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Rebuild of Evangelion

Long time readers of this site know of my obsession with a certain Japanese cultural phenomenon: the anime epic called Evangelion. It is to anime what Tiger Woods is to the game of golf. Evangelion, in terms of visuals, story, theme and depth is head and shoulders above pretty much any other offering in the history of animation, Japanese or otherwise. In fact, since viewing the full original series and three resulting movies, all other anime products seem worthless to me. (This is not entirely true, as the films of Hayao Miyazaki exist in a universe of their own, and cannot be compared to other anime products.) To be more accurate, within the stereotypical anime subclass of “giant robot” TV shows, Evangelion is superlative and sublime art. Continue reading Rebuild of Evangelion