[EVA] The Funimation Dub
aaronc1 at umbc.edu
Fri Dec 25 23:31:47 EST 2009
I don't understand, my translation states that the twelfth angel awakens
and descends from the moon. Are you saying that what actually is being
said is that twelve separate angels awaken and descend from the moon?
> Sorry for the late reply. Gwern was asking about my description of the
> Newtype 100% Collection and in particular the description of the original
> story plan. I've only just dug out my copy of the book.
> Olivier is correct - my description is incorrect. The original story plan
> for episode 25 refers to the strongest 12 angels descending from the moon,
> not to a 12th angel descending.
> My description refers to the "final" angel, but the story plan itself
> doesn't use the word "final". For various reasons I believe I might have
> taken that concept from somewhere else, perhaps the liner notes from S^2
> Works CD collection. But I'm not sure where my copy of that box set is,
> so I'll have to dig that out some time in the future...
> Gwern Branwen wrote:
>> > Gwern Branwen wrote:
>> > And the one other
>> >> apparently
>> >> independent coverage of the artbook,
>> >> <http://eva.onegeek.org/pipermail/oldeva/2000-August/036814.html>,
>> >> echoes the '12th angel' thing (and not '12
>> angels'). Does
>> >> anyone know
>> >> whether Ernst was merely going on the original
>> >> or knows
>> >> Japanese & that was his own quick
>> > Sorry, I haven't been following this thread carefully.
>> The post you've linked was my post. What issue are you
>> referring to?
>> > E
>> I thought I was pretty clear: a translation of the outline
>> and your
>> description suggest that after Kaworu, one single Angel
>> the 12th) descends from the Moon and destroys America and
>> so on; while
>> Olivier claims this is a mistake, and actually, after
>> Kaworu, a group
>> of 12 different Angels descend from the Moon... etc. I am
>> in how much weight to put on your description; if you were
>> trusting the translation, then it's Olivier's word against
>> translation, and I think I trust him more.
>> (Since if I don't trust Olivier, I need to toss out the 2
>> EoE endings as well.)
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