The surprising entrance of this beautiful woman startles Kensuke and Toji.
Reichu: Glllrrrmmph!"* Just look at Toji's face!
thewayneiac: I'm surprised their noses aren't bleeding.
Incisivis: (021-031) A recurring theme in the series is Shinji's "difference" from what might be seen as "normal" teenage male behavior, and Toji and Kensuke's presence helps to illuminate that. Consider: Only after a period of time has passed does Toji go to talk with Shinji. Also, even when desiring atonement the boys mark Misato as attractive.
* Reichu: That's supposed to be the "sound" of a guy getting a — well, I'm sure you can figure it out. ;;>
thewayneiac: Toji: Don't let her notice; don't let her notice; don't let her notice...