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Evangelion Abridged is an Abridged Series of the critically acclaimed and memetically confusing anime Neon Genesis Evangelion. No, not THAT one....

The series often takes potshots at the source material and its fanbase. It is most notable for referring to this wiki.

Episodes can be found on YouTube, here. Apparently, the channel for it has been taken down due to copyright complaints from the Bandai Channel. Reuploaded here


Episodes of this series provide examples of:

 Stunned Military Guy: What, how'd it live?

Gendo: It's called a plot device.

Fuyutsuki: You mean the AT Field.

Gendo: What, it has a name now?

 "Pen-Pen could totally cause the apocalypse..."

Misato: Can we go to the zoo? ^_^

Ritsuko: No.

Misato: Hawaii?

Ritsuko: No. And no to the next one!

 Aoba: Another cross attack!? Why!?

Maya: Because it's... deep?

Gendo: Ah, don't start that tired argument again. It was added because the director thought it was shiny, so just move on and continue the operation.

 Misato: Now if you'll sign these papers, we'll install the power cord on the-"

German Admiral: Who do you think I am, Mrs. Doubtfire? We are a proud U.N. Pacific fleet, and as long as we're in the ocean, this ship is in charge.

Misato: Oh, and what is your proud ship called again? (Cut to screen showing the ship and it's name: The U.N. Carrier Over The Rainbow)

German Admiral: I'll get my pen.

 Toji: You know, we been getting a lot of screen time lately.

Kensuke: Yeah. Usually that only happens when someone's about to die.

Toji: So Aida, when's the funeral?

    • Also, when Shinji wakes up in the hospital, and Rei is there:

 Shinji: Ayanami? Have you been here the whole time?

Rei: Affirmative. I have been sitting here, doing nothing, while you were resting. You should take note of that.

  • Freeze-Frame Bonus: Excellent example of the writers having fun with this trope in Episode 7.

  (Text appears on screen for exactly one second as bumper) The Next Day which is stupid if you realize that Episode 5 and 6 took place in the span of one day. yet this piece of crapisode takes 2 whole days to finis- UNPAUSE THE VIDEO! STOP READING THIS!

  • Genre Savvy: Gendo notes that giant robots are useful in a mecha anime.
    • Particularly against giant monsters.
    • In fact, just about everyone is this, just Gendo especially. Everyone except Shinji that is.
  • Insistent Terminology: They're "N2 mines," not nukes.

 Misato: What's the difference?

Ritsuko: One just makes a giant explosion. The other makes Grave of the Fireflies.

 Gendo: ...Instead we get this incomprehensible cacophony of in-studio crossovers that barely resembles a plot.

Fuyutsuki: And Black Lagoon...

  • My Name Is Not Durwood: In episode 1, Gendo mistakes Shinji for Naota, then Simon.
  • Naughty Tentacles: Touji points out how likely Shinji is to get "pwned" by an angel with laser tentacles considering him being a Bishonen.
  • Ninja Pirate Zombie Robot: In Episode 9, Misato combines every battle plan they have worked with thus far in order to defeat an angel. She calls it Operation Battleship With Huge Cannon Shooting Laser Knives.
  • No Fourth Wall: If it is there, it's on life support.
  • Nuke'Em: The government's idea to take down the Angel after aerial bombardment fails is an N2 mine, just like in the original series. Gendo calls them out on it.
  • Only Sane Man: Shinji, when he's not wangsting (or being uncharacteristically Hot-Blooded), tends act like this.

 Shinji: Seriously, one good leg sweep!

 Rei (to Shinji): To be more specific, you fit so many negative tropes that they have to break your fragile mind twenty episodes earlier.

Shinji: But isn't this a twenty-six episode series?

Rei:...Yes.

Shinji: Uhh, I didn't like that little pause there. (At this point, the words "lol Gainaxing" flash across the screen) So wait, what do you mean by tropes?

Rei: Have you ever heard of the term Lampshading?

 Kamina:Anyone who isn't with me has to eat Nia's cooking! (Everybody in room stands and pumps their fists for Kamina)

Simon: Bro, aren't you dead by the time Nia gets here? That would cause a time para-

Kamina: Only I cause TIME PARADOXES! (punches Simon in the face)

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