Chatty AF 102 – Neon Genesis Evangelion Watchalong – Episodes 14-20

By: Anime Feminist November 10, 20190 Comments

Part 3 of our multi-part Evangelion watchalong with Vrai, Dee, and special guests Isaac and Lizzie! As Shinji starts to break down, so too does the narrative—and the team has some concerns about how it’s all going to shake out.


Episode Information

Date Recorded: Saturday 7th September 2019
Hosts: Vrai, Dee
Guests: Lizzie, Isaac

Episode Breakdown

0:00:00 Intros
0:01:41 Impressions
0:02:25 Censorship
0:03:51 Let’s talk about Rei
0:06:49 Philosophy stuff
0:13:45 Adolescent angst among child soldiers
0:22:35 What’s it about?
0:25:29 Shinji’s desire for validation vs intrinsic altruism
0:29:49 More toxic masculinity
0:40:37 Kaji
0:43:50 Mom?
0:47:36 Misato: the only good adult
0:54:15 Criticisms of Shinji
0:57:48 Predictions
0:59:06 Outro

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