Ep 25 – “Do you love me?” / “Owaru sekai (A World That’s Ending)” (終わる世界)

The Human Instrumentality Project begins, merging the souls of humankind into a single entity. Shinji, Rei, Misato, and Asuka struggle with their reasons for existence. Shinji discovers that he has created a solitary existence for himself, a world in which he alone can exist.