|Neon Genesis Evangelion character|
Shinji Ikari is a main character in Neon Genesis Evangelion. He is the pilot of Evangelion Unit 01.
Profile[change | change source]
Shinji Ikari (碇シンジ) was born on June 6, 2001. His father, Gendo (ゲンドウ), is the commander of NERV. His mother, Yui (ユイ), died when Shinji was a child. Shinji lives in "Tokyo-3", a city built, after the original Tokyo was destroyed. He is a junior high school student and the pilot of Unit 01. He plays the cello. His blood type is A.
Personality[change | change source]
Shinji does not talk much to other people and has low self-esteem. He is scared of piloting Unit 01, and has left NERV a few times. He always returns, because he wants his father to be proud of him. Shinji makes a few friends throughout the series. He courageously tries to help them when they have problems, even if he could get hurt.
Relationships[change | change source]
Asuka Soryu[change | change source]
Asuka is a selfish American-German pilot of Unit-02. She insults anyone who tried to support her.
Gendo Ikari[change | change source]
Shinji does not spend time with his father often.
Rei feels more lonely than Shinji, but acts like she does not have feelings. He is curious about her.
Misato Katsuragi[change | change source]
Shinji's guardian who lives in her apartment.
Quotes[change | change source]
- "I mustn’t run away."
References[change | change source]
GAINAX NET, GAINAX Official web site. Retrieved 22.12.2010
Nihon TV Official web site, Nihon TV Official web site. Retrieved 22.12.2010