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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 Reichu » Sat Sep 23, 2017 3:55 pm

Related-ish:

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For the first time in many years, I was possessed by an urgent need to know just how massive Lilith's corpse actually is. This crude but nonetheless educational image was the result. The Lilith Islands would be approximately 127 km from head to knee!

Disclaimer: With NGE being a bit flaky when it comes to how big things are relative to one another (and EoE pushing this to especially ludicrous new degrees), this is obviously just a rough idea. Some notes:

- Google Maps for the map.
- Source image for GNR is the shot where her wings evaporate, shortly before she falls apart into chunks. Sorry for potato quality; even the BD version wasn't big enough, and I didn't feel like redrawing it.
- Sketchy lines under GNR are meant to show the submerged section of thigh. (Rest of legs would be lying shin-down on ocean floor.)
- Black Moon plus explosion crater is scaled to map according to the diameter of the BM provided in production material, which is 12.75 km. In the actual show from the movie, the BM is far too large.
- Height of bent-back GNR calculated from the image where the Moon bleeds on her abdomen before exploding. Again, using 12.75 km as the diameter of the Black Moon.
- Lake Ashi shows through the Black Moon to indicate where Tokyo-3 had been. (The city it at the north shore of the lake.)
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- Final scene of EoE takes place in Manazuru? (EDIT: whoops, that's underwater) I dunno lol

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Postby Joseki » Sat Sep 23, 2017 4:25 pm

Isn't Manazuro under the sea level post second impact?
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Postby Mr. Tines » Sat Sep 23, 2017 4:45 pm

Back in the day I wrote this

Start by taking 160km/100 miles as a round number for Giant Naked Rei (GNR)'s height (though actually she looks taller than 12 geofront diameters)


which pretty much accords with your value, with the caveat that I was going for a round number and felt that might be an underestimate, based on

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Postby Reichu » Sat Sep 23, 2017 5:05 pm

View Original PostJoseki wrote:Isn't Manazuro under the sea level post second impact?

Oh yeah, I forgot about that. XD Thanks for the reminder!

EDIT: I messed up my scaling badly somewhere, evidenced in the fact that GNR and the Black Moon are not to proper scale with each other. Sigh! I'll post a fixed version later. Nope! Redid all my work and it turned out to be (hopefully!) just a side effect of GNR's proportions being drawn differently between the reference image and the aerial view. Some further tweaking can be done (make Black Moon very slightly smaller and GNR very slightly bigger), which I'll incorporate into the probable Ver.2.0.

EDIT 2: Fixed problem noted by Mr. Tines below.

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Postby Mr. Tines » Sun Sep 24, 2017 5:19 am

between the [url=I've since


Did anything important get lost in the edit?
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Postby Chuckman » Sun Sep 24, 2017 8:33 pm

I want to ski on Lilth's boobs.

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Postby FreakyFilmFan4ever » Fri Sep 29, 2017 8:12 am

When entering a thread about character heights, I wasn't expecting this (for some reason).

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Postby Cybermat47 » Fri Sep 29, 2017 8:31 am

First Lilith, then Godzilla... Anno really likes putting giant creepy things near Kamakura.
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