Since the song's initial release, many artists have covered the song. Heavy metal cover band Animetal included the track on their Animetal Marathon V album.  Versions by cast members Megumi Hayashibara ( Rei Ayanami ), Yuko Miyamura ( Asuka Langley Soryu ), Kotono Mitsuishi ( Misato Katsuragi ), and Megumi Ogata ( Shinji Ikari ) exist on various soundtracks and solo albums from the voice actors. Masami Okui included a cover on her cover album Masami Kobushi , and otaku tarento Shoko Nakagawa has a cover version on her first anime theme cover album Shoko-tan Cover: Anison ni Koi o Shite. . A trance remix is included on the Exit Tunes ' Exit Trance Presents R25 Speed Anime Trance Best 2 album, sung by "MAKI".