Evangelion and the Chips off the Old Block

Warning: This post contains severe spoilers to the Evangelion franchise.
No, this is not an analytical post as to why the Rebuilds are a sequel to Evangelion.

Evangelion was and is important. Yes, because it’s a big contribution to the industry. Yes, because it’s a precedent in the mecha genre, and for anime in general in numerous ways. Yes, because it’s cool, and full of religion and mystery, and for its psychological structure. What else makes it important, and where do the Rebuilds of Evangelion stand?
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Dis Be Random Shit

Warning, langauge and repeating

Made by youtube user SOstemofaDA

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9CRQSlcZJlQ

The Growing Pheonomena that is Madoka Magica

Warning: This post contains spoilers to Puella Magi Madoka Magica

There’s a lot to say about Puella Magi Madoka Magica, arguably being the most popular anime of Winter 2010-2011, which at first was thought to be a common and simple magical girl show that would ultimately carry the aura of a show done by SHAFT. In truth, it turns out to be synonymous with that of Neon Genesis Evangelion, by taking its own genre and twisting it to it around completely. Madoka Magica carries the essence of a SHAFT-ed show with Shinbo’s directing, and maintains a dark atmosphere for most of the show which for most magical-girl anime is outlandish. And the reception that the show has received is absolutely staggering; reaching ranks of the mid 40’s of both MyAnimeList and AnimeNewsNetwork. It’s a great show that has taken the spotlight for the last season.  Read more of this post

Anime Movie Friday #1: The Cute Girl and Giant Mech Edition

So now that I am back it is time to start up Anime Movie Friday!!!! So starting this Friday we will kick off Anime Movie Friday strong with this:

Evangelion 2.0: You Can (Not) Advance

So if things haven’t changed since I was last online, Dave and I decided to do a podcast after each movie with everyone who watched the movie on AMF to give their impressions of the movie and such. So if anyone is interested in watching Evangelion 2.0 on Friday, comment here letting me know. We may even try to set up a Skype call and have everyone who wants to participate to watch it all at the same time. IT WILL BE LIKE WE ARE ACTUALLY IN A THEATER WATCHING SIDE BY SIDE. Well not really, but whatever. So yea, let me know in the comments if you are interested.