The Gendo Pose

The Gendo Pose

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The Gendo Pose refers to a series of photoshop parody of Gendo Ikari, a character from the Neon Genesis Evangelion franchise. The meme revolves around an image of Ikari in a steepling (hands clasped, fingers crossed) pose. Such a pose is not uncommon for an anatagonist such as himself, and is sometimes known as The Abassador Pose.[1]

The main hallmark of Gendo’s steepling is his scary shiny glasses[2] which make it extra great.

Although the pose appears in many other series, Photoshops of the Gendo Pose in which Gendo’s hands and glasses have been pasted onto a picture of a person or thing appear on many image-sharing anime forums.


This is the picture the majority if not all the arms and glasses come from:


No matter what the original photo may be, The Gendo Pose makes it mind-bogglingly sweet.

Lame → Badass

Unloveable → Cool dude!

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External References

[1]EvaWiki – Gendo Pose

[2]TVTropes – Scary Shiny Glasses

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