Awful Truth: During the course of 3.33, he gets told that Rei Ayanami is dead, something that is hinted when Rei-Q acts different to the Rei he knew; after some time, it becomes a coping (or Escapism) mechanism to deal with his part on causing Third Impact. It's only when Fuyutsuki tells him the truth that he faces both reality and the magnitude of his actions.
Always Save the Girl: Deconstructed in 2.0 where Shinji eradicates most of humanity to try and save Rei. Made worse by the fact he apparently didn't save her after all.
The Atoner: In Rebuild 3.0., he tries to be this to make up for causing Third Impact in the last movie. Unfortunately, this is subverted, as it leads to another Nice Job Breaking It, Hero moment.
Badass: As much of a bitch as he can be, he still gets the job done multiple times despite being a mech piloting newbie.
Adaptational Badass: Though he wasn't exactly a pushover in a fight in the original series, Shinji is much more assertive and powerful this time around.
Berserk Button: Anyone (or anything) hurting Rei gets a dose of Shinji's new-found rage. This comes to a head in Rebuild 2.0: You Can (Not) Advance when Rei is devoured by Zeruel, and he decides to take a page from Kamina and rip the angel to pieces with glowing eyes of rage to save her.
Cosmic Plaything: Everything he did at the climax of Rebuild 2.0 was All for Nothing and nearly caused a planetary extinction in the process. Nearly everyone hates his guts for what he did, and his attempt to amend for his actions ends up making the situation worse. The kid needs a hug more than ever now.
Despair Event Horizon: After he almost triggers Fourth Impact and loses Kaworu, Shinji completely loses his will to live and is left in a catatonic state.
Determinator: The major thing that sets him from his anime and manga counterparts. In the second Rebuild film, Shinji WILL save Ayanami, even if he has to initiate Third Impact and to sacrifice the world to do it and in the third film, he will retrieve the spears no matter what. 3.33 goes on to viciously deconstruct this, as Shinji's actions have turned out to have very grave consequences, namely the death of even more of the already diminished human race, leading to him getting treated like a criminal and pariah by almost every other character and the last time he attempts to do something, he only makes things worse.
Generation Xerox: As the story goes on, it becomes increasingly apparent that Shinji and Gendo really aren't so different, in that both of them are determined to save their loved ones, even if it means wiping out the entirety of humanity.
Go Mad from the Revelation: Towards the middle of 3.0, he's confronted with numerous shocking revelations in very short order, the "highlights" being that he inadvertently annihilated the remainder of the biosphere and that he did not actually save "his" Rei. He pretty much unravels on the spot.
Heroic BSOD: He's bad at some point of 3.0, but Kaworu's gruesome death takes the last of Shinji's sanity. Lampshaded by his seiyuu, the preview of 4.0 (saying Shinji lost his will to live), and his bonus song "Famously". It remains to be seen how he'll snap out this Despair Event Horizon.
Hey You: Honoring his pledge to "his" Rei about her being unique and irreplaceable to him, Shinji will not refer to the other clone he encounters in Q as "Rei Ayanami" once he finds out the truth. He ends up referring to Rei Q in awkward, roudabout ("the... other pilot."), or indirect ("why aren't we alone?") ways.
The Insomniac: He becomes this in 3.33, starting from the day he was told of what happened 14 years ago; the amount of time he stayed like this varies between a day and a half or three days.
Instant Expert: In 3.0, he seemingly learns to play the piano about a thousand times faster than a real person could, reaching an incredible level of skill in just a few days. It's primarily symbolic of his relationship with Kaworu and not plot-relevant in itself, but it's still weird.
It might be a Mythology Gag since in the original series Shinji is shown to be an extremely modest but superb cello player. Rebuild-Shinji may have learned the piano in the past (instead) and was being just as modest about his playing ability as he was with the cello. Even if not, a musician always finds it easier to learn a second instrument than someone starting from scratch.
Played straight with theRS-Hoopers in the fight in Central Dogma.
Just a Kid: Asuka starts calling him just a brat in 3.0, after all she's now 14 years mentally older than him.
Mind Rape: Done by Fuyutsuki when he tells and shows him the truth behind Rei, his mother and parts of the Eva project.
Must Make Amends: ...for Third Impact. Unfortunately, all his attempts to do so go horribly wrong...
My God, What Have I Done?: At least thrice throughout Q. Once after Kaworu shows him the devastation he inadvertently caused, one more, word for word, when it sinks in that he couldn't save Rei after all, and one last time once things Go Horribly Wrong at the end of Q.
Nice Job Breaking It, Hero: His attempt to save Rei triggered Third Impact and killed a sizable chunk of the human population. Then he almost triggers Fourth Impact by pulling out the lances despite Kaworu telling him not to. Our hero, ladies and gentlemen. Can we give him a round of applause?
Rookie Red Ranger: Much like his original counterpart, but his ability to fight on par with an Asuka who has 14 years of extra experience deserves an extra mention. Again, he is not better off for it, as he could only control the immense power he summoned from EVA 01 for a limited amount of time, and paid with 14 years of his life and all that was ever dear to him when it's unhindered "return to its original form" triggered Third Impact...
Sanity Slippage: In 3.33due to a combination of lack of sleep, learning that he destroyed the biosphere, the truth about Rei and the fact that he didn't saved her.
Would Hit a Girl: He reluctantly defends himself and Kaworu from Asuka so they could save the world (or so he thought) during the fight in Central. She gave him no choice when she kept attacking them without bothering to explain herself..
Wrong Side All Along: Walzes back to NERV only to find out that they're plotting the apocalypse. Got tricked into nearly destroying the world, twice, the second time while actively trying to save it, having to fight his former alies in the process.
Rei's portrayal in Rebuild appears to blend the anime and manga versions. In the first movie, she is essentially the same as in the anime. In the second movie, she begins to open up to Shinji in a manner similar to the manga, even going as far as to try to host a dinner so that Shinji and Gendo can spend time together. Given the ending of the second movie, it remains to be seen if/how things will change between the two of them and if/how she herself will change in light of her origins in the anime and manga.
Action Girl: 2.0 in particular shows us what she's made of.
Determinator: Demonstrated twice: in the Sahaquiel fight (in which she grabbed its core so that Asuka could get a clean shot); and in the Zeruel fight (where she was ready to sacrifice herself for Shinji).
Rei: <utterly focused look> "AT Field - max level. I can do this. For him. So he never - has to pilot-"
Died in Your Arms Tonight: Thinking he just saved her, Shinji pulls her into a close embrace after yanking her soul out of Zeruel and into Unit-01. Unfortunately, it is the last time he ever sees her. Especially painful since this is probably the first and only time either of them ever got hugged.
Emotionless Girl: Subverted. Played straight with her Kuro-Rei/Rei Q incarnation in Rebuild 3.0 who's confirmed to be soulless... which is subverted towards the end as she shows visual confusion on Shinji's declarations that she's "not Ayanami" and finds herself wondering just who she is, her confusion becoming more and more apparent as time goes on.
Expendable Clone: Just like the original Rei, she says she can be replaced if she dies. Shinji doesn't accept it and even refuses to consider the clone that appears in Q "his" Ayanami.
Extreme Doormat: Rei Q is completely submissive and just follows orders. In fact, she literally won't do anything except wait unless ordered.
Feminine Women Can Cook: Seems to think so, at least, if she could figure out the first, second and third use of a knife is not to cut her own hands with. Her attempt to bring Shinji and Gendo closer together in Rebuild involved making them a home-cooked meal to share.
Heroic Sacrifice: Attempted for Shinji's sake numerous times. Never quite played straight.
Innocent Fanservice Girl: Just like in the original series, her reaction to Shinji walking in on her naked, falling on top of her, and accidentally groping her was limited to politely asking him to move.
However, averted by Shinji alone, who likes her for her own merits, feels things for her that are quite different from what one should feel for their mothers, outright tells her that she's irreplaceable to him and proceeds to throw the new Rei clone from Q into an existential crisis by outright telling her that he doesn't consider her "his" Ayanami.
Replacement Scrappy: Rei Q for some, arguing that she's a reset to any improvement that the original Rei had, and in-universe apparently if count Shinji's way of refering to her when he finds out she's not the Rei he knew.
Soulless Shell: Rei Q is a soulless entity in 3.0, while Rei's soul is still stuck in Eva Unit-01. Her lack of a soul also means she can't use AT-Fields. Though she can put up a decent fight in her Mark 09.
Sugar and Ice Personality: She generally only shows the "sugar" part to Shinji and Gendo - although in 2.0, the classroom scene and the last act of the movie indicate that the latter might since have lost that privilege.
Through Her Stomach: In Rebuild 2.0, Shinji sharing miso soup with her at the sea life preserve, and later preparing a lunch for her at school, are the major keys toward getting her to open up to people.
What Is This Thing You Call Love?: When Asuka asks her how she feels about Shinji, Rei says she doesn't know but she feels "warm" when he is with her and wants him to feel the same way. Asuka then concludes she is in love with him.
The Rebuild version of Asuka differs quite a bit from the depiction in the original anime. Her last name is changed from Souryū to Shikinami, her loathing for dolls is seemingly gone, and so is her obsessive crush on Kaji. While still having made a remarkable achievement at her age, instead of graduating University at the age of 14, she joined the European Air Force, reaching the rank of Captain at age 14. While still kind of a jerk most of the time, Asuka Shikinami is merely hostile, selfish and arrogant as opposed to being pathologically narcissistic verging onto psychopathy. Not only is she more emotionally healthy, she's actually willing to open up to other people, displaying some affection for Shinji and coming to respect and befriend Rei. Her character design, while starting out the same way as in the anime, undergoes a small but rather drastic change at the very end of Rebuild 2.0, namely an Eyepatch of Power.
Demoted to Extra: While she is a major character in this continuity, her role is rather minor compared to that of the original series.
That said, she's more important in 3.0 than in 2.0, serving as the Tritagonist (following behind Shinji and Kaworu.)
Eyepatch of Power: In the preview for Rebuild of Evangelion 3.0, which makes her, implied disfigurement notwithstanding, even cuter. God save us from the tsundere that is to be unleashed. It's entirely possible that her left eye is intact, but covered up for reasons unknown. See Glowing Eyes below.
Eye Scream: In Rebuild 2.0, the Eva she is piloting is infected by Bardiel and ripped apart by Unit-01, who chomps down on the plug with her still inside it. 3.0 shows her with an Eyepatch of Power.
Feminine Women Can Cook: When she starts developing feelings for Shinji, she starts teaching herself how to cook to be more attractive to him, cutting and burning her hands in the process. The way she realizes that Rei loves Shinji too is that she sees the same injuries on Rei's hands.
Game Face: When she gents angry or when her EVA unit enters Beast mode in 3.0, her eyes glow blue, and the latter gets the addition of her teeth lengthening into fangs. The latter's effects disappear if she ejects out of her EVA unit or if she gets out of Beast mode.
Get a Hold of Yourself, Man!: When she finds a catatonic Shinji at the end of 3.0, she kicks him, calls him a brat, grabs his face, and physically drags him across the desert because she absolutely refuses to let him run away from his problems again.
Glowing Eyes of Doom: Her eyes (including, you know, the one with the eyepatch) glow blue when she gets mad that Shinji leaves with Rei Q or when she activates Unit-02's Beast Mode.
Green-Eyed Monster: She is clearly not happy of seeing Shinji and Rei getting along at first. However, she eventually realises he is better off with Rei.
Hand Puppet: She is seen talking with one soon after moving in with Shinji and Misato. Unless her backstory has changed, it might mean she isn't quite as healthy as she seems to be.
I Want My Beloved to Be Happy: When Asuka determines that Rei loves Shinji, she decides to let them be together despite her own feelings for him.
I Work Alone: Her attitude towards the other pilots, although after the timeskip she and Mari are frequently sortied together.
Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Much moreso than in the original anime. Shikinami Asuka Langley has a genuinely considerate, caring and kind-hearted side that finally qualifies her as a traditional Tsundere as opposed to a mere female Jerkass.
Older Than She Looks: In 3.0., she's actually 28 years old, but hasn't physically aged due to piloting the Evangelion stilting her growth in some way.
Pet the Dog: In Rebuild 2.0, she takes Rei's place piloting Unit 03 so that Rei can host her party (even though she insists it's just so she can pilot an Eva while Unit 02 is sealed off. Misato thinks otherwise.)
Even after she Took a Level in Jerkass, she still seems to care for Shinji (although not in a healthy way perhaps) given that she apparently ran to Shinji's plug when she found it to check on him and she outright refuses to let him run away from his problems.
Pint-Sized Powerhouse: She's able to crack the glass in the interrogation room with a punch from her fist in 3.0.
Stripperiffic: When given a new translucent plug suit to pilot Eva 3.0, Asuka complains about how revealing it is..
Through His Stomach: Misato catches her trying to cook something for Shinji. Asuka quickly denies it and says it's for Hikari.
Took a Level in Jerkass: After the Time Skip, years of living in a post-apocalyptic wasteland under near-constant combat turned her into what is essentially an embittered mercenary. This being said, it doesn't undo her Character Development in 2.0 that made her better as a person so much as it made her more cynical.
Jerkass Has a Point: Her rant on Shinji being childish and thinking the world revolves around him and his desires does have a aura of truth. While Shinji didn't know at the time that he was causing the Third and later Fourth Impact, it doesn't change the fact that he messed up the world twice.
Tsundere: While it's debatable whether or not Soryu ever was one, Shikinami is undeniably a tsundere, as she does clearly show more of a good side.
In 3.33, the continous war during the Time Skip has taken much of her 'dere' side, specially towards Shinji.
Unwitting Pawn: To Gendo. Like everyone else in 3.0, aside of Fuyutsuki.
Vitriolic Best Buds: Apparently with Mari in 3.0. They have very good teamwork after working together for 14 years, but Asuka constantly belittles Mari as a "four-eyed favorite" and Mari disparages Asuka as a "princess".
We Used to Be Friends: Even if she wasn't truly a friend of hers, her change of way of referring to Rei in 3.0 shows signs of this, it might justified for the fact in the Time Skip she came to know her secret and is implied to have fought with her "spares" more than once.
More obvious in Shinji's case. It's downright painful how he's so damn happy and relieved when he finds her alive, and, unlike the audience absolutely doesn't see that punch comming, however, it seems to be Zigzagged given that she's not going to let him die or runaway from his problems again, as well as being affected by the fact that, during their fight in Central Dogma, he slaps her Eva.
When She Smiles: Not to the degree of Rei, mind you, but at one point in 2.0before everything goes to Hell, she gives a very relaxed, genuine one, and it's beautiful.
Would Hurt a Child: Even if the child in question is reduced to a catatonic wreck, and all threat from him was all but neutralized. And then she has the gall to complain that he would attack a female opponent who, unlike her, had training and battle experience.
A new character from the Rebuild continuity, Mari Makinami is the designated pilot of Unit-05 and the undesignated pilot of Unit-02 later on in 2.0 when she makes off with it to join in the battle against Zeruel.
In contrast with Shinji, Asuka, and Rei, she's shown to genuinely enjoy piloting, taking pleasure in killing the Angels and describing it as "fun." Also in contrast with the rest of the main cast, she appears to be a relatively sane person — outside of battle, at least.
Her personality has a few feral aspects, such as her fixation on scent and her reckless style of fighting.
The Berserker: And how! She makes EoE!Asuka look controlled, especially at the end of 2.0.
Big Damn Heroes: Seems to have a fondness for this kind of entry. She loves to make an entrance, pulls her shots until the last possible second and generally does what she can to make her screen time memorable. She even manages to put an end to Fourth Impact when it seems like all hope is lost by tackling a mecha god in mid-air and forcing Shinji to eject.
The Big Girl: She replaces Toji as a pilot in Rebuild. Her personality and fighting style certainly give leverage to this, as well.
Dissonant Serenity: she reacts extremely casually to the prospect of Fourth Impact specially when compared to, well, every other character.
Double Agent: Possibly. Her sneaking into Japanese territory via parachute indicates she's up to something, as does her line "I don't really feel comfortable bringing adults into my affairs." Plus, jacking Unit 02 without official approval isn't exactly standard NERV procedure.
As of 3.0 it seems a moot point, as any organization she was working for has long since been disbanded or killed off after Third Impact. Now she works full time for WILLE along with most of the previous NERV staff.
In an interview, Maaya Sakamoto says Mari is a simple, straightforward person with no hidden agenda.
God Created Canon Foreigner: Anno apparently wrote her up specifically for the Rebuild movies, and has described her as the only character who is not "a part of him." See Mary Sue entry for possible explanation.
Hair Color Dissonance: Within canon her hair is brown, but in supplemental materials (like the picture above) and in fanart it often gets represented as violet.
Hot-Blooded: People are calling her a female Kamina, for Heaven's sake. It doesn't help that she openly sympathizes with Unit 02 while it turns into a robotic, coked-up man-frog from the Wrath circle of Hell.
The Merch: Regardless of Mari's future relevance to the plot, Gainax is marketing the crap out of her. She gets a very popular schoolgirl uniform, two unique plugsuits, and is already catching up to Asuka and Rei in sheer number of non-canon outfits (such as yukatas and swimsuits — it's only a matter of time before she appears in Meido uniform and Gothic Lolita), making for a staggering diversity of dolls to unleash upon the already glutted Eva figure market. And let's not even get into her Awesome but Impractical EVA-05, a robot that only really makes sense as a toy. And now that she has her own hot pink EVA-08 (in different forms!), and all the pilots don new plugsuits for 3.0, we can only imagine the deluge of new toys waiting in the wings.
Nice Girl: Her actions toward Shinji in 2.0 seem like this.
She's also one of the few characters in 3.0 which doesn't want to kill/use Shinji and be done with him, although this time it's less out of kindness and mainly because she doesn't actually have a problem with the world post-Third Impact so long as she still gets to pilot Eva.
Nightmare Fetishist: She seems, uh, awfully fond of LCL. While it remains to be seen what role LCL will play in Rebuild, it's difficult not to think of the original series, where it's essentially the blood of Lilith (and smells like it, according to Shinji). It's that and, of course, Tang.
It's extremely difficult to hear, but the support crew uses her full name in 2.22 when they're switching Unit 02's core configuration. None of the on-screen characters address her by any name until 3.0.
Older Than She Looks: In 3.0., she's actually 28 years old, but hasn't physically aged due to piloting the Evangelion stunting her growth in some way. Of course, she doesn't really make a big deal about it like Asuka does.
Parody Sue: One possible interpretation of her name and the unexpected introduction of her character is that she's an allusion to characters created by the fandom, specifically, a generally brave, well-adjusted and sane protagonist of a typical Evangelion Fix Fic. Turns out, determination of The Pollyanna is not enough to turn the plot on its head... and moreover, the movie demonstrates how such Genki Girl demeanor in Evangelion's setting would actually come across as unrealistic and creepy.
Perverted Sniffing: Subverted/Played with. While she does enjoy the scent of LCL, Shinji's pheromones or some combination thereof and reacts with a blush, checking for residual LCL scent is actually a valid method to spot a fellow EVA pilot, and she seemed completely oblivious to any more sexual implications of her actions and the discomfort/awkwardness this was causing Shinji.
The Rival: Mari's development in 2.0 was intended to make her come across as one for Asuka, to the point of "usurping her" in piloting Unit-02. And then in 3.0, they become this and long-time teammates.
Shipper on Deck: Seemingly of Shinji/Asuka if her comments on Shinji helping Asuka are anything to go by as she pulls him out of Eva-13.
Her conversation with Asuka earlier in the movie has shades of this as well.
Mari: So how is the puppy boy?, is he obediently staying still?
Asuka: Nothing has changed about him! He still has that sorry face!
Surprisingly Good English: Maaya Sakamoto speaks English just well enough that she can at least be understood without subtitles, which if nothing else puts her a few measures above Koichi Yamadera's "English" earlier in the film.
She does the English again in 3.0, calling out "Hey, c'mon!" to Rei before headshotting the latter's Eva.
Troll: A lot Mari's interactions with Asuka in 3.0 have her annoying Asuka For the Lulz.
Vitriolic Best Buds: Apparently with Asuka in 3.0. They have very good teamwork after working together for 14 years, but Asuka constantly belittles Mari as a "four-eyed favorite" and Mari disparages Asuka as a "princess."
Unwitting Pawn: To Gendo. Just like Kaworu, she seemed to realize what his plan is - and much like Kaworu, she's not pleased to sit around and let it happen.
Bishōnen: Prettier than ever, thanks to the beefed up animation.
Brutal Honesty: Shinji asked for the truth and Kaworu told him exactly what he did in 3.0. Oh yes, it is brutal.
Death Is Cheap: "We'll meet again, Shinji-kun." Unlike the other angels' deaths, there was no rainbow in Kaworu's demise and a ghostly apparition of him flashes briefly before the Fourth Impact ends. Without bringing up what Kaworu really is, it's obvious it won't be the last time we'll see him.
Heroic Sacrifice: Kaworu kills himself with Shinji's Explosive Leash in order to prevent Fourth Impact. Borders on Senseless Sacrifice as while Eva-13 does lose some power and starts falling form the sky, it takes Mari ejecting Shinji from Eva-13 to end it completely.
Love Martyr: Not just for Shinji as a person, but also for how he feels for the lilin that is implied to fear/hate him.
Manipulative Bastard: Toward Shinji somewhat, though he does really care for Shinji and only manipulates because he really believes it's for a good cause. He has no idea he himself is being manipulated for evil.
Obliviously Evil: He, like Shinji, has no idea he's being manipulated into apocalyptic villainy. Though unlike Shinji he realizes something is wrong.
Oh Crap: In Rebuild 3.0., he has one of these moments when he realizes that he and Shinji have been manipulated into wiping out the rest of humanity. Though he realized when they got there that something was wrong, but he was unable to stop Shinji from pulling out the lances.
In the Rebuild movies, she starts as a Lt. Colonel and the Second Impact looks quite different. In 3.0., she has become the leader of WILLE, an anti-NERV organization that she formed after Third Impact. She has become considerably colder in the 14 years that have passed, to the point where she fully blames Shinji for the Third Impact.
Colonel Badass: Starts off as a Lieutenant Colonel before becoming a full Colonel in Rebuild. In 3.0, she gets to be the Captain of a gargantuan flying battleship.
Cool Big Sis/Parental Substitute: She tries hard to be a maternal/big-sister figure to Shinji and to guide him, with limited success. This falls apart, utterly, in 3.0 - she's too consumed by pain at the effects of Third Impact to be anything but cold towards him for his actions (not least because she'd encounraged him before learning just what he'd bring about).
Never My Fault: She vocally blames Shinji for causing The End of the World as We Know It, not acknowledging that she urged him on at all. It's made more twisted because she does know deep down that she's partially to blame, and treats Shinji badly partially because his presence reminds her of that.
Revenge: Wants to avenge her father, as in the original. Then, of course, the harshness of the post-impact world did much to cultivate her already present, but moderate Captain-Ahab-tendencies. Ironically, it seems like she is now out to avenge Kaji, the man who was so much like her father...
Slipknot-Hairknot: It comes off when the Wunder is attacked by the Mark 09, but, more realistically, doesn't completely unravel, but just 'decays' into the sideways ponytail it was "made of."
May ultimately be a subverted trope. While she's certainly colder, when trying to keep Shinji from leaving, she says she will ensure his safety and ultimately can't bring herself to kill him when given the opportunity. There are also several later scenes that show that she's not as cold as she appears. When unable to reach the Awakened Unit-13, instead of worrying about the world, she explicitly worries about Shinji. Time will have to tell, however.
We Have Reserves: Her 3.0 self. As Asuka puts it, "Prioritize the objective and expede human life is the Captain's Motto after all!" While this is realistic development, it marks a drastic departure from her pre-Time Skip self who was the most likely person to consider human lives, in contrast to Ritsuko or Gendo.
We Used to Be Friends: There was a time where he was a lot more to her than "Test Subject BM-03". She even threatens and attempts to kill him, but ultimately cannot bring herself to actually pull the trigger on Shinji.
Chuck Cunningham Syndrome: Is completely absent in Rebuild 3.0., and unlike Touji, Kensuke, or Hikari, he only gets referenced in a passing, off-handed comment by Koji, so whether or not he actually died is unknown.
Engrish: Kaji's attempts to speak to Americans in Rebuild 2.0. Everyone else who speaks English in the film is really quite good, but Kaji is ear-crunchingly awful. If it weren't for the subtitles he'd almost be unintelligible. What makes it worse is that it's smack-dab in the middle of a dramatic scene, and the sheer Narminess of his accent almost completely ruins the tension.
Touji's younger sister. She was injured badly in the first battle between Eva-01 and Sachiel, and is hospitalized for a long period of time as a result. Her injury is what angers Touji about Shinji at first, leading to him punching Shinji out (though she later scolds Touji for this, saying that Shinji protected them all with Eva-01, and didn't deserve that). Later, when Touji is offered to become the pilot of Eva-03, he agrees on the sole condition that she be transferred to NERV's medical facilities for improved treatment.
In Rebuild, her name is revealed to be Sakura, and in 2.0., she is discharged from the hospital shortly before the Eva-03 incident. In 3.0., she appears as an adult, now a Second Lieutenant in WILLE. She is the one responsible for watching over Shinji in the brief time he spends there.Associated tropes
The Ghost: In the original series and manga, but averted in Rebuild.
Nice Girl: Mostly, although like most characters she isn't so nice to Shinji.
Debatable; she's certainly nicer than Misato and Asuka, either through professionalism as a medic or (regardless of what may have happened to her brother) she still remembers when she and Toji genuinely admired Shinji.
Graceful Loser: Even though Gendo overthrows him and the rest of SEELE he takes his defeat and death very well, as he believes that Gendo will fulfill their wish for instrumentality for all living beings even after their gone.
Power Floats: The 3rd Angel does this in order to escape the base in 2.0. In 3.0 Wunder is not only able to fly itself, but it can make all ships in WILLE's fleet float alongside it.
Rain of Blood: Sahaquiel's cilia curl up like a spider's legs when it dies and the entire island-sized creature explodes into a fountain of blood that floods most of the city. How they cleaned it all up is anyone's guess.
Lilith's head does this when it explodes in front of Gendo.
Shaped Like Itself: The Twelfth Angel has a full body core, meaning it's entire body is its core. Mark 09 as one of the Adams is also a full body core.
Stance System: The Rebuild incarnation of Ramiel changes form in extreme, often impossible ways to adapt its offense and defense to the constantly changing requirements of the battlefield.
This Is Gonna Suck: Zeruel appears to do a version of this in Rebuild. After Shinji forces Unit-01 into activation, Zeruel rushes forward and attempts to use its Death Ray that has destroyed everything it has been used on so far, but 01 blocks it with an AT Field without flinching. 01's previously cut off arm then regenerates as pure energy and 01 prepares to use it to blast Zeruel away. Zeruel's reaction to having it pointed in its face before firing is to lean back and whimper.
Extra Eyes: Along with Unit 02, Mark 08, and Eva-13. Mark 09's regrown head also has five glowing red eyes.
Demonic Possession: Mark 09 is hijacked by SEELE in order to ensure it fulfills it programming.
Flawed Prototype: Unit 05 is referred to as a prototype but suffers from Crippling Overspecialization: it can't leave Bethany's tunnels without switching to battery power, has no ranged attack capabilities and is restricted to using a freakin' jousting lance as its Weapon of Choice as its mechanical pincers can't hold anything else. On the other hand, Unit 05's ass is basically a rocket it uses for Flight.
Fusion Dance: The Final teaser at the end of 3.33 features "Unit-08+02", which is formed from parts of Unit 02 being grafted onto a partially repainted Unit 08.
Living Battery: Eva-01 acts as the Wunder's battery and allows it flight.
Losing Your Head: Mark 09 loses it early on but is still able to function fine during the rest of 3.0. Mark-06 loses its own head thanks to Mark 09 to unleash the Twelfth Angel. Unit 2 bites off Mark 9's regrown head while in Beast Mode, but it regenerates and returns the favor.
As in the original, a positron rifle was used by Unit 01 against Ramiel
Eva-08 has one as one of its main weapons.
Super Prototype: The Mark 06, which used to have the potential to become a True Evangelion... until it was turned into the can for the 12th Angel during the timeskip. The 4.0 preview implies it might be the basis for the local equivalent of the MP Evas.
Taking You with Me: Asuka does this in 3.0 by having 2.0 detonate in order to destroy the Mark 09. She succeeds and survives along with most of Eva-02.