While it falls into the “giant robots punch giant monsters” genre, anime franchise "Evangelion" is really about the often difficult, and even scary, process of forming emotional bonds. Eventually it comes to light that the A.T. (“Absolute Terror”) force fields that the Eva mecha have are also generated by human beings, which give them an individual consciousness and identity, but also keep any single person’s personal essence ultimately isolated from the rest of humanity.
So the central psychological struggle of "Evangelion" is deciding how far, if at all, to lower your emotional guard. Don’t lower it at all, and you’ll be alone forever, but lower it too much, and you might be deeply hurt by someone who doesn’t fully understand or accept you, by nature of being a separate living entity.
But if you’ve found someone who’s inspired you’re willing to open up to, someone you love and trust to love you too, you can now make that bond official with legally binding "Evangelion" marriage registration forms, which are now available in Japan.
Once again, the Eva wedding form isn’t some novelty item meant for joke display in your home. It’s an official wedding registration form: your and your partner fill it out, sign it, then take it to your local ward office or city hall to become a full-fledged married couple, just like with the "Pokemon," "Super Mario" and "Sailor Moon" matrimonial paperwork.
But while you submit your Eva marriage form at government offices, you can’t pick a blank one there. Instead, the Eva forms are a freebie included with wedding panning magazine Zexy’s February issue. However, the February issue actually went on sale Dec 23, which means the anime-inspired forms are available right now. Oh, and if you and our spouse-to-be are such devoted fans that you’re submitting an Eva marriage form it seems like the only logical place to go for your honeymoon is the "Evangelion"-themed hot spring resort.
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