Anime Airwaves

‘Neon Genesis Evangelion’: The Granddaddy of Daddy Issues (Analysis)

In Anime Airwaves #6, we review Neon Genesis Evangelion. The show is set fifteen years after a worldwide cataclysm, particularly in the futuristic fortified city of Tokyo-3. The protagonist is Shinji, a teenage boy who was recruited by his father to the shadowy organization Nerv to pilot a giant bio-machine mecha called an “Evangelion” into combat with alien beings called “Angels”. 

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