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by thewayneiac
Fri Sep 18, 2020 5:31 pm
Forum: Evangelion Discussion
Topic: Kaji
Replies: 5
Views: 810

Re: Kaji

Kaji: Besides, it looks like they'll find out that I diverted the sample of Adam to Commander Ikari, so I have to guard my own interests too, or various bad things will happen.” I think he means that if Fuyutsuki kept talking they would learn Kaji stole the Adam sample. He interrupted the interroga...
by thewayneiac
Mon Aug 24, 2020 9:45 pm
Forum: Evangelion Discussion
Topic: The Train (Episode 19)
Replies: 32
Views: 7308

Re: The Train (Episode 19)

AWinters#896848 wrote:Here's a thought: was Toji dying?


No, because Toji didn't die in the anime,
SPOILER: Show
just in the manga.
by thewayneiac
Thu Apr 30, 2020 10:50 am
Forum: Evangelion Discussion
Topic: What is the composition of LCL?
Replies: 12
Views: 2343

Re: What is the composition of LCL?

Here is a really old thread where the nature of LCL was thoroughly debated. Note that the thread's originator went on to largely abandon his theory, though I'm still fond of it.

https://forum.evageeks.org/thread/3778/Behavioral-logic-of-LCL/?hilit=lcl
by thewayneiac
Tue Aug 27, 2019 3:43 pm
Forum: Evangelion Discussion
Topic: New info re: Episode 20 continuity error?
Replies: 14
Views: 18919

Re: New info re: Episode 20 continuity error?

There's an aspect to this that I don't ever recall discussing: what happened to the street clothes that he was wearing?
by thewayneiac
Mon Aug 12, 2019 6:32 pm
Forum: Evangelion Chit-Chat
Topic: How do we know that Lilith had her own spear?
Replies: 12
Views: 10676

Re: How do we know that Lilith had her own spear?

The moons weren't supposed to crash. Adam's White Moon landed normally on Antarctica (which later ended up at the South Pole due to continental drift), sometime later something went wrong that caused Lilith's Black Moon to crash here, causing First Impact, and destroying Lilith's spear. The spears w...
by thewayneiac
Fri Aug 09, 2019 2:28 pm
Forum: Evangelion Discussion
Topic: Rebuilds being a continuation of EoE?
Replies: 17
Views: 13214

Re: Rebuilds being a continuation of EoE?

Maybe it's as simple as 3.0 + 1.0 = 4.0.
by thewayneiac
Tue Aug 06, 2019 3:54 pm
Forum: Evangelion Discussion
Topic: New info re: Episode 20 continuity error?
Replies: 14
Views: 18919

Re: New info re: Episode 20 continuity error?

That translation does make more sense, but it still doesn't help us know whether they animated it that way deliberately, or if that line was written to cover up a continuity error.
by thewayneiac
Sun Jul 07, 2019 2:49 pm
Forum: Evangelion Discussion
Topic: Why was Shinji separated from Unit 01? (Episode 20)
Replies: 2
Views: 1973

Re: Why was Shinji separated from Unit 01? (Episode 20)

I think the idea is that Yui threw him out. The actual significant thing here is that he is spit out of the core, not the Entry Plug. Apparently his soul moved there to visit Yui. Also, he formed a new body using LCL from the core, not from the Entry Plug where he dissolved. Here we first learn that...
by thewayneiac
Sun Jul 07, 2019 12:38 pm
Forum: Evangelion Discussion
Topic: Visually matching shots
Replies: 8
Views: 9350

Re: Visually matching shots

The old Eva Commentary site had a page for this called the Recyclodedia, but it never got moved to the new site. (My fault entirely; I never got up the energy to do the re-organizing it needed. (The parallelism examples and the reused footage stuff were all mixed together and needed to be split into...
by thewayneiac
Sun Apr 14, 2019 3:41 pm
Forum: Evangelion Discussion
Topic: Theory on Evas and Rei Creation
Replies: 9
Views: 8010

Re: Theory on Evas and Rei Creation

Actually, what apparently happened is that Rei was created during the salvage operation, not sometime afterward. Thus the operation wasn't a total failure. They salvaged Yui's body, albeit in child form, but they somehow got Lilith's soul instead of Yui's. For this to happen, Unit-01 must have still...
by thewayneiac
Wed Feb 27, 2019 8:25 pm
Forum: Completely and Utterly Off-Topic
Topic: Celebrity RIP Thread
Replies: 1803
Views: 218481

Re: Celebrity RIP Thread

Peter Tork , guitarist for the Monkees The Monkees got a raw deal. It wasn't true that they couldn't play; they played in concerts in front of thousands of people. The true story was that they didn't play on the recordings because they were busy filming a TV series, and that was only true of the fi...
by thewayneiac
Tue Nov 20, 2018 3:42 pm
Forum: Completely and Utterly Off-Topic
Topic: Only in Japan...
Replies: 1666
Views: 256221

Re: Only in Japan...

Here's how they taught U.S. history in Japan in the 1860s:

https://twitter.com/nick_kapur/status/1062823813338091520

They should make this into an Anime!
by thewayneiac
Tue Oct 23, 2018 7:26 pm
Forum: Evangelion Discussion
Topic: Tokyo-3: Population and Casualties during the War Against Angels
Replies: 10
Views: 3625

Re: Tokyo-3: Population and Casualties during the War Against Angels

Here's an old thread that includes an image featuring civilian casualties:

http://forum.evageeks.org/post/261909/Ha-It-is-funny-because-a-baby-gets-dead/#261909

Unfortunately, the first of the two images, the "before" image, seems to be dead.
by thewayneiac
Fri Sep 14, 2018 4:37 pm
Forum: The Editorium
Topic: Commentary: Episode 07
Replies: 42
Views: 25496

Re: Commentary: Episode 07

I think that all that's missing from Ep. 08 is translations for the missing cuts.
by thewayneiac
Sun Jul 01, 2018 4:36 pm
Forum: Evangelion Discussion
Topic: NGE: Episode 05, EVA-00 accident
Replies: 8
Views: 2861

Re: NGE: Episode 05, EVA-00 accident

Lavinius#879996 wrote:Gendou says そうか viz. sou ka.


"Ka" means it's a question, right? So would "Is that so?" have been a little better than "I see"?
by thewayneiac
Wed Jan 17, 2018 9:27 pm
Forum: Evangelion Discussion
Topic: Would Eating An Angel Be Considered Cannibalism?
Replies: 15
Views: 1906

Re: Would Eating An Angel Be Considered Cannibalism?

VUX#871611 wrote:What is it made of then?


Particle-Wave Matter

https://wiki.evageeks.org/Particle-Wave_Matter
by thewayneiac
Thu Jan 04, 2018 4:58 pm
Forum: Evangelion Chit-Chat
Topic: Non-dialogue differences between English Dub and Original JP audio?
Replies: 3
Views: 1594

Re: Non-dialogue differences between English Dub and Original JP audio?

I don't know if you are going to bother with Death and Rebirth , but the most infamous instance of substitution occurs there. It cuts directly from the scene where Kaji is shot to the scene where Asuka slaps Shinji for telling her that Kaji is dead. In the Japanese version they use the sound of Shin...

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