Neon Genesis Evangelion - Asuka Langley Soryu Free Doll Papercraft Download

Neon Genesis Evangelion - Asuka Langley Soryu Free Doll Papercraft Download

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Neon Genesis Evangelion - Asuka Langley Soryu Free Papercraft DownloadThis paper doll is the Asuka Langley Soryu, based on the anime / manga series Neon Genesis Evangelion, the papercraft is designed by Skullkid. Asuka Langley Soryu is a 14 year old fictional character from the Neon Genesis Evangelion franchise. Asuka is designated as the Second Child of the Evangelion Project and pilots the Evangelion Unit-02. Her surname is romanized as Soryu in the English manga and Sohryu in the English version of the TV series.

Asuka is only one quarter Japanese, which accounts for her Japanese name but European appearance. Asuka is a native of Germany, having been raised there, though her nationality is technically American. Asuka's native language is German, and in both the series and the manga she tends to curse in German. She is a child prodigy and has earned a university degree in an unspecified field as a teenager; she also speaks fluent Japanese, but has trouble reading and writing kanji. She is characterized by her fiery red hair and equally fiery temper. Asuka is very proud of being an Eva pilot, and near-constantly wears her A10 nerve clips in her hair, because she wants everyone around her to know that she is a pilot. Asuka's iconic catch-phrase is "anta baka?!", "anta" being a contraction of "anata" meaning "you" and "baka" literally meaning fool or idiot. The official English dub renders this as "What are you, stupid?!"

Asuka is first introduced into the series in episode 8; with the arrival of Eva Unit 02 and the battle with the Angel Gaghiel, Asuka is shown as maintaining a high synchronization ratio and exceptional skills as an Eva pilot, being very aggressive and confident in battle. After first being defeated in battle by Zeruel, Asuka's self-confidence begins to dwindle. This comes to a head in episode 22, when Arael appears and Asuka, burdened by increasingly poor results in synchronization tests, is infuriated by being ordered to serve as backup to Rei. She defies orders and tries to attack the Angel alone, but is overwhelmed by a psychological attack by the Angel, forcing her to relive her painful memories and resulting in a mental breakdown. She becomes incapable of piloting Unit 02, and since piloting Eva is the meaning of her life, Asuka loses the will to live and spends much of the final episodes of the television series in a hospital bed in a catatonic state.

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