Akagi Ritsuko is the female designer, and head programmer for the organization known as NERV in the anime series Neon Genisis Evangelion. She has designed the Magi, which are 3 seperate computers that work together to form a type of "government" for Tokyo-3. Casper is one of the computers, it was designed with Ritsuko's mother at its core, her brain.

One of the computers characterizes her mother as a mother, the other as a doctor, and the last as a woman. These 3 computers would work together to get a 2/3 majority decision for any type of major conflict. They would also be used to analyze the information of any type of Angel attack.

Akagi Ritsuko's life work was to help Ikari Gendou with his The Human Instrumentality Project. There was also a small, but seemingly physical only romance between him and her.