this is it. the apocalypse. whoa
i;m WAKING UP
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The witch of salvation. Her nature is mercy. The only way to defeat this witch is to make the world free of misfortune.
Sixx:A.M. - Life Is Beautiful
well, here goes my first song comic! i’m actually kinda proud of it, hah…
“You are born. You live. You die. And because nobody’s perfect, your soul is born again — not in another location or sphere, and not in any metaphorical sense, but right here on earth.”
Theory: Kaworu lives a butterfly effect reincarnation loop. He reincarnates with or without the memories of past lives with the objective of meeting Shinji Ikari again, and, possibly, with the goal of making him happy. Every reincarnation lives in alternative universes of the same Evangelion setting (the original one, the one where the 3rd impact happened, the gakuen datenroku one, the one where he stops the 3rd impact, etc), and every time, he tries different possibilities to change Shinji’s future, he is, by nature, born to meet him. The latest ‘alive’ reincarnation is the one in 2.22 You cannot Advance.
I got a dozen of requests to expand on Kaworu’s butterfly effect theory (as I have chosen to call it, beg your pardon); this is a theory that is by no means unknown to the fandom, it is quite popular, as a prove we have that half of the fanfiction on the Kaworu/Shinji ship is based on this idea and many take it as canon.
It is also not a crazy fandom idea either, it is not without facts whether those are proved false or true in the future, they are, in the meantime, by all means, there.
There’s little chance that a line that has been quoted for years and generations from a character of what is, arguably, the most popular anime of all time, was misquoted on the remake. As many of you recall, Kaworu says the popular, I was probably born to meet you, while on the remake, the word ‘probably’ was replaced by ‘really’, as if it were a continuation of his original thought. While this may be simple writing, I very much doubt it is for the reasons I have mentioned, besides, it gives the same meaning that other lines by Kaworu give.
"This time I will definitely make you happy", is another one of those lines. The Kaworu of 3.33 explains to Shinji that he triggered the 3rd Impact, but at the end of 2.22, as you know, Kaworu stops it with what seems a Lance of Longinus; which doesn’t seem to fit with what happens in 3.33, which is, what seems, an alternative universe of the story, the alternative universe where Shinji indeed triggered the impact and they live in a super post apocalyptic World.”
This would mean that 3.33 was simple a glimpse at what could have happened (the name, fittingly, You Cannot Redo). While the events of 2.22 are the chronically latest timeline.
Someone mentioned that at the end of 2.22 Kaworu seemed angry for the betrayal by NERV at 3.33.
Of course the most clear example is at 3.33, “I promise we will see each other again”, while at the end of 2.22 (which is, as we have established, the latest exposure chronologically) he continues mentioning that the promised time has come and that this time, he will make definitely make Shinji happy.
Objectively and personally, I do believe that this is the fandom theory that I have encountered in any fandom, to make more sense and to be almost canonically, if only because the final confirmation is missing; I would be surprised if it is untrue, but for now, it fits the character and the universe perfectly.
You are the Culprit!
A friendly reminder that Evas are fucking terrifying.
Enoshima and Syo meet.