Coming Home

In my youth, the two anime protagonists stood larger than life in my eyes: Spike Spiegel (Cowboy Bebop) and Shinji Ikari (Evangelion). The pair are so contrasting – Spike only wants to look forward even though his past won’t let him, while Ikari should move forward but is continually stuck in the past. I feel… Read More Coming Home

Review: Evangelion 2.0: You Can (Not) Advance

The subtitle for the second installment of Evangelion New Theatrical Edition is “Break”…Part 2 “Break” departs, with a few exceptions, from mere reproduction of past material to proceed toward a basically new creation…[marking] a complete updating of the impression Eva originally gave. –Evangelion 2.22 booklet As repetitive and dull as I found the rehashing known… Read More Review: Evangelion 2.0: You Can (Not) Advance