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Postby Blockio » Thu Jun 17, 2021 6:06 pm

Well, we have the power to changte that by pointing at the tweets every time someone brings it up
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Postby FreakyFilmFan4ever » Wed Jul 21, 2021 1:58 pm

Honestly, the idea (whether peddled by AWL or ADV) that the version on Netflix is the exact same Gainax script that AWL encountered back in 2001 assumes too much for my liking. It assumes that Gainax kept good records of their production and distribution materials, and it also assumes that Gainax actually handed all that stuff over to Khara once they bought NGE from them. None of that rings believable for me. Gainax couldn’t find the original camera negatives to Ep 16 for their 2003 Renewal releases of NGE to save their dying studio, so them keeping a foreign translation of their old scripts in a vault is highly unlikely. Also, Gainax kept what surviving production materials they had from Khara even after the rights acquisition, such as animation cels and key frame art, and illegally sold them to collectors without Khara’s consent. Even if the in-house 2001 English translated script of EoE somehow survived Gainax’s impressively incompetent “curation,” there’s a small chance that they kept it from Khara and sold it to a collector sometime back in 2015 or later.

None of this is meant to call AWL a liar or imply that she’s otherwise dishonest. She’s honestly been the focus of so much hate that she’s been through enough already. Whatever you think she’s at fault for doing, she’s already paid for that 1000 times over. But I really doubt that the dub used on Netflix had anything to do with whatever AWL might be misremembering from way back in 2001. I know I can’t remember every single word of a document I read 20 years ago, so I don’t hold her to the those impossible standards either.
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