Did Asuka Love Shinji?

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Postby AznDarkBurrow [ANF] » Sat Oct 20, 2007 3:56 pm

They did have a relationship but it was a very very very

awkward relationship that often ended with Asuka

calling him an idiot. So how in depth was their relationship?

Because it seemed pretty shallow

Originally posted on: 25-Jul-2003, 03:47 GMT

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Postby AznDarkBurrow [ANF] » Sat Oct 20, 2007 4:09 pm

They did have a relationship but it was a very very very

awkward relationship that often ended with Asuka

calling him an idiot. So how in depth was their relationship?

Because it seemed pretty shallow

Originally posted on: 25-Jul-2003, 03:47 GMT

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Postby DufFuS101 [ANF] » Sat Oct 20, 2007 4:09 pm

Watch director's cuts episode 22 and things get a bit more complicated. I don't have the energy to type anything meaningful right now.

Originally posted on: 25-Jul-2003, 03:52 GMT

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Postby GandalfsWhisper [ANF] » Sat Oct 20, 2007 4:09 pm

She didn't really love him, she needed him on a very deep level. He needed her too.

Originally posted on: 25-Jul-2003, 04:10 GMT

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Postby DufFuS101 [ANF] » Sat Oct 20, 2007 4:09 pm

Things went pretty bad as the series progressed, but it did started out as your traditional comical romance.

Originally posted on: 25-Jul-2003, 04:21 GMT

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Postby GandalfsWhisper [ANF] » Sat Oct 20, 2007 4:09 pm

DufFuS101 wrote:Things went pretty bad as the series progressed, but it did started out as your traditional comical romance.



and then it turned into a traditional real-life romance Image

Originally posted on: 25-Jul-2003, 04:41 GMT

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Postby Orin_Quon [ANF] » Sat Oct 20, 2007 4:09 pm

How much did Asuka love Shinji?

Not one bit.

GandalfsStudent wrote:and then it turned into a traditional real-life romance Image



Ah, the stranglings... Ah, the comatose masturbations...

Good times...

Originally posted on: 25-Jul-2003, 04:50 GMT

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Postby GandalfsWhisper [ANF] » Sat Oct 20, 2007 4:09 pm

Orin_Quon wrote:Ah, the stranglings... Ah, the comatose masturbations...

Good times...



the hallmarks of all my relationships Image

Originally posted on: 25-Jul-2003, 05:09 GMT

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Postby DufFuS101 [ANF] » Sat Oct 20, 2007 4:10 pm

Things got rather distorted near the end of the series. It's not best to use those as examples as everything was F#@ked up.

Originally posted on: 25-Jul-2003, 05:17 GMT

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Postby tv33 [ANF] » Sat Oct 20, 2007 4:10 pm

GandalfsStudent wrote:She didn't really love him, she needed him on a very deep level. He needed her too.



Is that not love?

Originally posted on: 25-Jul-2003, 05:55 GMT

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Postby DufFuS101 [ANF] » Sat Oct 20, 2007 4:10 pm

Need and love have a tendency to get mixed together. This was a very strong theme in EoE "I Need You".

Still the Shinji/Asuka relationship is just too bitter and twisted for it to be called genuine love. On the other hand it was most certainly romentic, even thou it went completly to hell.

Originally posted on: 25-Jul-2003, 05:57 GMT

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Postby tbozfan [ANF] » Sat Oct 20, 2007 4:10 pm

I don't think she really loved him in a romantic nor friendly way. Shinji needed her but she did not need him.

Originally posted on: 25-Jul-2003, 06:00 GMT

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Postby GandalfsWhisper [ANF] » Sat Oct 20, 2007 4:10 pm

tbozfan wrote:I don't think she really loved him in a romantic nor friendly way. Shinji needed her but she did not need him.



*Cough*you won't even hold me*Cough*

Originally posted on: 25-Jul-2003, 06:02 GMT

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Postby DufFuS101 [ANF] » Sat Oct 20, 2007 4:10 pm

Watch the DC episode 22. It will change your opinion.

Originally posted on: 25-Jul-2003, 06:02 GMT

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Postby tbozfan [ANF] » Sat Oct 20, 2007 4:10 pm

GandalfsStudent wrote:*Cough*you won't even hold me*Cough*

Say huh?

Originally posted on: 25-Jul-2003, 06:03 GMT

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Postby Lone Signal [ANF] » Sat Oct 20, 2007 4:10 pm

I think that's Asuka's quote after the kiss scene.
May have been cut.

Originally posted on: 25-Jul-2003, 06:04 GMT

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Postby tv33 [ANF] » Sat Oct 20, 2007 4:10 pm

DufFuS101 wrote:Need and love have a tendency to get mixed together. This was a very strong theme in EoE "I Need You".

Still the Shinji/Asuka relationship is just too bitter and twisted for it to be called genuine love. On the other hand it was most certainly romentic, even thou it went completly to hell.



Indeed, to that end, I dont belive the movie every said what it belived true love to be.

Shinji needed her but she did not need him.



I dont agree with that, she needed him just as much, IMO.

Originally posted on: 25-Jul-2003, 06:04 GMT

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Postby tbozfan [ANF] » Sat Oct 20, 2007 4:10 pm

DufFuS101 wrote:Watch the DC episode 22. It will change your opinion.

If they ever have a commercail release, I would be glad to.

Originally posted on: 25-Jul-2003, 06:05 GMT

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Postby DufFuS101 [ANF] » Sat Oct 20, 2007 4:11 pm

tbozfan wrote:Say huh?



He's talking about Director's Cuts Episode 22. Watch it, or at least read the scripts at Evaotaku.com.

Originally posted on: 25-Jul-2003, 06:05 GMT

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Postby DufFuS101 [ANF] » Sat Oct 20, 2007 4:11 pm

tbozfan wrote:If they ever have a commercail release, I would be glad to.



They did for a long time in Japan. Tehy were actually animated specifically for the home video and laser disk release of EVA. ADV got the rights to translate them so you can buy them when they come out.

Originally posted on: 25-Jul-2003, 06:06 GMT


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