Anno says new Eva movies were made “to fight the continuing trend of stagnation in anime”

February 20, 2007 at 6:44 pm (Anime)

This was the funniest thing I read all day.

Here’s the best quote:

Many times we wondered, “It’s a title that’s more than 10 years old. Why now?”
“Eva is too old”, we felt.
However, over the past 12 years, there has been no anime newer than Eva.

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4 Comments

  1. Demian said,

    Interpretation: ” I want to make more money off the mindless horde. “

  2. Mike said,

    I think being happy and married has finally given him the self-confidence to be maniacally egotistical. :)

    For me, all that matters is whether he can still tell a good story or not. We’ll find out , I guess.

  3. Crayotic Rockwell said,

    could be a dodgy translation.. certainly sounds like it’s supposed to be something else

  4. Krypfto said,

    The translation I heard replaced “newer” with “more modern”. And while I’m certainly no die-hard Evangelion fanatic, I can definitely see where Anno is coming from with that.

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