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yes of course but I still believe it's funny that he's against moe but still uses the sexual hints, which is, in a sense, more grave. I guess he just wanted to say that this will be a rather dark show~
and did you see the new trailer I posted for EVA? I so can't wait to see the new movie
I'm really interested in that picture.
You did not watch Evangelion phio? OH MY GOD WATCH IT NOW
Dorakun, nii-kun, should I start from the TV series Neon Genesis Evangelion or go straight to the movie? Based from here >> http://myanimelist.net/anime.php?q=evangelion
It goes without saying that the movies have better animation quality, but you should start from the start. If you're too lazy, just try Evangelion 1.0 and 2.0
starting tomorrow I'm going to be on short hiatus again, please take care of this thread, guys
1. The series is the original, highly praised (and mocked/criticized) for it's "eccentric" and special characters and it's psycho-drama. And with this I don't mean some mild drama but really, really extreme. The last two episodes are one of the biggest reasons which made this series so famous and there are those who liked it and those who didn't. For me it was a bit too much, maybe because I watched it in one go. It was disturbing really, probably an experience you never had with an anime so it's something worth watching for that alone but I am not sure if you will like it.
2. Then there is the "The End of Evangelion" movie, which retells these last two episodes from.... a different point of view. I can't say more because it would spoil you but yes, these last episodes were "discussed" so much that Gainax and the creator Hideaki Anno felt the need to make a movie about it.
3. The other movies, known under the name "The Rebuild of Evangelion" retell the story of the series and will bring a totally new conclusion. While the first movie is pretty much identical to the first episodes of the series, the second movie changes the whole storyline. For that you should know that Anno wanted to retell the story because now he had a nearly unlimited budget and time, while he was under serious pressure when he was creating the series (it is said that his depression may be the reason why the series turned out so dark and disturbing in the end).
I think I don't need to tell you that the animation level is far, far above the one of the series but that's not what matters here, for me the changes were great and it felt like Anno really thought the story through this time. If I had to describe it I would say the currently released movies are less special but more coherent and entertaining + less dark, which doesn't mean that it still has it's fair share of drama
4. The third movie will be released next month and the last is supposed to follow not too long after. I can only judge the first two movies but from how the second movie turned out I have absolute faith in Gainax that the continuation will turn out epic.
5. Now if you start with the new movies you should know that the first one is good but nothing special, the second one is were the real deal starts.
6. If you start with the old series then be prepared for some hard stuff and watch "The End of Evangelion" afterwards. Things will make a lot more sense afterwards. Then you can go and watch the new movies. You can ignore the "Death & Rebirth" movie as it's pretty much just a recap of the old series and "The End of Evangelion".
(Order: Neon Genesis Evangelion ---> The End of Evangelion / --> Evangelion 1.0 --> Evangelion 2.0 --> 3rd/4th movie when they're released)
I think that's pretty much it, sorry for the long text~
Wow, thanks a lot, you two. Now you gave me more to think. I thought it would've been easy. -__-
Well, I'm basically a person who wants to try everything properly deep to the core. So I'm thinking to try the series from the very beginning, which is from the 26-TV-episodes. What made me hesitated was because there are already movies which "re-tell" the stories, so that makes me rather lazy to try it out from the start. I guess I will try to start slowly; this series is huge with all the movies. If the TV series didn't catch me that much maybe I'll switch directly to the movies?
If you drop the series though you can drop "The End of Evangelion" too, you won't understand anything if you haven't finished the series. In that case just go straight to "Evangelion 1.0: You are (not) alone".
I'm amazed by the fact you're an EVA tard too :
I guess I'm going to be a Chuunibyou and Psycho-Pass tard this season. Both of them are amazing :
You and Kaiten both say Chuunibyou's good so I guess I will give it a try and IIRC it's by the director who made the Suzumyia anime, so that's definitely a plus~
I'm going to be (already, actually) a Tonari no Kaibutsu-kun nerd lately, I guess. The level of awesomeness is just .
Go give it a try, Dorakun~
Since you went to my thread, I will try to contribute to yours too :-)
Here are some other names about French cinéma. Far from being exhaustive:
Serious Directors :
Semi-serious Directors :
Jean-Pierre Jeunet (I find that his first films with Caro are the best ones)
Agnes Jaoui and Jean Pierre Bacri
Asterix et Cléopatre (forget about the others, this one is good because Alain Chabat made it)
Bienvenue chez les chti's
and the ultimate classics :
La cité de la peur
Les bronzés font du ski
Le Père-noël est une ordure
Comedies with De Funès AND Bourvil
Le Roi et l'Oiseau
Kirikou et la Sorcière
Le Chat du rabbin
Les Triplettes de Belleville
La Prophécie des grenouilles
Kirikou is a little treasure I don't mind sharing. I'm happy you know about it
French animation is one of the best when it wants (a lot of Disney animators are French) but there are only few productions per year. It's on a complete different scale than Japan.