Friday, May 28, 2010

Evangelion 2.22 Blu-ray

Today I've received Evangelion 2.22 Blu-ray that ordered months ago in CDJapan:

Since the price difference between the Dvd version and the Blu-ray version was minimal, I decided to buy the Blu-ray one, making it the first Blu-ray disc that I purchase (coincidentally, Evangelion was also my first Dvd, too).

Since is impossible to take pics from a Blu-ray displayed with the PS3, I took pictures in an amateurish way: pausing and taking pictures to the TV.

Smiling Rei not telling her "secret" of the dinner with everyone. Is the first time I see subtitles in a Japanese release.

Embarrassed Asuka using her favorite insults with Shinji.

Kaworu words are more accurately translated as "Nice to meet you (for the first time), father"

Nya!

Is nice to finally be able to see the next movie preview multiple times and frame by frame:

Eye-patch Asuka was the only thing I was able to remember clearly...

Episode 26 Ayanami with chibi-Rei's?

Since almost a year have passed since I saw the movie, I can't really say what are the new changes besides the really obvious ones (for example Mari landing scene now contains more "fan-service"). But there are new scenes that I noted: Kaji meeting with Shinji & co. in a train station, Rei, Shinji and Asuka doing a synchro test, Eva-03 airlifted and passing through the thundercloud, Eva-03’s entry plug is shown after the battle and Mari's last fight is expanded a bit.

Synchro test. Asuka is yelling "maicchingu ne", most likely a reference to Maicchingu Machiko Sensei.

The extras included are the complete script, several trailers and tv spots, a voice-less making off and five unfinished scenes that were not included: Misato, Shinji, Toji and Kensuke talking about a distant Asuka in a train, and after a while Kaji appears; Ritsuko examining Rei and talking about her plain underwear; Kaji showing Shinji the surrounding area of the watermelon field and Misato, Ritsuko, Maya, Aoba and Hyuga talking while crossing Nerv's parking area.

Asuka in one of the pre-animation stills of the making off.

Mari scene showing the various production stages in the making off.

Asuka in one of the unfinished scenes.

And finally, the film strip that I got is Misato and the Nerv crew in the main deck, after the 10th angel (Zeruel) eats Eva-00:
Exactly this scene:

By the way, the film strip that I got with the limited Evangelion 1.01 dvd was this:

Hard to see, is the Eva-00 entry plug when is being recovered after the berserker incident (this scene)

And this is the one that I got with the massive artbook Evangelion 1.0 Complete Records Collection:

Is the scene when Shinji refuses to pilot the Eva (this)

1 comment:

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