Do you know what day is today? June 22nd is the day Shinji Ikari of Neon Genesis Evangelion first rode an Eva and the first Angel, Sachiel. The story in the anime talks about a distant future with a focus on "that fateful day" and "today" leading to an emotional storyline. Even on Twitter, Shinji's voice actress, Megumi Ogata, talked about how surprised she was. Here are illustratings showing the moment he first fought Sachiel.