Neon Genesis Evangelion (新世紀エヴァンゲリオン Shin Seiki Evangerion, lit. New Century Evangelion?), commonly referred to as Evangelion, is a commercially and critically successful Japanese anime that began in October 1995. The series was highly influential, and launched the Neon Genesis Evangelion franchise. It won several major animation awards. The anime was created by Gainax, written and directed by Hideaki Anno, and co-produced by TV Tokyo and Nihon Ad Systems (NAS).
(Source - Wiki)
List of Characters
Plot Summary: At the age of 14 Shinji Ikari is summoned by his father to the city of Neo Tokyo-3 after several years of separation. There he unwillingly accepts the task of becoming the pilot of a giant robot by the name EVA01 and protect the world from the enigmatic invaders known as "angels." Even though he repeatedly questions why he has accepted this mission from his estranged and cold father, his doing so helps him to gradually accept himself. However, why exactly are the angels attacking and what are his fatherís true intentions are yet to be unraveled.
Genres: action, drama, psychological, science fiction
Themes: mecha, military, post-apocalyptic, real robot, self-identification
Age Rating: Older Teen
(Source - ANN)
Has anybody else hear this?! wtf d00d?! seriously, this is supposed to be one of the greatest/most recognized animes evar, and now it's being butchered! *dies* They better not screw this up, which means they better get INSANELY AWESOME voice actors or else there will be tons of problems between anime fans and cartoon network *readies knives, swords, kunai, shurikens, and pistol*
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