"You can take advantage of anything in this home, except me."Age: 29
Occupation: NERV Tactical Operations Division Chief
First Appearance: Episode 1 ["Angel Attack"]
Misato is NERV's head of operations and field commander; she gives orders and directs battle plans for the EVAs. Her quick mind and optimism in the face of danger have more than once saved the day.
Unfortunately, Misato is a terrible housekeeper. Her apartment is flooded with piles of instant food wrappers, empty beer cans and liquor bottles. And she leaves the cleaning-up to Shinji.
Aside from being Shinji and Asuka's superior, she also acts as their guardian.