The movie is being released at last. A lot of Eva fans are excited. Independently of it, the situation progresses.
Neon Genesis Evangelion caused the popularity called the phenomenon of Eva. Moreover it influenced other animations in Japan.
For example, Nobuhiro Watsuki, a cartoonist of Rurouni Kenshin, wrote that Eva Unit 01 influenced the design of Army-Destroyer Fuji and that the marking on Angels' bodies in Eva influenced the design of Blind Swordsman Usui, the pattern with countless eyes.
You're Under Arrest staff utilized a scene of an electric pole when Natsumi Tsujimoto put forth enormous strength called Natsumi Power and inserted explanatory telops.
Moreover Kodomo No Omocha (Child's Toy) staff let a narrator set viewers a question and say, "The answer will be released 17 seconds later." The staff indicated a telop of time passage for 17 seconds. The method to indicate it was similar to indicating a time passage telop for 62 seconds in Episode 9 of Eva.
Yamato was the first impact for the world of animation and Gundam was the second impact. In 1995 the anime world welcomed Eva as the third impact. In 1997 the End of Evangelion is welcomed as the new third impact where the anime world regards the last two TV episodes as the first and Death and Rebirth as the second.
Kadokawa Shoten published an extra issue of Newtype which is popular abroad. It says, "What is post-Eva?" It is well known that Director Hideaki Anno finished Eva with a love to human beings saved him killing himself. Most of Eva fans waited for Anno's suicide and a certain pre-arranged termination.
Both Hideaki Anno and Seito Sakakibara are still alive. In this case post-Eva and post-Sakakibara has not appeared yet. There exists only a rubble heap.
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