kuribo-04 wrote:Rebuild is already filled with meta commentary I'd argue. 3.0 specifically (which imo is the best of the three, let's agree to disagree on that) seems to target RahXephon specifically (an online pal of mine could go more in-depth) to show how post-Eva works just took Eva's aesthetics to create more power fantasies (hence Shinji's shonen moment at the end of 2.0, which is where the RahXephon commentary starts, destroying the world, and Shinji (not) being able to redo things in the third installment, which would have been another wish fulfillment fantasy). The Wille staff has uniforms similar to RahXephons even.
Interesting. I'd need more evidence to be convinced but it's an interesting theory.
let's call it what it really is
It's literally a boring NGE copy. And they weren't even inconspicuous about it either. They even copied the water drop animation.