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Rei Ayanami (綾波 レイ)Age: 14
Birthday: March 30
Height: 4' 11"
Guardian: Gendo Ikari
Rei Ayanami (綾波レイ Ayanami Rei) is the First Child, and the pilot of Evangelion Unit 00. She is shown to be socially withdrawn and hardly interacts with anyone. Rei's cool, silent and emotionally-stunted personality has garnered the scorn of her schoolmates; Asuka calls her a "doll" or "puppet."
Although she once only associated with Gendo, she and Shinji break the ice after the battle against Ramiel, and grow progressively closer for a while.
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