many die-hard fans enjoy creating their own version of Evangelion using through doujinshi, fanart and fanfiction. These creations are unofficial works but provide the creator, writer and fans place to explore...

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When Evangelion fans are looking to completely immerse themselves in to the Evangelion world and want to surround themselves with Evangelion goods, many visit the official Evangelion stores. These official stores are located all around Japan. The main store is based in Ikebukuro ...

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With the original 1995-96 Evangelion anime series being so successful, audiences quickly wanted a live action adaptation. A movie that could bring in adult themes to challenge and entertain viewers while simultaneously creating realistic God-tier cyborgs alongside real actors and...

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Evageeks is an encyclopedia of Evangelion related topics, much like it’s father site, Wikipedia. Here, users can find a plethora of information about anything Evangelion related, with easy to use navigation and clear sections on the homepage making it simple to use while still gi...

Last updated at, 12 Jan 2021

On June 27th, 2020, the long anticipated fourth movie in the Evangelion Franchise film tetralogy Rebuild of Evangelion 3.0+1.0 will hit Japanese theaters. The film, not only holding the closing of the tetralogy, also comes with a completely different ending than that of the serie...

Last updated at, 12 Jan 2021