Shout-outs found in Advice and Trust:
- Plenty to Once More with Feeling.
- Shinji the Casanova by Strike-Fiss -author of Higher Learning has one, too.
- Several of Shinji's female classmates are named after Evangelion seiyuus such like Megumi Hayashibara and Megumi Ogata.
- In another chapter Asuka calls Rei "The Terminator".
- In this post Strypgia mentions Shinji And Warhammer 40 K:Asuka:"I was pre-emptively killing the Void Dragon!"
Shinji:"This isn't S&WH40K, dear..."
- And in the next posts Thousand Shinji, the other main crossover with Warhammer 40,000 gets referenced:HA! I get it. And Asuka, just be glad this isn't Thousand Shinji.
Why? In Thousand Shinji, Asuka's got superhuman strength & toughness and the will to use it to SLAUGHTER HER ENEMIES AND TAKE THEIR SKULLS! BLOOD FOR THE BLOOD GODDESS! SKULLS FOR THE SKULL THRONE!
- Chapters 8 and 9 are titled "-we came in?"
- As watching a show Asuka compares two characters with Maverick and Goose from Top Gun.
- In an early chapter Asuka reassures Shinji that he is technically correct. The best kind of correct.
- Right after the fight with Bardiel Asuka boasts to Shinji that "no power in the 'verse can stop us."
- To Doing It Right This Time in chapter 8 when Asuka tells Shinji he is going to spend his pilot pay:Asuka: "This is a proper date, dear baka, so you're paying for everything. Spend some of that munificent Pilot's pay for once."
Shinji: "........We get paid?"
- Here's how the story describes one of Rei's injections:
- And after giving her the injection, here's what Ritsuko has to say to her:
- To The One I Love Is in chapter 8 when Rei tells Shinji and Asuka are "The ones I Love".
- While performing a sneak attack on Bardiel, Asuka screams "Payback's a bitch, and so am I."
- "Stupid Sexy Rei."
- Rei to Kaworu:
- Kaworu to Rei:As you wish.
- Kaworu to Rei:
- In Chapter 9, Kaworu quotes the Arc Words from Battlestar Galactica (2003):"All this has happened before, all of this will happen again."
- Kensuke has two girlfriends named Kyouko and Sayaka, who dye their hair red and blue, respectively.
- When Hikari asks what the other Pilots are planning for Asuka's birthday, Kaworu only replies: "Something wonderful."
- At one point in Chapter 9, Misato says that Gendo makes Darth Vader look like a good dad in comparison.
- Kaworu unknowingly quotes Nine Inch Nails while describing the effect the Call is having on him."This thing is slowly taking me apart."
- Rei knows how to sneak through NERV using the air vents.
- While in the hospital recovering from the fight with Arael, Kaworu watches M*A*S*H.
- Right before they find out that Rei collapsed, Shinji and Kaworu were having a discussion about whether or not John Cage's 4'33" qualifies as music.
- When Rei reveals the truth in the April Fools update, she says "Have I mentioned I'm part space alien?"
- Kaworu has a sign in his room with pictures of Rei that spells out "Do it for her".
- Asuka gets Misato and Kaji tickets to see Your Name as a Christmas present.
- Shinji received Apocalyptica and 2CELLOS CDs from Kaworu and Asuka respectively.