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Postby Dima » Sun Oct 11, 2015 4:19 pm

View Original PostSachi wrote:Are you saying that Fuyutsuki isn't that tall?


Well yes, he certainly isn't considered that tall. He is tall but right in the limit of be considered tall. He looks really tall to us because the rest of the cast (with exception Kaji and maybe Gendo) is average/short, as it should be since we are talking about a Japanese cast and in Japan the average height is 1.72 for men and 1.58 for women.

In general, relatively tall can be considered someone with/or over 1.75 and tall someone with over/or 1.80 height.
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Postby Gob Hobblin » Sun Oct 11, 2015 4:40 pm

Except what we know of Misato places her at 163 centimeters (or 5'3 and a half inches) in height. Judging her height versus both Gendo and Fuyutsuki, the more likely estimate is that they are at least six feet tall, and thus taller than the average Japanese man (which makes sense, given that they are taller than the other men in the same line-ups).

Remember, they aren't designed to the Japanese average, to emphasize their authority: they tower over everyone.
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Postby pwhodges » Sun Oct 11, 2015 4:41 pm

Let's just say the heights are unclear. Here are two useful pictures, with scales on - but sadly they don't agree. So if the Japanese themselves don't really know the exact heights, who are we to tell them?

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Postby Bagheera » Sun Oct 11, 2015 5:08 pm

Man, I don't even know why this is a point of discussion. We know Misato's stated height, and we have a height comparison of all the cast in official materials, so what's left to discuss?

Also, I'm really unclear as to why a height chart from the new movies is being used in this thread, since we know the characters have different heights in those films than they did in NGE. Using such a chart here is misleading at best.
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Postby Arcadia's legacy » Sun Oct 11, 2015 5:11 pm

That and we all remember the heights of the EVA's themselves differing greatly in NGE. Who's to say that these same animation errors cant also apply to the characters?
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Postby Sicarius VI » Sun Oct 11, 2015 5:11 pm

View Original PostDima wrote:Maybe you are right, except one thing tho.

Tall?

Really?


Where you responding to me? It's been almost a year since I made that post, and I forgot I had actually made it.
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Postby NemZ » Sun Oct 11, 2015 5:14 pm

merged from elsewhere to a more on-topic thread.
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Postby Sicarius VI » Sun Oct 11, 2015 5:15 pm

Whoops my bad.

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Postby elcruzado » Mon Sep 04, 2017 3:38 am

Perhaps the Eva pilots are so short because they were born after the Second Impact. In the chaos that followed, I'm sure they didn't get proper nutrition, which stunted their growth. Average Japanese male height in the 1700s was like 5'1 anyways.

(I apologize for the necropost. I first read this thread like 4 years ago when I first watched Eva. I recently rewatched the series and this dawned on me, so I decided to finally make a Evageeks account.)

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Postby pwhodges » Mon Sep 04, 2017 4:31 am

Or perhaps it's just that they are, y'know, children.
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Postby Cybermat47 » Mon Sep 04, 2017 6:13 am

I haven't seen this much discussion about height since people started speculating about Godzilla: Monster Planet.
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Postby ChaddyManPrime » Tue Sep 05, 2017 4:47 am

All the kids are midgets, I .
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