Originally Posted by davmoo
I love a lot of anime. But when I watched Neon Genesis Evangelion, my first reaction was "What the f**k?!", and "Who put LSD in my tea?!", followed by almost uncontrollable urges to claw out my eyeballs. It was almost two weeks before those feelings faded away. Merely seeing the DVD packaging in a store makes me start twitching.
At first I was OK with it, probably because I started with the TV series. It was like Gundam Wing except the emo kid externalized his whining rather than being stoic. Starting with the last couple eps and through the movie, I was having the EXACT reaction you spoke of. Such a messed up show/movie.