[EVA] Zankoku no Tenshi no These (thought)
k_tada at directv.co.jp
Sat Nov 15 12:52:03 EST 1997
>Patrick Yip <Patrick.Yip at ing-barings.com> wrote:
> The song is so much like a song that you would expect from a mecha
> anime, with its optimism to the "young boys and girls" who will
> fly with glory and destroy the "evil". The music is definitely
> glowed with bright optimism. The lyrics is even more so.
I agree with you. But most of Japanese fans don't think about it. OP Song
is a OP song.
It might be dedicated to inspire viewer's thrill or brave feelings.
> And this is all false. At the end, one is lulled into a false sense
> of optimism by hearing the OP and watching the sober looking
> characters flash by in the OP sequence. Sometimes I cannot help
> feeling the cruel irony when I hear that OP in the latter part of
> the series.
Every viewer who experienced the EOE would agree. Asuka was, to be sure,
too pity to be seen in there.(;_;)
> I don't know whether Gainax meant to give the audience that
> feeling. Yet I always find the bitter taste of irony in this
> song, which I should not have if I just hear the song without
> watching the anime to its completion.
What if the OP song has tranquil or dark mood?
There would be no "salvation" from the cruel impact directed by GAINAX.
"Semete Uta gurai wa akarukunakutcha!"
(May the song be bright, at least in this situation.)
is the words of a friend of mine.
Keishi Tada(tsubasa) tsubasa at po.teleway.ne.jp
I'm sorry if I offend you. My bad English is my regret.
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