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One of the most popular anime series just became widely available when Netflix started streaming Neon Genesis Evangelion. Evangelion is also infamous for having several different endings -- and a fandom that has a contentious relationship with the series creator Hideaki Anno. Nate Ming, Vrai Kaiser, Aaron Clark, Gene Park, and Heather Anne Campbell discuss how Evangelion tackled important issues like anxiety, depression, masculinity and sexuality while finding time for kids to get inside giant robots and fight giant aliens. 

MUSIC LIST

Thriller by Ethan Sloan

​Hidden Room by Anthony Earls

Fun While It Lasted by Emile Axelsson

​Silent Breach by Sono Sanctus

A Strange Dream by V.V. Campos

​Cruel Angel's Thesis by Yoko Takahashi

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