Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion, Wolf's Rain OVA Recommendations
Well in terms of story these two are not the same, yet in themes and how they ended I thought they are really similar.Both are endings to their respective tv series.Both have religious symbolism.Both are heart breaking and their endings are very open to interpretation and will more than likely require a lot of thinking to do.
I saw someone else compare it to this, and I can kinda get behind it.
Due to production issues in both, the endings of the actual shows (Neon Genesis Evangelion and Wolf's Rain) were not well-received and were generally unsatisfactory. For NGE, it was budget problems, network censorship, and time constraints. For Wolf's Rain, it was the SARS outbreak of 2003 in Asia that dug its fangs (pun intended, haha!) into the production of the show.
However, End of Evangelion and Wolf's Rain OVA came along and saved the day, delivering a far stronger ending than the originals could. Some may disagree, but I think fans of