Should I watch the rebuilds?

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Should I watch the rebuilds?

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Postby SpaceCowboy35 » Wed Nov 07, 2018 8:12 am

I am curious about its quality

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Postby pwhodges » Wed Nov 07, 2018 8:37 am

By all means watch the Rebuild films if you're prepared to take them on their own terms. But if you will only consider them as a remake of the series you are likely to get very annoyed when you come to the aspects of them which are not.
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Postby Joseki » Wed Nov 07, 2018 1:33 pm

If you can wait 3 years unspoiled you should wait for the fourth movie to be available with english subtitles.

If you can't you should watch them, they get a lot of underserved hate just because they are named Evangelion and everyone expect them to be NGE with better graphics.
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Postby ErgoProxy » Wed Nov 07, 2018 1:48 pm

SpaceCowboy35 wrote:quality

1.0: Rei shows ass,
2.0: Misato shows ass,
3.0: Lilith shows ass,
4.0: ...?!

But if you're asking about technical quality of animation and stuff - sure, Rebuilds are way better than the original series.
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Postby ShonHam » Thu Nov 08, 2018 6:26 am

It definitely adds to the overall experience in my personal opinion and allows you to join in more forms of conversation. If you think of and measure them based on their own merits and without allowing the original to sour your experience they're definitely worth while and of quality.
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Postby FreakyFilmFan4ever » Thu Nov 08, 2018 10:36 am

Watch the first two. Then wait about a year. Do something else, I dunno. Watch some other trash anime or something.

Then watch the first two again. Wait about another year. Have some fun. Read a book or whatever.

Then, what the heck, watch the first two a third time. They’re fun and great, right?

Right after that watch the third one. It’s weird, confusing, and extremely jarring. The film presents a rollercoaster of a ride that is hard to recover from.

Sometime after watching the third film, rewatch the first two yet again. You’ll notice that the first two movies aren’t quite the same as they were before you watched the third one. Misato’s a different character entirely, and Rei is an even stronger anomaly than she ever was in the TV show. It’s almost like watching the third film for the first time summoned Anno himself to sneak into your movie collection while you were unaware and replace the first two films with other versions that are exactly the same, only different. You can never see these movies the same way ever again, and you miss the times when you could see them as they once were.

I'm looking forward to something similar happening with Shin Eva's release. If I set enough traps, I can perhaps catch the summoned Anno as he's sneaking around my house replacing my Eva discs.
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Postby SpaceCowboy35 » Thu Nov 08, 2018 11:06 am

View Original PostErgoProxy wrote:1.0: Rei shows ass,
2.0: Misato shows ass,
3.0: Lilith shows ass,
4.0: ...?!

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Postby The Eva Monkey » Thu Nov 08, 2018 12:14 pm

With 3.0, both in terms of its direction, and conclusion, I would recommend waiting for 3.0+1.0 to be released so you can watch them all without significant interruption. Do you want to watch three films in a week and then wait ~3 years to watch the fourth one?
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Postby SpaceCowboy35 » Thu Nov 08, 2018 12:18 pm

1. huge fan for about a year now
2. Couldn't I just rewatch them when it comes out?
3. If I do, how do I avoid spoilers

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Postby DarkBluePhoenix » Sun Nov 11, 2018 10:51 pm

View Original PostErgoProxy wrote:1.0: Rei shows ass,
2.0: Misato shows ass,
3.0: Lilith shows ass,
4.0: ...?!

Any bets on who 4.0 will show off? Asuka... Sakura... Shinji?
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Postby ErgoProxy » Mon Nov 12, 2018 2:27 pm

I think that someone has already found the answer:facepalm:
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Postby robersora » Mon Nov 12, 2018 8:12 pm

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Postby DarkBluePhoenix » Mon Nov 12, 2018 10:00 pm

View Original PostErgoProxy wrote:I think that someone has already found the answer:facepalm:

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Postby kuribo-04 » Fri Nov 16, 2018 3:51 pm

View Original PostErgoProxy wrote:1.0: Rei shows ass,
2.0: Misato shows ass,
3.0: Lilith shows ass,
4.0: ...?!

But if you're asking about technical quality of animation and stuff - sure, Rebuilds are way better than the original series.

NGE had tons of fanservice too.

Topic: Absolutely watch them. They blew me away. Just watch em now I'd say. 3.0 is a lot to unpack.
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