Roland Thigpen (
22 Nov 2000 16:58:13 -0000

>as i understand it from discusions with others outside the list (please
>don't flame me too much for this ) the creator of Eva was himself
>suffering from linical depression when he was inspired to do Evangalion,
>and basically this was his form of therapy, the tragic and gruesome
>happenings in End of Eva were his response to fans who just didn't 'get
>it' and instead whined that the original ending didn't have enough
>'action'.. at least that's how it sounded talking to some freinds who
>know this anime much better than i do
>"He's a God, it'll take more than one shot."
> -Lady Eboshi, 'Princess Mononoke'

That's what I understand too. That also may be one of the reasons I like the tv series ending more than the movie. I like action as much as the next guy, but to me, Eva was never really about the action.


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