Don't. Watch the movie first so that you'll have a slim chance at actually enjoying it. THEN read it and think back on how the movie could not possibly have lived up to the expectations of the masterpiece in front of you.>>13631507>>So is Evangelion the Watchmen of anime?
Both raised the standard for their medium and provided considerable influence on works that came after them. Watchmen was a bit more of a splash, though, because it had a lot to do with reviving an art form that was quite literally on its last legs. Anime wasn't hurting as much as comics were, at least not in the economic sense.