It is used as the opening to the series, and two instrumental versions of it are played in the finale episode, " Take care of yourself. A similar version can also be heard during the intermission between the two parts of Evangelion: Death and Rebirth. The single was released on October 25, with the part number KIDA and it also reached a peak rank 17 in the Oricon album database, appearing in the ranks 61 times. Unlike it is commonly assumed, this song was written without any involvement from the show's creators. Oikama simply skimmed through a proposal of the show possibly Neon Genesis Evangelion Proposal and watched unfinished versions of two episodes on fast-forward, only serving to broadly "fit" the anime after the fact. She was orientated that the show was "difficult and philosphical".
Amalee - Cruel Angel's Thesis
NEON GENESIS EVANGELION THEME - CRUEL ANGEL'S THESIS LYRICS
According to the liner notes to the album Refrain of Evangelion , director Hideaki Anno had originally wanted to use a piece of classical music as the opening, [b] but due to concern that this might confuse the anime viewership, a decision was made to use a more upbeat J-pop song instead. She had been given specific instructions by the producer to make the wording sophisticated and "philosophical". She reveals she got inspiration for the title from the manga A Cruel God Reigns. The original song included a male chorus, which was cut at director Hideaki Anno's request in order to "emphasize maternal affection". Both are considerably different in feel from the more hard driving original. In , the original vocalist Takahashi recorded a new single, which included a remake of both this song and " Fly Me to the Moon ", the series ending theme, to tie in with the theatrical release of the second Rebuild of Evangelion film.
A Cruel Angel's Thesis
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New Feature! In kanji view, mouseover a kanji character for lookup information! Lyrics from Animelyrics. Embracing this sky [universe] and shining,  young boy, become the legend! Stopping time all throughout the world I want to confine them, but