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Gendou Ikari (碇 ゲンドウ)Affiliation(s): NERV
Birthday: April 29, 1967
Known relatives: Shinji Ikari (son), Yui Ikari (wife, deceased)
Gendou Ikari, formerly Gendo Rokubungi, is the Commander of NERV and is responsible for research and development of Project E and the Human Instrumentality Project. He is the father of Shinji Ikari, the Third Child and pilot of Evangelion Unit-01. He is also the guardian of Rei Ayanami, the First Child and pilot of Evangelion Unit-00 and the only person Rei reliably interacts with at the start of the series.
Neon Genesis Evangelion is probably one of the most polarizing anime series in existence. It's an intricate work with some strong symbolism which few people properly understand. Let's take a deeper look at what it borrows from religion and esoteric mysticism.
Now is the time of year when family members from both near and far gather to reconnect. This goes for anime family members as well. Check out this list of 15 of the most memorable anime families out there, who have gathered just in time for the holidays! Just remember, every anime is different...