Asuka and Rei were a real yin and yang pair for Neon Genesis Evangelion. Not so much for Rebuild. Especially since her Pirate make-over, Red has eclipsed Blue for a position in the spotlight and fan attention.
Kadokawa-DWANGO chair and board member of Rebuild producer Khara Nobuo Kawakami has a new book on the secrets of Studio Ghibli and talent behind it. For this, a discussion with creator Hideaki Anno brought up the subject of Rei versus Asuka in the age of the new movies.