The second possibility is that Mari is a clone. Her family name is Makinami, and given that the Rebuild films explicitly changed Asukas last name to Shikinami as a parallel to Rei Ayanami and to foreshadow that shes a clone, it would make sense for all three -nami pilots to be clones.
Was Mari in the original Evangelion?
Mari Illustrious Makanami is a character that first appears in the second Rebuild movie, Evangelion: 2.0 You Can (Not) Advance). She does not appear in the original series and many aspects of her character are unknown. She is capable of piloting Evangelion Units with incredible proficiency.
Where did Mari Makinami come from?
↑ The booklet that comes with the 2.22 DVD release states that Mari was born in the United Kingdom.
How old is Mari from Evangelion?
Mari Illustrious MakinamiAge16 (manga)SpeciesHumanPresenceFirst apparitionEvangelion: 2.0 You Can (Not) Advance9 more rows
Does Asuka lose eye?
In the second episode of Evangelion, we can see that Shinjis Evas right eye is injured by the Third Angel, but nothing happens to his right eye. But when it comes to Asukas Eva getting her right eye injured by a Lance of Longinus in End of Evangelion, it also injures her right eye.