According to the liner notes to the album Refrain of Evangelion , director Hideaki Anno had originally wanted to use a piece of classical music as the opening, [b] but due to concern that this might confuse the anime viewership, a decision was made to use a more upbeat J-pop song instead. She had been given specific instructions by the producer to make the wording sophisticated and "philosophical". She reveals she got inspiration for the title from the manga A Cruel God Reigns. The original song included a male chorus, which was cut at director Hideaki Anno's request in order to "emphasize maternal affection". Both are considerably different in feel from the more hard driving original.
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The TV anime series aired 26 episodes between October and March , and gave a huge impact to the Japanese subculture. The opening movie for the anime is known for the characteristic rendition in the latter part which inserts foreshadowing characters and keywords consecutively without staff credits. A huge amount of fan works for the historical hit anime have been created since lates, and both of this opening credit movie with the challenging rendition and its theme song have been one of the popular subjects for MAD , hand-drawn animation, live-action and filksong. Meanwhile, those parody videos have been often removed from the video hub sites due to the copyright claims by Studio Khara  and King Records. Since mids, live-action versions for the opening credit movie have been made by indie film or otaku groups and posted to the web.
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New Feature! In kanji view, mouseover a kanji character for lookup information! Lyrics from Animelyrics. Unfortunately, I can't tell what they're singing there's too much overlap.