Evangelion used in JLPT Level 1 test?


The Japanese Language Proficiency Test and anime go together like Shinji and emoism. They lead into each other. So it only makes sense that a scene from Neon Genesis Evangelion is used in the JLPT Level 1 test.

No, seriously. And what's funny is that it's a trick question. You'll understand better when you read the transcript after the jump. Listening in, you'll have to determine who was deployed in what. Tricky, I tell ya.

They should just go all in and fully associate foreign otakudom with the JLPT tests. Manga for reading, anime for listening, etc... That's the whole goal anyway, isn't it?

[via FG]

Man 1: Captain, our second line of defenses have been penetrated! The monster is heading straight for the Central Command Center.

Man 2: At this rate, we won't even last 30 minutes.

Captain: Which Model Fighters can be deployed right now?

Man 1: Just Unit 00.

Captain: Looks like we have no choice but to deploy Unit 04 as well.

Man 2: Testing for Unit 04 is still not completed yet. Besides, we don't have anyone capable of piloting it.

Captain: Unit 00 won't be able to stop that thing. So I will personally pilot Unit 04.

Man 1: You're going yourself!? But Captain, you won't be able to withstand Unit 04's acceleration with that injury!

Woman: I will go!

Captain: Asuka!

Asuka: I will be able to control Unit 04. So please, let me go!

Captain: But you're still a trainee. Now's not the time for kids to show off their skills.

Asuka: Now's not the time to argue about this! (Runs off)

Captain: Hey, Asuka! Wait!

Computer announcer: Unit 04 is now ready for launch.

Captain: Asuka, we're counting on you.


Please choose the right answer:

1. The Captain deployed on Unit 00.
2. The Captain deployed on Unit 04.
3. The woman (Asuka) deployed on Unit 00.
4. The woman deployed on Unit 04.

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