Lost in the 12th Angel, Shinji, Asuka, Rei, Kensuke, and Toji are thought to be killed, but the young pilots and their friends discover a lost world, the secrets of the Angels, and bring back a powerful weapon that could bring peace to the whole universe. Her transition guide is Kaji, which she takes to mean that Kaji loved her all along. The final stage of the manga depicts a re-imagined world after Shinji rejected Instrumentality, a world in which none of the Children appear to have been Evangelion pilots. So what do they do? Asuka's mother and her husband were unable to conceive a child, and divorced after he had an affair.
Her plugsuit is mostly white, with black, red, and dark green accents stylised in most places of her plugsuit. Neon Genesis Evangelion: Shinji Ikari Raising Project Main article: In this series, Rei is a distant relative of Shinji's from Yui's side of the family, in homage to the original. He suggested to Anno that they change the lead character to a boy, which would be more in keeping with the robot genre. As such, she was jealous when Rei joined them in school. This new mother is immediately repelled by Asuka's defensive nature, and finds herself unable to become attached to her. Rei I's personality is fairly distant, but responds more readily to everyone, especially Shinji.
One day, I figured out that there was a wall in Asuka's heart. In the battle against Armisael, when the Angel communicates with Rei, it attempts to make Rei believe that her soul is evil; that she does want Shinji for herself and is angry at Asuka for drawing Shinji's attention away. From that day forward, Asuka promised herself that she would never cry again. Later in the episode, she generates an external which is as strong as Kaworu's.
The last scene in was done, and still she had never stepped across that line and come forward. Rei I was the very first incarnation, and was murdered by Naoko Akagi in 2010 as shown in Episode 21. Figures were the most popular, with the inimitable bandaged Rei outselling all else. She is also very aggressive and confident in battle, which works both for and against her as the series progresses. For this reason she envies her and Shinji's guardian, , especially after Misato and Kaji rekindle their romantic relationship.
This comes to a head in , when the Angel appears. Their past is one of suffering, their future is one of loneliness. She is very fond of a horse's head mask she had to wear for a Christmas pageant and was quite happy in contrast to her usual personality when she was allowed to keep it. Vowing to protect Shinji, both pilots must confront their pasts and themselves as they try to survive. You are forced to learn.
This Rei is very different from Rei Ayanami in the two previous movies, as well as the original. Evangelion came to its climax just as you hit that point, but after that, what would your choices be, Asuka? Following Kyoko's hospitalization, he started an affair with a German doctor in charge of Kyoko's case, and would later marry her shortly after Kyoko's suicide. She displays much interest toward him and gets jealous of Rei's interactions with Shinji. Shinji Ikari Raising Project Main article: In this manga version, Asuka is a childhood friend of Shinji's. Neon Genesis Evangelion: Angelic Days Main article: In Angelic Days, Rei is a transfer student to Shinji's school. This forces Misato to save him and to try to rouse him from this state so that he can escape the GeoFront in Unit-01.
Despite her hatred of Angels, she still befriends Kaworu after he reveals his true heritage to her. In her mind, the circumstances of her conception mean that she is nothing more than spare parts or that she is artificial in nature, although she puts another spin on this while talking about it with Shinji. As the series progresses, she begins to develop relationships with others and to show moments of genuine emotion, to even become sad and cry. For example, in Super Robot Wars Alpha, Asuka jealously seizes a bouquet of roses Shinji meant for Lynn Minmei. At the end of the film, they are both trapped within Unit-01.
Overwhelmed with his own hopelessness upon her refusing, Shinji loses control and strangles her. In the ending, however, they realize their feelings for one another and it is implied they are getting together. It's a good thing I'm in a little padded room when I'm doing it because that's where she belongs. She is stubborn and finds it difficult to express her true feelings to others. After disembarking a train at a station in Tokyo, Shinji hears a cry for help from the train carriage: a girl is unable to disembark due to the crowd of people getting on. Asuka confronts him on his masturbation at the hospital earlier, claiming that not only she knows about it, but that it is in fact a habit, and she dares him to do it again in front of her.
Elite pilot, protector, smart and broken. In episode 21, says that Rei physically resembles Yui. The most drastic change is that when Shinji smiles at her after the battle with Ramiel, she does not see a flash of. Rei wields the Lance of Longinus in combat. The struggle to draw your feelings forth, the reconciliation between your surface and your death - that, I believe, is where we truly become alive, truly become human begins. Shinji's interactions with her are implied as the main reason of her change; by the time of the battle with the Angel , it is strongly hinted that Rei is in love with Shinji.