The lesson I learned from this is, “you’ve seen way more Scooby Doo than you think you have.”
Sometimes it’s actually that bad.
The original is endearing homoerotic 70s camp and this is a subpar Zoolander knockoff.
It’s not INaccurate to call this “50 Shades before 50 Shades.” Just with an extra heaping of (Anne) Rice.
This is a rough set of episodes with one beautiful, beautiful high point (hint: the high point involves Lex).
I never thought something would make me appreciate the artistry of Urotsukidoji in hindsight, but here we are.
It turns out one does not simply “get over” Yu-Gi-Oh.
I am in fact a Big Fan of this movie. Years of dealing with the marketing machine and hardcore Eva fans might have something to do with that. And yet I completely understand the utter despair of the poor newbies who were seeing it for the first time.
Sometimes the remake is better.
In which I am the Designated Eva Liker but that doesn’t mean it isn’t time to dig into the parts where the show just falls to pieces on itself (like forgetting to give decent closure to most of its female cast).