Neon Genesis Evangelion Concepts

Neon Genesis Evangelion is an anime series in the Neon Genesis Evangelion franchise
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Secret Agent

The character is working for a secret association organization, often they seem to be living a perfectly normal life.

AT Field

Nearly impenetrable barrier generated by the Angels and Evangelions.

Alternate Reality

An alternate reality is a universe that is different from the main world of a series. This world can be different in just small ways and it will still resemble the main reality, or it can be completely different and not be similar at all to the universe the protagonist had known.

Angels (Neon Genesis Evangelion)

Beings created by Adam from the white moon during the second impact. It is said that if they ever have contact with Adam or Lilith it will cause the Third Impact.

Bad Ass Fight Scene

A fight scene or epic battle that stands above the norm of what the series offers and goes down in history as one of the best combat encounters in the series. The perfect combination of epicness and animation.

Basketball

A sport where teams of five attempt to sink an orange ball into a hoop. It is a western sport in origin but is popular in Anime as well.

Bathing Scene

Bathing Scenes, while occasionally meaningful to plot or character development, are generally excuses for fan service.

Big Boobs

What is anime without the over-sexualization of women's breasts?

Clone

A Clone is a biological copy of any organic creature. A Clone is mostly created through science and is sometimes abused to an extent.

Comedy

Nearly every anime has a comedic moment here or there. Everyone likes to laugh.

Cooking

Someone or something to do with cooking.

Drama

Drama is a concept used in story telling to invoke an emotional reaction from the audience by using serious themes; such as tragedy, suspense, and death.

Drunk

Someone who loves to consume alcohol, and typically overdoes it.

EVA

The humanoid mechs that combat the Angels and keep them from getting to lilith so they dont use her to destory mankind

Episode Recap

Basically a short summary of past events told in one episode.

Espionage

This is the act of secretly watching a person or group to gather information, often for political purposes. Spies typically disguise themselves so that they might sneak around. Espionage is also frequently tied to assassination plots.

Fan Service

Fan Service is often a sexually provocative moment or pose that takes place in manga and anime. It usually has no real purpose to a story, and serves as a lurid visual.

Father

Fatherhood as a concept. A man who has conceived or raised a child.

Flashback

Used frequently in Anime to either recap past events or provide a back story for a character, either their origin story or their off-screen training of new attack. Sometime and entire episode/chapter would be a entire flashback.

Human Instrumentality Project

The gathering of all Lilin’s souls into Lilith’s egg, which results in the creation of a single perfect being.

Japanese Writing

Japanese Writing is the writing system of the Japanese language in the form of syllabaries. It consists of Kanji, hiragana, katakana, and romaji.

Kissing

Kissing is the act of pressing your lips to the body of another person. This can be on the cheeks, head, hand, but more commonly to another person's lips.

Kuudere

A character, often cold and harsh on the outside; but swirling with feelings inside. Much like an igloo, they keep an ice-cold wall, in an ice-cold world; just to protect the warmth inside.

Military

The force of defense and offense of a nation. Are mostly equiped with the best weapons that the nation can provide.

Mind Rape

The idea of attacking someone mentally and emotionally.

Murder

The act of taking another person's life.

NERV

NERV is an organization under command of the UN to defeat the Angels and prevent the Third Impact. They created the Evangelions.

No Mercy

When a character doesn't even hesitate to take care of an opponent and shows them no restraint or sympathy at all. Usually a trait in villains but even heroes can prove to be cold blooded when they need to be.

Personal Hell Traincar

A train wagon that symbolizes a character’s personal hell

Product Placement

Product Placement is a practice done in shows where a company will pay for a real world product to be displayed prominently, or have a character using.

Protagonist

The main character of a story or plot. Most forms of fiction have the protagonist as a hero but there are rare occasions with an evil or not-so-noble protagonist.

Pwnage

Pwnage isn't just losing a fight. These are situations where one opponent significantly outclasses the other to the point of embarrassment.

Second Impact

A major global cataclysm which ocurred in September 12th, 2000.

Shōnen

Literally means "boy" in Japanese, but is also used to refer to Japan's biggest manga demographic: pre-teen and teenage boys.

Technobabble

Short for "technical babbling," technobabble is the near-indecipherable use of technical jargon to describe or explain an event or concept that is seemingly designed to leave the viewer with no clear understanding or description of said event or concept.

Third Impact

An event that occurs during the second half of The End of Evangelion. It will usher in a new stage of evolution and existence as predicted by the dead sea scrolls.

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