According to the franchise history of the Neon Genesis EvangelionDecember 4th is a birthday Asuka Langley Soryu, one of the main characters of the work and the one designated as the pilot of Unit EVA-02. This date generally applies to its counterpart as well Asuka Langley Shikinami of the franchise Rebuilding EvangelionHowever, his birthday is never mentioned.
His official profile writes: “Within the franchise, Asuka is designated as the Second Child and pilot of a giant mecha called EVA Unit-02, to fight against the enemies called Angels for the special agency NERV. Due to a childhood trauma, he developed a competitive and outgoing character, for the attention of others and for his own self-assertion. In the Rebuild of Evangelion movies, his Japanese surname is changed to Shikinami and he is very different in origin and characterization from his incarnation in the TV series.».
Of course, fans of the franchise did not notice his birthday, who shared various illustrations along with the hashtag #アスタ生誕祭2022.
Neon Genesis Evangelion Summary
In a post-apocalyptic world, the last remaining human settlement in Japan is the mighty fortress city of Tokyo-3. Fourteen-year-old Shinji Ikari is brought to the headquarters of Nerv, an underground organization run by his estranged father, Gendou. He asks Shinji to pilot “Evangelion”, a giant android built to fight against the monstrous and destructive creatures called “Angels” who are destroying the planet and threatening the survival of the remaining human race. Reluctant at first, Shinji is swayed by the idea of reconciliation with his father and agrees to help humanity’s dangerous quest against the alien threat as a pilot for the Evangelion Unit-01. Shinji must find the courage and determination to face the Angels’ attacks before it is too late.