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by Reichu
Wed Apr 25, 2018 1:39 pm
Forum: Evangelion Discussion
Topic: Okay, let's try to figure out how sapient entity types work.
Replies: 24
Views: 607

Re: Okay, let's try to figure out how sapient entity types work.

You may want to fix your typos -- they render parts of your post illegible. Shinji is more a case of him shutting out the outside world because she's wrapped up in his own emotions, and less a matter of not being able to reason out information for the world around them in an efficient manner. (A) Yo...
by Reichu
Wed Apr 25, 2018 12:41 pm
Forum: Evangelion Discussion
Topic: Okay, let's try to figure out how sapient entity types work.
Replies: 24
Views: 607

Re: Okay, let's try to figure out how sapient entity types work.

Kaworu has a philosophical side but he's also prone to making decisions without much forethought and he often doesn't question much about what's going on around him. (snip) You talking about Kaworu here... or Shinji? :devil: I mean, you're trying to demonstrate that Kaworu is somehow different and ...
by Reichu
Tue Apr 24, 2018 6:31 am
Forum: Evangelion Chit-Chat
Topic: First half or Second half of EoE: Which was better in your opinion?
Replies: 13
Views: 202

Re: First half or Second half of EoE: Which was better in your opinion?

I know practically all of 26' by heart, whereas I haven't troubled myself nearly as much with 25'. First half has some indispensable stuff, but I just don't find the military invasion stuff anywhere near as interesting as the cosmic psychedelia it's replaced with.
by Reichu
Tue Apr 24, 2018 6:16 am
Forum: Everything Else Evangelion
Topic: Movies [Death, Death(true), Death(true)²]
Replies: 82
Views: 20146

Re: Movies [Death, Death(true), Death(true)²]

DarkBluePhoenix#876649 wrote:Where would that list be located?

First four here: https://wiki.evageeks.org/Category:Guides
by Reichu
Tue Apr 24, 2018 1:46 am
Forum: Evangelion Chit-Chat
Topic: Evangelion Soundtrack Is So Good?!?!?!
Replies: 6
Views: 127

Re: Evangelion Soundtrack Is So Good?!?!?!

Evangelion Soundtrack Is So Good?!?!?!

You sound emphatically uncertain about this.
by Reichu
Sun Apr 22, 2018 4:26 am
Forum: Evangelion Discussion
Topic: Okay, let's try to figure out how sapient entity types work.
Replies: 24
Views: 607

Re: Okay, let's try to figure out how sapient entity types work.

Just as a note, in Japanese, the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil is called Chie no Ki -- literally "the Tree of Wisdom" -- so naturally its fruit will be called Chie no Mi . It's referring to the exact same Judeo-Christian concept despite the slightly different phrasing. That's not ...
by Reichu
Thu Apr 19, 2018 5:57 pm
Forum: Evangelion Discussion
Topic: Okay, let's try to figure out how sapient entity types work.
Replies: 24
Views: 607

Re: Okay, let's try to figure out how sapient entity types work.

I would say at the end after Shinji pulled Rei out of him and everything turned blue the AATF was over hence Shinji separating from Rei. It's depicted more as a process from what I can tell. When Kaworu shows up, he asks, "Is it okay for A.T. Fields to hurt you and others once more?" -- a...
by Reichu
Mon Apr 16, 2018 12:35 pm
Forum: Evangelion Discussion
Topic: Okay, let's try to figure out how sapient entity types work.
Replies: 24
Views: 607

Re: Okay, let's try to figure out how sapient entity types work.

Additionally I would point out how Kaworu never once appears while the AATF is live. Why would this be other than his soul being incompatible? Kaworu appears before Gendo after Lilith spreads her AATF, and again before Shinji to enable his decision to let ATFs return (meaning, they had not returned...
by Reichu
Mon Apr 16, 2018 10:52 am
Forum: Evangelion Discussion
Topic: Okay, let's try to figure out how sapient entity types work.
Replies: 24
Views: 607

Re: Okay, let's try to figure out how sapient entity types work.

Why not make an FAQ thread with links to the various threads where the common topics people are tired of were already discussed? I'm too tired to do even that. (Not mere bluster -- I don't even have the energy to work on the Eva2 translation at the moment.) But if someone else wants* to slap togeth...
by Reichu
Mon Apr 16, 2018 8:02 am
Forum: Evangelion Discussion
Topic: Okay, let's try to figure out how sapient entity types work.
Replies: 24
Views: 607

Re: Okay, let's try to figure out how sapient entity types work.

You've got something of mine at the end of your post but it wasn't linked to my name or the post being responded to. I've fixed it this time, but for the future please make sure all quotes are properly attributed. You'll probably also get more answers by combing through the archives, just FYI. These...
by Reichu
Sun Apr 15, 2018 9:35 pm
Forum: Evangelion Discussion
Topic: Okay, let's try to figure out how sapient entity types work.
Replies: 24
Views: 607

Re: Okay, let's try to figure out how sapient entity types work.

The CI posits the Evas are a magnification of an ego and ego = ATF. Not actually what it says. Polished-up version: Evas are vessels for souls that abandoned human form -- egos magnified through embodiment as giant human beings. Possibly still off a little, but whatever the case the magnified ego (...
by Reichu
Sat Apr 14, 2018 4:41 pm
Forum: Evangelion Chit-Chat
Topic: "You know you're obsessed with NGE when" thread
Replies: 1418
Views: 168679

Re: "You know you're obsessed with NGE when" thread

Quite the opposite. If there weren't laws protecting intellectual property, people would just steal each other's ideas and not come up with new ideas of their own. Copyright laws promote creativity! I don't see how. So-called "derivative works" are no less likely to be lacking in creativi...
by Reichu
Thu Apr 12, 2018 2:48 pm
Forum: Fandom Area
Topic: Neon Genesis Evangelion: Digitally Re-Created VHS Subtitles
Replies: 38
Views: 10549

Re: Neon Genesis Evangelion: Digitally Re-Created VHS Subtitles

Although saying it was probably always intended to be Lilin may be a bit bold considering how much has changed from NGE to Rebuild. Can you think of a single example, between NGE and NTE, where a shared key name or term had (A) the Japanese remain the same BUT (B) the official translation or romani...
by Reichu
Thu Apr 12, 2018 2:26 pm
Forum: Fandom Area
Topic: The End of Evangelion: Fansub Amalgamation
Replies: 21
Views: 4700

Re: The End of Evangelion: Fansub Amalgamation

The pronunciation (and nautical nomenclature) also corresponds to the English word "keel," so what indication is there that it's from German and not English? The character is pretty obviously supposed to be German (at least culturally, so he could be Austrian like his namesake Konrad Lore...
by Reichu
Thu Apr 12, 2018 6:15 am
Forum: Fandom Area
Topic: Neon Genesis Evangelion: Digitally Re-Created VHS Subtitles
Replies: 38
Views: 10549

Re: Neon Genesis Evangelion: Digitally Re-Created VHS Subtitles

Also, I would've complained about Lilim/Lilin but I forgot that supplementary material and spin-off manga call the 18th Angel Lilim. Lilin, however, is the official romanization for the Rebuilds, as shown in the phony trailer for You Can (Not) Redo which was shown after You Can (Not) Advance. While...
by Reichu
Wed Apr 11, 2018 6:38 am
Forum: Everything Else Evangelion
Topic: [Game] Neon Genesis Evangelion 2: Another Cases
Replies: 656
Views: 129411

Re: [Game] Neon Genesis Evangelion 2: Another Cases

Some stuff's been happening IRL and I haven't gotten too much done the past couple of weeks. Seems like the rest of you have been busy as well, so no real issue, I suppose. Meantime, I have grabbed some Japanese grammars plus a handbook on the Kansai dialect (*shakes fist at Toji*) and I'll keep try...
by Reichu
Wed Apr 11, 2018 6:26 am
Forum: Fandom Area
Topic: Neon Genesis Evangelion: Digitally Re-Created VHS Subtitles
Replies: 38
Views: 10549

Re: Neon Genesis Evangelion: Digitally Re-Created VHS Subtitles

Typo fixed.

The ending 'wa' was in the actual script, though you're right it's omitted in the final. Fortunately it doesn't change the meaning at all.
by Reichu
Wed Apr 11, 2018 6:17 am
Forum: Fandom Area
Topic: The End of Evangelion: Fansub Amalgamation
Replies: 21
Views: 4700

Re: The End of Evangelion: Fansub Amalgamation

What evidence suggests Kiel is more accurate? Lorenz's first name is written in katakana as キール, the pronunciation of which corresponds to the German name "Kiel". In German, a name spelled "Keel" would be pronounced sort of like the name of a certain bitter leafy green; one woul...

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