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Postby silvermoonlight » Mon Apr 16, 2018 4:12 pm

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I thought she was going to say rebuild since its same show different context.
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Postby DarkBluePhoenix » Sat Apr 21, 2018 11:05 pm

So, as I was watching the new Lost in Space, I realized they sort of have an homage to Evangelion in there as a main plot point. It's a spoiler, so read at your own risk.
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So, there was a cataclysmic event in the show known as the "Christmas Star" that was a meteor that crashed and deteriorated the atmosphere of Earth. However, as we find out later in the season, the government covered up that it was an alien space ship that crash landed landed, which they salvaged the engines from to create the ship that ferries colonists from Earth to Alpha Centauri. So, something similar to what the UN did after Second Impact, calling the failed experiment in Antarctica on Adam a meteor impact.
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Postby Alaska Slim » Sun Apr 22, 2018 10:08 am

Wotakoi: Love is Hard for Otaku, ep 2

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They never say Gendo, but the scene plays the beginning drum beats of "Decisive Battle" while showing this, and they call out the guy on the left as being the "Fuyutsuki."


This episode also has a scene later between the two girls as "Aynami stan - Asuka stan" where I believe they're imitating stares you'd see of the characters at some point.
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Postby imprimatur13 » Mon Apr 23, 2018 8:21 am

Added to the Gendo Pose wiki page, thanks!
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Postby DarkBluePhoenix » Tue May 01, 2018 5:25 pm

Well, I'm not sure if this belongs here or requires a thread of its own, but here's a GQ article/review detailing the writer's reaction to watching NGE.
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Postby AdamMalkovitch » Thu May 03, 2018 11:37 am

View Original PostDarkBluePhoenix wrote:Well, I'm not sure if this belongs here or requires a thread of its own, but here's a GQ article/review detailing the writer's reaction to watching NGE.

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Postby DarkBluePhoenix » Thu May 03, 2018 11:51 am

^ Because the writer clearly bro'd the article to death?
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Postby DarkBluePhoenix » Thu May 03, 2018 10:58 pm

Sorry for the double post, however,

Kid's anime Shinkalion Episode 17 Parodies Evangelion. It apparently includes Gendo's pose and some black monoliths, and the EVA bullet train.
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Postby imprimatur13 » Mon May 07, 2018 8:51 am

Watching Darker than Black, I've noticed some apparent references/homages/vague similarities to NGE.

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This guy is someone the MC, Hei, meets. He is a researcher, working on divining the mystery of what happened to cause a cataclysmic event which created supernaturally powered beings, called "Contractors". Blondie gets ahold of a meteor fragment related to the incident. The fragment reminds me of the Admabryo, and what he says above reminds me of Kaworu. (You and I are the same, glad I met you, etc.)

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Need I say more?

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How Kamina-like, Blond Kaji-san.


The following isn't really a reference per se, but I thought it might amuse some. More of a common reference, I guess, along with NGE.

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Same episode:

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Now, I don't see anywhere where that character's reading the poem (perhaps he had it memorised?), but it's clearly a quote, when taken along with the episode title.
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Postby AdamMalkovitch » Fri May 25, 2018 7:55 pm

It's likely a coincidence, more of a reference to things like the Mothman and ghosts in general (my current theory is that he's in Xen and will occasionally break through dimensions to speak to those on Earth), but I couldn't help but notice the similarities between Half-Life's GMan and Rei Ayanami, specifically the quantum Reis. Both appear and subtly guide characters along their lives, both are mysterious and left unexplained, both are clearly not normal humans and have trouble understanding human speech patterns, and both are fan favorites. Although I sincerely hope that GMan is not Gordon's father, that would be kinda lame, and not to mention, it's slightly implied during GMan's speech in Episode Two when the Vortigaunts begin to revive the Alyx Vance, that GMan may have some connection to Alyx instead, saying he hand picked her from Black Mesa, and sits close to her when speaking directly to her at the end of his speech.
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Postby hui43210 » Thu May 31, 2018 6:53 am

https://www.olympicchannel.com/en/featu ... ano-tapes/ I've always wanted to see a hockey anime, guess we have the opening to it now lol. (Go to 1:12).
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