It's Geek Week on YouTube, and the PBS Idea Channel is getting in on the fun by posing the question, "Does it matter what Evangelion's creator says?" As the video's description reads:
Hideaki Anno says Neon Genesis Evangelion is meaningless. For #GeekWeek we ask if we should listen to him.
If you've got a spare 10 minutes, check out the video below to see the Idea Channel dig into the meaning behind Gainax's wildly popular series, and decide for yourself where you stand on the question at hand.