Commander of Special Agency NERV
. Formerly named Gendou Rokubungi
, he changed his name upon marrying Yui Ikari
, whom he had been seeing since her university years. He served as Chief of Research
at the U.N. Artificial Evolution Laboratories
, which was actually a front for promoting the E Project.
After Yui's death, he devoted himself to the "Adam Project
" and "Instrumentality
Project (Human Complementation Project
)". Backed by SEELE
, he achieved a number of goals including the construction of the Evangelion
s. However, his honeymoon
with SEELE lasted only until the last Angel
had been defeated, after which their difference in objectives became apparent and developed into military
: April 29, Blood type
Source: The End of Evangelion : Glossary contained within The End of Evangelion - Theatrical Program.