Neon Genesis Evangelion
Neon Genesis Evangelion (In Japanese: 新世紀エヴァンゲリオン Shin Seiki Evangelion) is a popular Japanese anime and manga that began in 1995. The anime was created by Gainax, written and directed by Hideaki Anno and co-produced by TV Tokyo and Nihon Ad Systems (NAS). It is an action series involving giant robots, troubled teenage heroes, shadowy government branches and huge monsters called Angels. It is set in the year 2015, and features many references to Darwinism, Christianity, and human sexuality.