- June 25th, 2008
After much pain and toil, and then much needless procrastination, I’ve finished a full translation of Explanation of Evangelion 1.01. This is one of the special features that accompanied the limited edition DVD of 1.01 (described by Ornette in the previous news post). Explanation was billed as a sort of “commentary” on the movie, but if you were hoping for the staffers bestowing their wisdom upon us, or anything else resembling truly useful information, think again. I don’t exactly regret the time spent looking into the technical names of myriad electrical equipment and armaments and locations and blah blah blah, though Explanation is incredibly pointless compared to what it could have been. Worth at least a cursory glance over; if nothing else, the stuff at the very end is worth knowing.