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Neon Genesis Evangelion (Manga)

Neon Genesis Evangelion

Alternative Titles

English: Neon Genesis Evangelion
Synonyms: Shin Seiki Evangelion
Japanese: 新世紀エヴァンゲリオン

Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: 14
Chapters: 96
Status: Finished
Published: Dec 26, 1994 to Jun 4, 2013
Authors: Sadamoto, Yoshiyuki (Story & Art)
Serialization: Young Ace

Statistics

Score: 8.501 (scored by 10005 users)
Ranked: #1582
Popularity: #78
Members: 19,260
Favorites: 1,821
1 indicates a weighted score
2 based on the top manga page.

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Synopsis

The manga based on the series, written and illustrated by series character designer Yoshiyuki Sadamoto, has been serialized in Shonen Ace since 1995. The serialized and volumized editions are both published by Kadokawa Shoten. The manga exists as a separate entity from the anime, and features a number of distinct differences (examples: Shinji's eyes are brown instead of blue; Shinji and Rei's relationship is strengthened more; not all of the Angels that were in the anime appear in the manga). Drawing from the original story outline, the completed anime series, as well as his own artistic freedom, Sadamoto has portrayed an account of the story that has both distinct convergence and divergence with the anime version.

(Source: Wikipedia)

Related Manga

Alternative setting: Shinseiki Evangelion: Ikari Shinji Tantei Nikki, Neon Genesis Evangelion: Angelic Days, Neon Genesis Evangelion: Ikari Shinji Ikusei Keikaku, Neon Genesis Evangelion: Campus Apocalypse, Neon Genesis Evangelion: ANIMA, Petit Eva: Evangelion@School, Petit Eva Bokura Tanken Doukoukai
Alternative version: Neon Genesis Evangelion: Comic Tribute
Adaptation: Neon Genesis Evangelion

Characters

 Rei
Ayanami, Rei
Main
 Shinji
Ikari, Shinji
Main
 Misato
Katsuragi, Misato
Main
 Asuka Langley
Soryu, Asuka Langley
Main
 Pen Pen
Pen Pen
Supporting
 Kensuke
Aida, Kensuke
Supporting
 Ritsuko
Akagi, Ritsuko
Supporting



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Apr 3, 2013
Tavor
Most likely of why you're here is because you just finished the anime known as "Neon Genesis Evangelion" and simply want more, more beyond than what the Rebuild movies could ever provide for you! Curious ol' you now wonders, "Is it even worth reading this manga?" Granted, it is assumed you really enjoyed the anime series to even consider it. Otherwise, if you're one of the ones that didn't like Neon Genesis Evangelion to begin with (and that's okay!), you'll for the most part see exactly what you were offered in the anime and thus you might want to steer clear of this manga.
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Nov 26, 2009
Die_Mann
Has decided to make the review of this manga so it has very strongly hooked on me. First I always liked a theme of psychology, strangenesses, etc. (and Evangelion I consider as the best psychological anime/manga, that proves numerous interrogations) and secondly I would like to learn history on manga. And I have not regretted. Even those moments, characters, an outcome of a story, incomprehensibility of a story, incompleteness of a story, "not up to disclosing" of characters and other, other, that in TV or Movie initially have not liked me with perusal manga completely have exchanged (and favourite only were grew fond)
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