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NETGEAR WNA3100-100PES N300 802.11n (300 Mbps) WiFi USB Adapter
NETGEAR WNA3100-100PES N300 802.11n (300 Mbps) WiFi USB Adapter
Price: £12.98

1.0 out of 5 stars Worst piece of hardware I have ever owned, 22 Jan. 2014
I bought this adapter after I got a new computer about a year and a half ago, and since then it has given me literally nothing but grief.
First off, the stand for the adapter broke within a week, forcing me to plug it directly into my PC (and giving me a worse connection), then it randomly started to disconnect.
My internet connection has been 100% stable (tested with mobile phone + other computers) but the adapter would occasionally completely and without warning disconnect from the internet- it could easily connect to my router but couldn't connect to the internet at all.
The ONLY solution to that that I could find was to unplug it and plug it in again repeatedly until it worked- almost every day I'd have to spend as much as half an hour just plugging it in and out of my computer until it worked, only for it to disconnect again within five minutes.

If you value your money or your sanity, please don't buy this and get something else instead.
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Evangelion 2.22 You Can (Not) Advance [DVD]
Evangelion 2.22 You Can (Not) Advance [DVD]
Dvd ~ Kotono Mitsuishi
Price: £4.99

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5.0 out of 5 stars A great film that anybody can watch, 31 July 2012
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Rebuild of Evangelion 2.22 is the second of four 're-imaginings' of the Neon Genesis Evangelion universe. It is a direct sequel to 1.11 You are (Not) Alone and should definitely not be watched without having seen 1.11 or at least 1.0 before.

Unlike 1.11, 2.22 takes a huge divergence from the original story of Neon Genesis Evangelion- whereas 1.11 was a retelling of episodes 1-6 with some slightly changed scenes, 2.22 features a new character and new Angels, with a much greater focus on entirely new content, with very little of the film being the same as in the original series.

2.22 is much like 1.11, however, in that it is incredibly well-animated and gorgeous to look at, with excellent voice tracks in both English and Japanese. The film's soundtrack is also incredible, with recognizable themes from the original TV series being brought up to modern standard, and with entirely new songs as well.

Ultimately, Rebuild of Evangelion 2.22 is an incredible film by all standards, perfect for both fans of the original series and for anybody with an interest in Anime.


Neon Genesis Evangelion - The End Of Evangelion [2002] [DVD]
Neon Genesis Evangelion - The End Of Evangelion [2002] [DVD]
Dvd ~ Megumi Ogata
Offered by thelastresortofmusic
Price: £16.75

5.0 out of 5 stars A fantastic film even after 10 years, 31 July 2012
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Even after 10 years, Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion is one of the best animated films of all time, ranking among Akira,the works of Studio Ghibli, and Ghost in the Shell.

Serving as an explanation to the very vague ending left by the original TV series of Neon Genesis Evangelion, End of Eva is a visual masterpiece and also a definitive end to a wonderful story.
Taking place during episodes 25 and 26 of the TV series, End of Eva shows us what was actually happening in reality during those two episodes, showing mainly the physical struggle of the characters and not just their psychological struggle.

It is definitely not a film for the faint of heart, with some frankly disturbing imagery between beautifully animated and brutal action scenes, but ultimately the experience is rewarding and, like the original series, leaves the viewer asking lots of questions not just about the film itself but about humanity as a whole.

It is also not a film for those not already acquainted with the original TV series, as it goes straight into the action and explains little through dialogue, with a huge focus on visual storytelling that only fans of the TV series will really understand.

I would fully recommend this film to anybody with any interest in anime at all, as it shows not only the best of japanese animation but also the ending of one of the most influential series of all time.


Neon Genesis Evangelion - Death And Rebirth [2002] [DVD]
Neon Genesis Evangelion - Death And Rebirth [2002] [DVD]
Dvd ~ Megumi Ogata
Offered by CLICK n PLAY
Price: £24.94

1.0 out of 5 stars A bad film and a worse Evangelion film, 31 July 2012
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Neon Genesis Evangelion: Death and Rebirth is, at best, a short recap of episodes 1-24 of the original TV series, and at worst an impossibly incoherent mess of scenes that mostly happen completely out of chronological order and which totally skips important moments.
It is absolutely not recommended for people new to Neon Genesis Evangelion as a franchise as it goes into almost no detail about anything- important facts that are painfully obvious in the original series are left out completely, and absolutely no character development is seen throughout, and with a series like Neon Genesis Evangelion which is incredibly complex and with a huge focus on character development, it is impossible for a single film to do it any justice.
Despite this, it is a simple way for fans to recap themselves on the events of the original series in a nice two-hour piece- but despite this, Death and Rebirth is easily the worst part of Neon Genesis Evangelion as a whole and not worth buying except for the biggest fans of the franchise.


Evangelion 1.11 - You Are (Not) Alone [DVD]
Evangelion 1.11 - You Are (Not) Alone [DVD]
Dvd ~ Hideaki Anno
Price: £4.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Extremely satisfied!, 31 July 2012
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Film arrived one day late despite being ordered on next-day delivery.
The DVD and case were both in perfect quality.

The film itself is a retelling of the first 6 episodes of Neon Genesis Evangelion and is perfect for both long-time fans of the series or people who are interested in it. Despite some cast changes for the English dub (the most noticeable being that Brina Palencia voices Rei instead of Amanda-Winn-Lee), all voice acting is top-notch and almost perfectly translated from the Japanese.
Both English and Japanese voice tracks are available, though changing between them on the DVD's main menu can be frustrating. The original 1.0 version of the film can be watched too (the 1.11 version contains a few extra scenes and some scenes are touched-up) for those who want to compare the two.

The film itself is a self-contained experience that requires no knowledge of the universe of Neon Genesis Evangelion to be watched, though for full enjoyment I would recommend that the original series be watched first. It is by no means a complete story, however, and by buying this you are bringing yourself into a thus-far incomplete four film saga. I would not recommend watching it without at least planning on buying the second film (2.22) as ultimately the film contains only a quarter of the full story.

I would fully recommend this film to anybody with any interest in japanese animation and especially to fans of the original series and overall I am extremely satisfied with my purchase, as 1.11 and 2.22 remain two of my favourite films of all time.


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