[EVA] Rei's blue hair

Immano immano at katamail.com
Mon May 17 01:24:12 EDT 2010


"Ethnic"?! Albinism is a congenital disorder, not an ethnic trait.


Il giorno 17/mag/2010, alle ore 00.39, Codename V <revolutionofevangelion_dot_org at yahoo.com 
 > ha scritto:

> Well there's no need to resort to ethnic stereotypes.
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> From: EB <marestes at gmail.com>
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> Sent: Sun, May 16, 2010 6:33:59 PM
> Subject: Re: [EVA] Rei's blue hair
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> Aren't albinos supposed to have super white skin, white hair and  
> pink/red
> eyes?
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> On Sun, May 16, 2010 at 5:24 PM, Codename V <
> revolutionofevangelion_dot_org at yahoo.com> wrote:
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>> Its not supposed to be blatantly obvious that she is synthetic.
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>> Sent: Sun, May 16, 2010 6:22:56 PM
>> Subject: Re: [EVA] Rei's blue hair
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>> I don't see how it strains credibility if she's synthetic in the  
>> first
>> place.
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>> On May 16, 2010, at 3:20 PM, Codename V <
>> revolutionofevangelion_dot_org at yahoo.com> wrote:
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>> Well she should have red eyes...but nothing downright cartoonish;  
>> you've
>> got to ask yourself "okay, what would this look like live" -- no one
>> actually stops and says "wow Rei looks weird" in the narrative, so  
>> it would
>> strain credibility of she had blue hair and deep red eyes.  I do  
>> think she
>> should have red irises, but sort of blending in from brown.
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>> Sent: Sun, May 16, 2010 6:12:49 PM
>> Subject: Re: [EVA] Rei's blue hair
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>> I would be VERY annoyed if she didn't have blue hair and red eyes.  
>> If they
>> take that away why the heck don't you just call her Yui Ichijo  
>> while you're
>> at it!
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>> Sent from my iPhone
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>> On May 16, 2010, at 3:08 PM, Codename V <
>> revolutionofevangelion_dot_org at yahoo.com> wrote:
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>> if they were to make a live-action Evangelion film, for the sake of
>> argument and putting all other considerations aside....would you be  
>> annoyed
>> if Rei didn't have blue hair?
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>> Because I'm on the fence; I think it might be a little too hard to  
>> explain.
>> should she have white hair?  Brown?
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>> The brief live-action glimpse of Tokyo-3 in End of Eva shows all  
>> the VA's
>> from behind, and Rei's VA does indeed have a blue wig.
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>> From: Shawn Dudley <shawnpdudley at yahoo.com>
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>> Sent: Sun, May 16, 2010 6:03:31 PM
>> Subject: Re: [EVA] School uniform inspiration
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>> There was another aspect about Rei's appearance (and if anyone  
>> remembers
>> the exact source of this please jump in), in that GAINAX wanted her
>> character to be easily recognizable in the video games they were also
>> planning on making and giving her blue hair did that very easily.
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>> Sent from my iPhone
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>> On May 16, 2010, at 2:57 PM, immano <immano at katamail.com> wrote:
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>> That was purple, not blue.
>> At any rate, I don't have a source right now because most of my Eva  
>> stuff
>> is lying in a bunch of boxes in a warehouse, but Sadamoto has  
>> stated (was it
>> in...NT100%? Or Eve? Don't quite remember) that he made Rei blue- 
>> haired and
>> red-eyed simply because, while he liked her original design as seen  
>> in the
>> prototypes, she was simply too non-descript and lacked any  
>> distinguishing
>> features.
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>> Il 16/05/2010 23:48, Shawn Dudley ha scritto:
>> In UFO there were these female officers on the moon that had blue  
>> hair
>> wigs. Come to think of it they kinda looked Rei-ish.
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