Isn't Neon Genesis Evangelion supposed to be a "classic"? (21)

1 Name: Random Anime Otaku : 2016-04-30 01:45 ID:UJM9js5O This thread was merged from the former /anime/ board. You can view the archive here.

I watched the first ten episodes, and it seems to be just a monster-of-the-day show with lots of fanservice. Am I missing something?

2 Name: Random Anime Otaku : 2016-04-30 19:36 ID:hS2SnYa/

It's a good show, but so overrated that it can never live up to expectations. Stick with it and the "End of Evangelion" movie will provide a nice payoff at the end.

The endless new EVA redux cash grabs are another story altogether. Redux EVA is basically a cynical welfare program for Anno based on tarting up old girl EVA with Otaku fanservice like "glasses girls", and making her "turn tricks" in this new guise for pimp Anno.

3 Name: Random Anime Otaku : 2016-05-03 16:21 ID:Lu50D2hx

It was an early anime to get mainstream success and exposure in the west which I think contributes a lot to it's reputation. It's also a pretty big mindfuck for 14 year olds.

Also Rei a shit.

4 Name: Random Anime Otaku : 2016-05-15 01:44 ID:VJ7ycusJ

EVA is pretty good. Awesome animation & designs and kinda good story. imo tho

5 Name: Random Anime Otaku : 2016-05-16 21:48 ID:9dJJWDMk

Pose this question on 4chan's /a/ then enjoy the fireworks

6 Name: Random Anime Otaku : 2016-06-05 04:34 ID:Ag6N/MnI

>I watched the first ten episodes

It doesn't get really good until towards the end.

Fuck you.

7 Name: Random Anime Otaku : 2016-08-25 11:53 ID:+xcDpUdr

8 Name: Random Anime Otaku : 2016-09-01 07:42 ID:TdabYQnl

Evangelion picks up around episode 14.

Rebuild of Evangelion never picks up though, it's really bad. Don't watch Rebuild.

9 Name: Random Anime Otaku : 2016-09-01 08:19 ID:7L6nx0E/

That's a bloody long time for a show to get good, especially for my 3 episode rule.

10 Name: Random Anime Otaku : 2016-09-01 10:34 ID:TdabYQnl

Yeah, it does take a while and if you're watching the dub, it can be painful, but once it really picks up, it doesn't ever drop it again.

11 Name: Random Anime Otaku : 2016-09-06 16:37 ID:wzMzH3eh

Here's an accurate image:

I like the early episodes though, but they're definitely less "action-packed" and intense than the later ones, and some people dislike that about them.

12 Name: Random Anime Otaku : 2016-09-11 22:16 ID:0Vt6BSOZ

I just recently watched it myself. Although it did fail to meet my lofty expectations of it I still really enjoyed watching it. Certainly not the greatest anime ever made but it definitely still holds up.

13 Name: Random Anime Otaku : 2016-09-15 09:54 ID:0XCSpT1+

I watched it somewhat recently. No other series is as hyped it seems to me. I enjoyed it a lot - my favorite scene was when Rei smiles. I didn't enjoy End of Evangelion or the Rebuilds as much though.

14 Name: Random Anime Otaku : 2016-10-02 10:07 ID:6Ny98cKk

People say Eva starts slow and gets better, but my experience was the opposite. I thought it was really good when I first started watching. Then it slowly shit the bed. It's a pretty good show, overall tho.

15 Name: Random Anime Otaku : 2016-10-12 03:14 ID:wzMzH3eh

Asuka is the cutest. Anyone who disagrees is wrong.

16 Name: Random Anime Otaku : 2016-10-16 01:01 ID:Cgn+uPON

overrated shit

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19 Name: Random Anime Otaku : 2016-11-21 19:34 ID:Heaven

Overrated as fuck, but it's still good, so it's worth watching regardless. Just avoid any discussions of it outside this place.

20 Name: Random Anime Otaku : 2021-02-22 07:34 ID:taINHLck

Rebuilds a shit. Eva cultists an even bigger shit.

21 Name: Random Anime Otaku : 2021-02-22 19:55 ID:Heaven

Evangelion sux

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