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by BlueBasilisk
Wed Jan 18, 2017 8:22 pm
Forum: Rebuild of Evangelion
Topic: Was Seele Trying to Redo Genesis in 3.0?
Replies: 4
Views: 233

Re: Was Seele Trying to Redo Genesis in 3.0?

Nice post! I know some traditions do link Lilith with the serpent. It's therefore somewhat fitting that the 12th Angel emerges from inside her corpse. I did a bit more thinking about this today and some interesting ideas came to me. Part of my puzzlement with Seele's attitude toward the Fruit of Kno...
by BlueBasilisk
Wed Jan 18, 2017 7:02 am
Forum: Rebuild of Evangelion
Topic: Asuka's plugsuit
Replies: 51
Views: 5880

Re: Asuka's plugsuit

The ribbed plugsuits Mari, Kaworu and Shinji wear were the next gen models introduced in 2.0 before Wille and Nerv split. Why is the 05 still there, though? I suppose a number of these suits could have been synthesized while Mari was still at Bethany Base, and, assuming plugsuits don't have a highly...
by BlueBasilisk
Tue Jan 17, 2017 7:34 pm
Forum: Rebuild of Evangelion
Topic: Asuka's plugsuit
Replies: 51
Views: 5880

Re: Asuka's plugsuit

It's also curious that Mari is still using the old Unit 05 plugsuit during Operation US. Did they not issue her a new one when she was assigned to Unit 08? Surely it's not the same one she was using at the end of 2.0. I got the impression that Gendo wanted Wille to take Eva-01 back from orbit, he ne...
by BlueBasilisk
Sun Jan 15, 2017 10:59 pm
Forum: Rebuild of Evangelion
Topic: Was Seele Trying to Redo Genesis in 3.0?
Replies: 4
Views: 233

Re: Was Seele Trying to Redo Genesis in 3.0?

Thanks! I'm not at all well-read when it comes to theology or biblical matters and I debated for a couple hours whether to bring it up. I was looking into that particular chapter to see how much Kaworu could be compared to the snake and thought that the material seemed awfully familiar. :lol:
by BlueBasilisk
Sun Jan 15, 2017 10:02 pm
Forum: Rebuild of Evangelion
Topic: Was Seele Trying to Redo Genesis in 3.0?
Replies: 4
Views: 233

Was Seele Trying to Redo Genesis in 3.0?

Had this idea while drafting a post for the Eva subreddit today and need to get it out of my head. I noticed there are a lot of similarities between Genesis chapter 3 with the story of the fall and 3.0's plot structure. You have the obvious with Seele proudly displaying the serpent and the apple in ...
by BlueBasilisk
Tue Jan 10, 2017 6:51 am
Forum: Rebuild of Evangelion
Topic: Did Asuka and Misato really hate Shinji in 3.0?
Replies: 59
Views: 2534

Re: Did Asuka and Misato really hate Shinji in 3.0?

Joseki#854276 wrote:Anyway right after the choker detonates Mari is well aware that Shinji is still alive, so somehow they knew it wasn't on Shinji's head.


The DSS choker monitors and transmits biometric data. Mari almost certainly knew when it notified her of a possible 13th Angel manifesting.
by BlueBasilisk
Sat Jan 07, 2017 2:10 pm
Forum: Rebuild of Evangelion
Topic: Impact trigger disrepancy
Replies: 71
Views: 1858

Re: Impact trigger disrepancy

Have people speak to him, I can see Sakura/Mari doing that if no one else. Have him apologize for what he has done and also express a desire to make amends for it. Have him maybe contribute in small ways to make himself useful, have him slowly regain trust and regularly communicate with him. He mig...
by BlueBasilisk
Fri Jan 06, 2017 6:44 pm
Forum: Rebuild of Evangelion
Topic: Impact trigger disrepancy
Replies: 71
Views: 1858

Re: Impact trigger disrepancy

Well they could level the place and kill the mastermind and his man servant, I mean, they are literally right above the hole where NERV HQ is... seems like a missed opportunity, or a colossal fuck up on Misato's part. Nerv HQ is in a very strong defensive position. It's thousands of feet in the air...
by BlueBasilisk
Thu Jan 05, 2017 8:39 pm
Forum: Rebuild of Evangelion
Topic: Impact trigger disrepancy
Replies: 71
Views: 1858

Re: Impact trigger disrepancy

Plus Nerv was on the business end of some military action in the past. Wille knows Seele and Gendo are the true culprits and Misato is hellbent to destroy them. Kaworu probably was being fed a line of bullshit and didn't realize it until it was too late. Again, what benefit does he get from lying to...
by BlueBasilisk
Wed Jan 04, 2017 6:14 pm
Forum: Rebuild of Evangelion
Topic: Impact trigger disrepancy
Replies: 71
Views: 1858

Re: Impact trigger disrepancy

You're quite right. Some of the things he says do seem to be true. His description of what the Human Instrumentality Project is supposed to do jives with everything Seele and Gendo have said about it, although he then leads Shinji to the conclusion that it's Gendo's doing instead of Seele's own pet ...
by BlueBasilisk
Wed Jan 04, 2017 7:06 am
Forum: Rebuild of Evangelion
Topic: Impact trigger disrepancy
Replies: 71
Views: 1858

Re: Impact trigger disrepancy

He didn't want Gendo's particular version of Fourth Impact to happen, which is what we got since he sabotaged the spears. They way things were going, given the knowledge that Kaworu is Seele's Child, is guilt-tripping Shinji, and is also promising him a vague "happiness", it appears that ...
by BlueBasilisk
Tue Jan 03, 2017 11:53 pm
Forum: Rebuild of Evangelion
Topic: Impact trigger disrepancy
Replies: 71
Views: 1858

Re: Impact trigger disrepancy

Even the idea that Third Impact killed billions is something people just ran with on their own. When Shinji asks Kaworu what happened to the people in the city, Kaworu doesn't respond. He just goes on about the nature of Instrumentality (or so he claims). The actual scope and death toll of 3I is tot...
by BlueBasilisk
Tue Jan 03, 2017 9:04 am
Forum: Evangelion Final [SPOILERS]
Topic: List of future promotional events?
Replies: 20
Views: 1888

Re: List of future promotional events?

Yep! Anno's done drawings of Unit 08 (the first official reveal of its design), Unit 02's new head design, awakened Unit 01, and one that just said "Evangelion 3.0+1.0 etc." The last couple years haven't been Eva related though. One was for The Wind Rises, one Shin Godzilla, and the most ...
by BlueBasilisk
Mon Jan 02, 2017 5:57 pm
Forum: Evangelion Final [SPOILERS]
Topic: List of future promotional events?
Replies: 20
Views: 1888

Re: List of future promotional events?

Don't forget the lantern festival! :tongue: That's usually the first or second week of August.
by BlueBasilisk
Sun Jan 01, 2017 7:45 pm
Forum: Related Works & People
Topic: Shin Gojira (a.k.a. Godzilla Resurgence)
Replies: 976
Views: 67911

Re: Shin Gojira (a.k.a. Godzilla Resurgence)

movieartman#853451 wrote:Close up shots of the tail humanoids & concept art...
https://www.dreadcentral.com/news/20531 ... noid-army/


Took me a while to figure out why the cyclops looks so familiar. They look like the homunculus dummies from the end of Fullmetal Alchemist
by BlueBasilisk
Sun Jan 01, 2017 5:22 pm
Forum: Evangelion Final [SPOILERS]
Topic: List of future promotional events?
Replies: 20
Views: 1888

Re: List of future promotional events?

There's April 1st too. It's the start of Japan's fiscal year and a lot of studios announce new and upcoming projects then. There's also usually an update on evangelion.co.jp.
by BlueBasilisk
Sat Dec 31, 2016 8:47 pm
Forum: Rebuild of Evangelion
Topic: Who'se really in charge of Wille
Replies: 24
Views: 1114

Re: Who'se really in charge of Wille

And all of their ships and equipment appear to be well-maintained and up to date, though more spartan and less flashy than old Nerv was. The one exception is Asuka's first taped up plugsuit and we don't know the story behind that yet. I wonder how long Wille's fleet has existed in its current state?...
by BlueBasilisk
Sat Dec 31, 2016 1:21 pm
Forum: Completely and Utterly Off-Topic
Topic: 2016 Positivity Thread (Good things that happened, you came across, etc.)
Replies: 21
Views: 668

Re: 2016 Positivity Thread (Good things that happened, you came across, etc.)

I got promoted to a new, higher paying position after a couple years of trying. It's still frustrating in its own ways but I'm looking at it as a stepping stone to new job skills and better things. ^_^
by BlueBasilisk
Sat Dec 31, 2016 10:22 am
Forum: Everything Else Evangelion
Topic: [Merch] Evangelion Figures Superthread [3]
Replies: 1371
Views: 730938

Re: [Merch] Evangelion Figures Superthread [3]

Riobot Nerv is available for pre-order on Amazon. Pretty cool design but it doesn't look much like an Eva. More like an Orbital Frame.

And a new smiling Asuka Premium Figure!
by BlueBasilisk
Sat Dec 31, 2016 8:56 am
Forum: Rebuild of Evangelion
Topic: Who'se really in charge of Wille
Replies: 24
Views: 1114

Re: Who'se really in charge of Wille

^Seele did the same thing. Kaworu said the promised time had arrived when Mark.06 descended to earth, but nothing came of that until 14 years later either. Seems like they both had to regroup after whatever happened during 3rd Impact. I think Gendo's strength isn't that he has everything plotted out...

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