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Several manga series have been developed based on the Neon Genesis Evangelion anime series created by Gainax. While the first manga is a direct adaptation of the anime series, the following ones are spin-off series with several differences.

The first manga from the series is Neon Genesis Evangelion, written and illustrated by Yoshiyuki Sadamoto, who also worked in the character designs from the anime. The manga closely follows the anime story with few changes made to the characters or certain events. The series is serialized in Shōnen Ace from Kadokawa Shoten starting in 1995, but it was put on hiatus. The manga restarted publication in the first issue from the Kadokawa's Young Ace on July from 2009.[1] The chapters from the series have been collected into 11 tankōbon volumes which were published from August 29, 1995 to June 19, 2007.[2][3] Volume 12 was finally released in Japan on April 3, 2010. Viz Media licensed the series for English release and has published the 11 volumes between March 24, 2004 and November 18, 2008.[4][5]

Additionally, Fumino Hayashi has authored a spin-off series called Neon Genesis Evangelion: Angelic Days, which focuses on the romantical relationships between the main characters. Kadokawa Shoten serialized the series in Monthly Asuka and collected the series into six tankōbon volumes.[6] The volumes were published from February 17, 2004 to December 17, 2005. In the United States, NewType USA serialized the series, while ADV Manga released the six volumes. Another series having a similar focus is Neon Genesis Evangelion: Shinji Ikari Raising Project, authored by Osamu Takahashi. Shōnen Ace has been publishing the chapters since June 2005, and it is still ongoing with 10 tankōbon having been released. Dark Horse Comics has licensed the series for English release, while the first volume was released on July 8, 2009.[7][8]

Min Min has also authored Neon Genesis Evangelion: Gakuen Datenroku, which uses the same setting from the manga series, but a big difference from the Evangelions and the main characters. It was published in Monthly Asuka from October 2007 to December 2009, and it has been collected into four tankōbon volumes.

Another manga named Evangelion: Ikari Shinji Tantei Nikki (lit. "Evangelion: Shinji Ikari's Detective Journal") started serialization in Asuka's February 24, 2010 issue and is authored by Takumi Yoshimura in collaboration with Gainax and Khara. This manga has protagonized Shinji as a detective.[9]

Neon Genesis Evangelion

<tr style="border-bottom: 3px solid #CCF"><th style="width: 4%;">No.</th><th>Title</th><th style="width: 24%;">Japanese release</th><th style="width: 24%;">English release</th></th></tr></tr> <tr style="text-align: center;"><td id="vol1">1</td><td style="text-align: left;">Behold the angels of God descending
"Angel Attack" (使徒、襲来 "Shito, shūrai"?)</td><td>August 29, 1995[2]
ISBN 978-4-04-713115-6</td><td>March 24, 2004[4]
ISBN 978-1-59116-400-5</td></tr><tr style="vertical-align: top; "><td colspan="4">
  • Stage 01: "Angel Attack" (使徒、襲来 "Shito, shūrai"?)
  • Stage 02: "Reunion" (再会… "Saikai..."?)
  • Stage 03: "Unit-01, Lift Off" (初号機、出撃 "Shogōki, rifuto ofu"?)
  • Stage 04: "Silence..." (沈黙… "Chinmoku..."?)
  • Stage 05: "Angel Fire" (光の淵に見たもの "Hikari no fuchi ni mitamono"?)
  • Stage 06: "I...Cry..." (ボクハナク "Boku wa naku"?)
  • </td></tr><tr style="border-bottom: 3px solid #CCF; text-align: left;"><td colspan="4">A teenager named Shinji Ikari goes to Tokyo-3 city due to a request from his father, Gendo Ikari. While meeting with Misato Katsuragi, an employer from Gendo, the city is attacked by a giant created known as Angel, that confronts the army. Misato takes Shinji to Nerv, an organization headed by Gendo that developed giant bio-mechanical mecha known as Evangelions. As the Evangelion Unit-01's pilot, Rei Ayanami, is injured, Gendo asks his son to pilot Unit-01 to defeat the attacking Angel. Shinji decides to fight the Angel, but he panics when seeing the Angel. Before being killed by the Angel, Shinji makes Unit-01 furiously attack the Angel, which self-destructs, causing minor damage to the Evangelion. Next day, while Shinji is recovering in the hospital, Misato discovers that Gendo is not planning to live with him. As such, Misato decides to be Shinji's legal guardian, to avoid him being alone.</td></tr>

    <tr style="text-align: center;"><td id="vol2">2</td><td style="text-align: left;">A flaming sword, which turned every way
    "Shōnen and Knife" (ナイフと少年 "Naifu to shōnen"?)</td><td>March 5, 1996[10]
    ISBN 978-4-04-713132-3</td><td>May 5, 2004[11]
    ISBN 978-1-59116-390-9</td></tr><tr style="vertical-align: top; "><td colspan="4">
    • Stage 07: "Closing Hearts" (閉じゆく心 "Toji yuku kokoro"?)
    • Stage 08: "Shinji's Bad Mood" (シンジご機嫌ななめ "Shinji gokigen naname"?)
    • Stage 09: "The Trials of a True Fan" (マニアの受難 "Mania no junan"?)
  • Stage 10: "Shōnen and Knife" (ナイフと少年 "Naifu to shōnen"?)
  • Stage 11: "Third Child Wandering" (さまよえるサード・チルドレン "Samayoeru sādo chirudoren"?)
  • Stage 12: "Fumbling Towards Kindness" (やさしさの輪郭 "Yasashisa no katachi"?)
  • </td></tr><tr style="border-bottom: 3px solid #CCF; text-align: left;"><td colspan="4">Shinji starts going to the school, but he eventually is attacked by his classmate, Toji Suzuhara, whose sister was injured during the time that Shinji used the Evangelion. Shinji is then summoned by Nerv to fight an attacking Angel, and his classmates Toji and Kensuke Aida follow him. In the battle, Shinji is pushed to his mental limit during the battle, going berserk during the last seconds. The Angel is defeated, but Shinji remains shocked. Misato questions Shinji's motivation to be an EVA pilot and sends him back to live with his uncle. However Misato realizes how Shinji was suffering with his uncle, and convinces Shinji to stay with her.</td></tr>

    <tr style="text-align: center;"><td id="vol3">3</td><td style="text-align: left;">She gave me fruit of the tree, and I ate
    "White Scars" (白い傷跡 "Shiroi kizuato"?)</td><td>October 29, 1996[12]
    ISBN 978-4-04-713165-1</td><td>May 26, 2004[13]
    ISBN 978-1-59116-401-2</td></tr><tr style="vertical-align: top; "><td colspan="4">
    • Stage 13: "White Scars" (白い傷跡 "Shiroi kizuato"?)
    • Stage 14: "The Warped Room" (歪んだ部屋 "Yuganda heya"?)
    • Stage 15: "What Her Crimson Eyes Believe In" (紅い瞳の信じるものは "Akai hitomi no shinjiru mono wa"?)
    • Stage 16: "Abandoned Memories" (棄てられた記憶 "Suterareta kioku"?)
  • Stage 17: "The Night Before Battle" (決戦前夜 "Kessen zen'ya"?)
  • Stage 18: "Blood Battle" (血戦! "Kessen!"?)
  • Stage 19: "The Moon Inside the Darkness" (闇の中の月 "Yami no naka no tsuki"?)
  • </td></tr><tr style="border-bottom: 3px solid #CCF; text-align: left;"><td colspan="4">While Shinji returns to Misato's house, he becomes friends with Toji and Kensuke. In Nerv, Shinji discovers that his father has a good relationship with Rei in contrast to the fact his relation with his son. Shinji tries to meet Rei, but she rarely responds to him. A new Angel, which takes the form of a floating monolithic metal diamond, appears in Tokyo-3 and nearly kills Shinji. As such, Misato devises a plan in which Unit 01 will use an advanced prototype positron rifle, which will use the entire electrical output of Japan in order to operate, while Rei uses Evangelion Unit 00 to shield Unit 01. The plan is successful with the Angel's death, and Rei smiles for the first time to Shinji.</td></tr>

    <tr style="text-align: center;"><td id="vol4">4</td><td style="text-align: left;">The woman whom thou gavest to be with me
    "Asuka Comes to Japan" (アスカ、来日 "Asuka, rainichi"?)</td><td>October 17, 1997[14]
    ISBN 4-04-713197-0</td><td>July 7, 2004[15]
    ISBN 978-1-59116-402-9</td></tr><tr style="vertical-align: top; "><td colspan="4">
    • Stage 20: "Asuka Comes to Japan" (アスカ、来日 "Asuka, rainichi"?)
    • Stage 21: "The Uninvited" (招かれざる者 "Manekarezarumono"?)
    • Stage 22: "Asuka Attacks" (アスカ攻撃 "Asuka atakku"?)
    • Stage 23: "Try, Try Again" (トライ・アゲイン "Torai agein"?)
  • Stage 24: "Dissonance" (不協和音 "Disonansu"?)
  • Stage 25: "Shall We Dance?" (Shall we dance??)
  • Stage 26: "One Moment, One Heart" (瞬間、心、重ねて "Shunkan, kokoro, kasanete"?)
  • </td></tr><tr style="border-bottom: 3px solid #CCF; text-align: left;"><td colspan="4">Asuka Langley Soryu, another pilot from Evangelion, comes to Tokyo-3 to join to Nerv. Meanwhile, the Angel Israfel attacks the city, and Shinji and Asuka are sent to stop it. As it splits into two twins, the Angel easily defeats Shinji and Asuka, as none of them are able to cooperate. Nerv manages to damage the Angel, but it survives, being able to recover in a few days. Determining that it will be impossible to fight the Angel, Misato puts Asuka and Shinji in a training regimen which has them spending as much time together as possible in order to synchronize their biorhythms. By the end of the six days, Asuka and Shinji pull off the routine flawlessly, destroying the Angel.</td></tr>

    <tr style="text-align: center;"><td id="vol5">5</td><td style="text-align: left;">If this be the work of men, it will come to naught
    "Cenotaph" (墓標 "Bohyō"?)</td><td>December 17, 1999[16]
    ISBN 978-4-04-713311-2</td><td>August 10, 2004[17]
    ISBN 978-1-59116-403-6</td></tr><tr style="vertical-align: top; "><td colspan="4">
    • Stage 27: "The Party" (パーティー "Pātī"?)
    • Stage 28: "Follow Back Along Your Scar" (傷跡をたどれば "Kizuato o tadoreba"?)
    • Stage 29: "Cenotaph" (墓標 "Bohyō"?)
    • Stage 30: "Catch the G-Shock!" (受け止めろ 重力攻撃?)
  • Stage 31: "Nerv Blackout" (ネルフ、停電 "Nerubu, teiden"?)
  • Stage 32: "The Abyss of Truth" (真実の深淵 "Shinjitsu no shin'en"?)
  • Stage 33: "Aquarium" (アクアリウム "Akuariumu"?)
  • </td></tr><tr style="border-bottom: 3px solid #CCF; text-align: left;"><td colspan="4">Asuka starts living in Misato's house and adapts to live in Japan, while she becomes friendly with Rei and Shinji. Meanwhile, Shinji goes with his father to visit his mother's grave, and tries to know him better. Ryoji Kaji, Misato's ex-boyfriend, is revealed to be a spy who investigates Gendo's job. He reveals to Misato and Shinji that the Angel, Adam, which caused the 2nd Impact that destroyed half of the human race, remains crucified in Nerv's headquarters. Kaji then explains to Shinji that the Evangelions are clones from Adam, and that Shinji's mother, Yui Ikari, was the one who created them. However, Yui was killed in a test subject from Unit-01, but her soul remains now in the Evangelion.</td></tr>

    <tr style="text-align: center;"><td id="vol6">6</td><td style="text-align: left;">Let me go, for the day breaketh
    "The Fourth Child" (四人目の適格者 "Yoninme no tekikakusha"?)</td><td>December 15, 2000[18]
    ISBN 978-4-04-713380-8</td><td>August 31, 2004[19]
    ISBN 978-1-59116-404-3</td></tr><tr style="vertical-align: top; "><td colspan="4">
    • Stage 34: "The Fourth Child" (四人目の適格者 "Yoninme no tekikakusha"?)
    • Stage 35: "Light, Then Shadow" (光、そして影 "Hikari, soshite kage"?)
    • Stage 36: "Confessions" (告白 "Kokuhaku"?)
    • Stage 37: "The Gift" (ギフト "Gifuto"?)
  • Stage 38: "Ambush" (迎撃 "Geigeki"?)
  • Stage 39: "The Dummy System" (ダミーシステム "Damī shisutemu"?)
  • Stage 40: "Staining the Twilight Black" (黄昏を黒に染めて… "Tasogare o kuro ni somete..."?)
  • </td></tr><tr style="border-bottom: 3px solid #CCF; text-align: left;"><td colspan="4">With the arrival of Evangelion Unit-03 in Tokyo-3, Toji Suzuhara is identified as the Fourth Child; Nerv offers better medical care for his sister if he agrees to become a pilot. While he agrees to the offer, Toji reveals to Shinji his fear of becoming an Evangelion pilot and apologizes for their initial encounter, finally understanding what Shinji must feel. While Shinji reassures Toji and accepts his apology, the subsequent activation test for Unit-03 goes horribly awry when the angel Bardiel infects it. When Rei and Asuka are defeated by angel, Gendo activates the dummy plug system in Unit-01 after Shinji, fearing for Toji's safety, refuses to attack Unit-03. Unit-01 brutally destroys the angel-infected Unit-03, but kills Toji in the process.</td></tr>

    <tr style="text-align: center;"><td id="vol7">7</td><td style="text-align: left;">As one of us, to know good and evil
    "A Man's Battle" (男の戦い "Otoko no tatakai"?)</td><td>December 1, 2001[20]
    ISBN 978-4-04-713469-0</td><td>October 12, 2004[21]
    ISBN 978-1-59116-405-0</td></tr><tr style="vertical-align: top; "><td colspan="4">
    • Stage 41: "Fist" (フィスト "Fisuto"?)
    • Stage 42: "Ashen Skies" (灰色の空 "Hai-iro no sora"?)
    • Stage 43: "Cross-Examination" (尋問 "Jinmon"?)
    • Stage 44: "Atonement" (贖罪 "Shokuzai"?)
  • Stage 45: "A Man's Battle" (男の戦い "Otoko no tatakai"?)
  • Stage 46: "The Awakening: Part One" (覚醒・前編 "Kakusei, zenpen"?)
  • Stage 47: "The Awakening: Part Two" (覚醒・後編 "Kakusei, kōhen"?)
  • Stage 48: "Eradication" (消滅 "Shōmetsu"?)
  • </td></tr><tr style="border-bottom: 3px solid #CCF; text-align: left;"><td colspan="4">After Toji's death, Shinji vows never to pilot an Evangelion again, leaving Nerv. As Shinji leaves, a new Angel attacks the city, but Units-00 and 02 are damaged, while Unit-01 rejects all the pilots Nerv gives it. Before leaving the city, Kaji convinces Shinji to return to Nerv to compensate Toji's death. Shinji goes to fight the Angel with Unit-01, but he is easily overpowered. In the fight, Unit-01's armor is broken, giving the Evangelion its own life, as the armor was only meant to maintain Unit-01 dead. Unit-01 then attacks the Angel, and ends eating it. As Unit-01 goes berserk, Nerv freezes it, but they discover that Shinji has been ingested by Unit-01.</td></tr>

    <tr style="text-align: center;"><td id="vol8">8</td><td style="text-align: left;">Come now, let us make covenant, you and I
    "MOTHER"</td><td>December 19, 2002[22]
    ISBN 978-4-08-872567-3</td><td>March 31, 2004[23]
    ISBN 978-1-59116-415-9</td></tr><tr style="vertical-align: top; "><td colspan="4">
    • Stage 49: "…Kiss" (…Kiss?)
    • Stage 50: "Into the Heart…" (心の中へ… "Kokoro no naka e..."?)
    • Stage 51: "Mother" (MOTHER?)
    • Stage 52: "Flashback" (回想 "Kaisō"?)
  • Stage 53: "A Giant Made of Light" (光の巨人 "Hikari no kyojin"?)
  • Stage 54: "The Birth of Nerv" (ネルフ誕生 "Nerubu tanjō"?)
  • Stage 55: "Message" (伝言 "Dengon"?)
  • Stage 56: "Of Jealousy" (ジェラシー "Jerashī"?)
  • </td></tr><tr style="border-bottom: 3px solid #CCF; text-align: left;"><td colspan="4">Unit-01 tries to make Shinji stay with him, but Rei communicates with the Eva to urge it to let him go. Shinji suddenly has a dream in which his mother convinces him to live. As such, Shinji's physical body appears outside Unit-01, having been inside it for a month. Meanwhile, Nerv Subcommander Kōzō Fuyutsuki is kidnapped by Seele, the organization that created Nerv. Seele members ask Fuyutsuki what Gendo has been doing in Nerv, starting a series of flashback explaining how Fuyutsuki met Yui and Gendo. After the flashback, Kaji rescues Fuyutsuki, but he is soon killed by an unknown person due to his work as spy.</td></tr>

    <tr style="text-align: center;"><td id="vol9">9</td><td style="text-align: left;">Tell me, I pray thee, thy name
    "The Fifth Child" (フィフス・チルドレン "Fifusu chirudoren"?)</td><td>April 3, 2004[24]
    ISBN 978-4-04-713618-2</td><td>November 24, 2004[25]
    ISBN 978-1-59116-707-5</td></tr><tr style="vertical-align: top; "><td colspan="4">
    • Stage 57: "The Fifth Child" (フィフス・チルドレン "Fifusu chirudoren"?)
    • Stage 58: "Rejection" (拒絶 "Kyozetsu"?)
    • Stage 59: "Pride" (プライド "Puraido"?)
    • Stage 60: "A Doll" (ドール "Dōru"?)
  • Stage 61: "The Spear of Longinus" (ロンギヌスの槍 "Ronginusu no yari"?)
  • Stage 62: "Distance" (distance?)
  • Stage 63: "Returning Fire" (応戦 "Ōsen"?)
  • </td></tr><tr style="border-bottom: 3px solid #CCF; text-align: left;"><td colspan="4">Kaworu Nagisa is introduced as a new Evangelion pilot, but Shinji immediately hates him after Kaworu kills a stray kitten. Meanwhile, Asuka has problems synching with Unit-02 after suffering continuous defeat against the Angels; her fragile confidence is shaken when she must fight an Angel alone when Unit-02 is the only Evangelion ready for battle. However, the Angel invades Asuka's mind and makes remembers her past until she collapses from trauma, leaving Rei to throw the Lance of Longinus into space to destroy the Angel. With Asuka left comatose, Kaworu is assigned to be the pilot of Unit-02. Soon afterward, another Angel attacks Tokyo-3, but Shinji, Rei, and Kaworu's efforts are fruitless and Unit-00 is infected by the attacking Angel.</td></tr>

    <tr style="text-align: center;"><td id="vol10">10</td><td style="text-align: left;">If thou shalt afflict my daughters, or if thou shalt take other wives
    "Tears" ( "Namida"?)</td><td>February 25, 2006[26]
    ISBN 978-4-04-713800-1</td><td>April 10, 2007[27]
    ISBN 978-1-4215-1160-3</td></tr><tr style="vertical-align: top; "><td colspan="4">
    • Stage 64: "Tears" ( "Namida"?)
    • Stage 65: "I Want to Become One" (ひとつになりたい "Hitotsu ni naritai"?)
    • Stage 66: "Without Reaching Your Heart" (心届かず "Kokoro todokazu"?)
    • Stage 67: "Twisted Night" (ねじれた夜 "Nejireta yoru"?)
  • Stage 68: "Mixing" (交錯 "Kōsaku"?)
  • Stage 69: "Tainted Blood" (汚れた血 "Yogoreta chi"?)
  • Stage 70: "A Gathering of Nothingness" (虚無の群れ "Kyomu no mure"?)
  • </td></tr><tr style="border-bottom: 3px solid #CCF; text-align: left;"><td colspan="4">To prevent the angel controlled Unit-00 from attacking, Rei self-destructs her Evangelion, destroying Tokyo-3. A few days later a relatively uninjured Rei is revealed, but has no memories of previous events and calls herself "The Third". Doctor Ritsuko Akagi reveals that Rei that was born from the Evangelion that killed Yui. It is revealed that Ritsuko's mother, Naoko Akagi killed the first Rei, since she was an abomination created by Gendo as a replacement for Yui. As such, the second Rei was the one that met Shinji, but apparently died when Unit-00 exploded.</td></tr>

    <tr style="text-align: center;"><td id="vol11">11</td><td style="text-align: left;">Which long for death, but it cometh not; and dig for it more than for hid treasures
    "A Fistful of Memories" (手のひらの記憶 "Te no hira no kioku"?)</td><td>June 19, 2007[3]
    ISBN 978-4-04-713934-3</td><td>November 18, 2008[5]
    ISBN 978-1-4215-2029-2</td></tr><tr style="vertical-align: top; "><td colspan="4">
    • Stage 71: "Adam's Offspring" (アダムの末裔 "Adamu no matsuei"?)
    • Stage 72: "The Last Messenger" (最後のシ者 "Saigo no shisha"?)
    • Stage 73: "Arrival at the Barrier" (辿りついた境界線 "Tadoritsuita kyōkaisen"?)
  • Stage 74: "A Fistful of Memories" (手のひらの記憶 "Te no hira no kioku"?)
  • Stage 75: "The Missing Heart" (欠けた心 "Kaketa kokoro"?)
  • Stage 76: "The Final Enemy" (最後の敵 "Saigo no teki"?)
  • </td></tr><tr style="border-bottom: 3px solid #CCF; text-align: left;"><td colspan="4">Kaworu tries to befriend Shinji, but he continues ignoring him. Kaworu goes to converse with the Seele members, who order him to attack Nerv, revealing that Kaworu is an Angel controlled by Seele. Kaworu pilots Unit-02 without entering in it, and goes to find Adam, but discovers the Angel within Nerv is Lilith, not Adam. Thinking that Kaworu could make a Third Impact by touching Adam, Misato sends Shinji in Unit-01 to kill Kaworu. He asks Shinji to kill him, so that Seele will not control his life. Shinji does so, but he remains saddened, unwilling to do anything. With Kaworu's death, the attacks from Angel ended, but Seele invades Nerv to kill Gendo.</td></tr>

    <tr style="text-align: center;"><td id="vol12">12</td><td style="text-align: left;">Father and Son
    "Father and Son" (父と子 "Chichi to ko"?)</td><td>April 3, 2010[28]
    ISBN 978-4-04-715420</td><td>December 10, 2010[29]
    ISBN 978-9-8127-6814-8</td></tr><tr style="vertical-align: top; border-bottom: 3px solid #CCF;"><td colspan="4">
    • Stage 77: "Genocide" (GENOCIDE?)
    • Stage 78: "Father and Son" (父と子 "Chichi to ko"?)
    • Stage 79: "Promised Time" (約束の時 "Yakusoku no toki"?)
    • Stage 80: "Chance Meeting" (邂逅 "Kaikō"?)[30]
  • Stage 81: "Enemy from the Sky" (空よりの敵 "Sora yori no teki"?)
  • Stage 82: "The Last Instruction" (The last instruction?)
  • Stage 83: "Concord (Heart and Heart, Echoing Together)" (呼応 "Koō"?)
  • </td></tr> </table>

    Neon Genesis Evangelion: Angelic Days

    <tr ><th rowspan="2" style="width: 4%;">No.</th><th colspan="2">Japanese</th><th colspan="2">English</th></th></tr><tr style="border-bottom: 3px solid #CCF"><th style="width: 24%;">Release date</th><th style="width: 24%;">ISBN</th><th style="width: 24%;">Release date</th><th style="width: 24%;">ISBN</th></tr> <tr style="text-align: center;"><td id="vol1">1</td></td><td> February 17, 2004[31]</td><td>ISBN 978-4-04-924963-7</td><td>April 30, 2006[32]</td><td>ISBN 978-1-4139-0344-7</td></tr><tr style="vertical-align: top; "><td colspan="5">
    • Chapter 1, Part 1: "The Transfer Student" (転校生 "Tenkōsei"?)
    • Part 2: "NERV"
    • Part 3: "Sad Hearts, Gentle Hearts" (悲しき心 優しき心 "Kanashiki kokoro yasashiki kokoro"?)
  • Part 4: "Changing Hearts, Immutable Hearts" (変わりゆく心 変わらぬ心 "Kawari yuku kokoro kawaranu kokoro"?)
  • Bonus Chapter: "The Melody of Love's Stirrings" (ちっこい恋のメロディ "Chikkoi koi no merodī"?)
  • </td></tr><tr style="border-bottom: 3px solid #CCF; text-align: left;"><td colspan="5">A new transfer student, Rei, starts at the school. Rei takes a liking to Shinji and confides her feelings to Asuka.</td></tr>

    <tr style="text-align: center;"><td id="vol2">2</td></td><td> June 17, 2004[33]</td><td>ISBN 978-4-04-924974-3</td><td>August 30, 2006[34]</td><td>ISBN 978-1-4139-0348-5</td></tr><tr style="vertical-align: top; "><td colspan="5">
    • Chapter 2, Part 1: "Giant of Light" (光の巨人 "Hikari no kyojin"?)
    • Part 2: "Rei Ayanami" (綾波レイ "Ayanami Rei"?)
  • Part 3: "Into the Caves" (洞窟探検 "Dōkutsu tanken"?)
  • Part 4: "The First Battle" (初めての戦い "Hajimete no tatakai"?)
  • </td></tr><tr style="border-bottom: 3px solid #CCF; text-align: left;"><td colspan="5">The students learn they are being groomed to pilot Evangelions (Kensuke Aida is included with the canonical pilots: Shinji, Asuka, Rei, Kaworu, and Toji). Shinji and Rei are deployed to stop an Angel attack where, although he is initially paralysed with fear, Shinji manages to gather his nerves to save Rei and destroy the Angel.</td></tr>

    <tr style="text-align: center;"><td id="vol3">3</td></td><td> October 16, 2004[35]</td><td>ISBN 978-4-04-924984-2</td><td>November 30, 2006[36]</td><td>ISBN 978-1-4139-0350-8</td></tr><tr style="vertical-align: top; "><td colspan="5">
    • Chapter 3, Part 1: "The Group Photo" (記念撮影 "Kinen satsuei"?)
    • Part 2: "How to Spend a Day Off" (休日の過ごし方 "Kyūjitsu no sugoshi kata"?)
  • Part 3: "Individual Feelings" (それぞれの思い "Sorezore no omoi"?)
  • Part 4: "The Ideal World" (理想の世界 "Risō no sekai"?)
  • </td></tr><tr style="border-bottom: 3px solid #CCF; text-align: left;"><td colspan="5">Kaworu invites Shinji to play at a concert with him. However, Shinji decides to take care of a sick Asuka. Kensuke is able to confess his feelings to Asuka and Rei is able to tell Shinji that she likes him.</td></tr>

    <tr style="text-align: center;"><td id="vol4">4</td></td><td> February 17, 2005[37]</td><td>ISBN 978-4-04-924996-5</td><td>March 31, 2007[38]</td><td>ISBN 978-1-4139-0355-3</td></tr><tr style="vertical-align: top; "><td colspan="5">
    • Chapter 4, Part 1: "That Which is Precious" (かけがえのないもの "Kakegae no nai mono"?)
    • Part 2: "Ghosts of the Past" (過去の残像 "Kako no zanzō"?)
  • Part 3: "A World of Light, A Darkness of Sound" (光の世界 闇の音 "Hikari no sekai yami no oto"?)
  • Part 4: "The Future from Now" (これから先の未来も "Kore kara saki no mirai mo"?)
  • </td></tr><tr style="border-bottom: 3px solid #CCF; text-align: left;"><td colspan="5">The series climaxes with an assault on Tokyo-3 by multiple Angels, in which Shinji is ultimately brought into a form of Instrumentality, where he finally admits his feelings for Asuka. Afterwards, the pilots are split up to various training facilities across the world, with the story concluding several years later with them reuniting and unearthing a time capsule they buried together.</td></tr>

    <tr style="text-align: center;"><td id="vol5">5</td></td><td> July 17, 2005[39]</td><td>ISBN 978-4-04-925004-6</td><td>May 31, 2007[40]</td><td>ISBN 978-1-4139-0361-4</td></tr><tr style="vertical-align: top; "><td colspan="5">
    • Chapters 1-4

    </td></tr><tr style="border-bottom: 3px solid #CCF; text-align: left;"><td colspan="5">Gendo's life as a troubled junior high student frequently involved in fights is chronicled. His relationship with a young Yui, his meetings with the enigmatic Kaworu, and how their lives change is detailed.</td></tr>

    <tr style="text-align: center;"><td id="vol6">6</td></td><td> December 17, 2005[41]</td><td>ISBN 978-4-04-925018-3</td><td>August 31, 2007[42]</td><td>ISBN 978-1-4139-0362-1</td></tr><tr style="vertical-align: top; "><td colspan="5">
    • Chapter 1: "Misato and Kaji" (ミサト×加持 "Misato × Kaji"?)
    • Chapter 2: "Rei and Ritsuko" (レイ×リツコ "Rei × Ritsuko"?)
    • Chapter 3: "Hikari and Toji" (ヒカリ×トウジ "Hikari × Tōji"?)
  • Chapter 4: "Shinji and Asuka" (シンジ×アスカ "Shinji × Asuka"?)
  • Side Story 1: "Toward Tomorrow" (未来に "Mirai ni"?)
  • Side Story 2: "Tomorrow is Tomorrow" (明日は明日 "Ashita wa ashita"?)
  • </td></tr><tr style="border-bottom: 3px solid #CCF; text-align: left;"><td colspan="5">Volume 6, interspersed through the events portrayed in volume 4, is separated into four different endings each focused on a pair of characters: the first story details Misato and Kaji deciding to continue their long distance relationship, the second story dealing with Ritsuko and Rei dealing with their unrequited loves (Gendo and Shinji respectively), the third story is Touji's disappointment at not being able to pilot an EVA and his reunion with Hikari, and the final chapter has Shinji and Asuka getting into a fight and then subsequently understanding what they mean to each other.</td></tr> </table>

    Neon Genesis Evangelion: Shinji Ikari Raising Project

    <tr ><th rowspan="2" style="width: 4%;">No.</th><th colspan="2">Japanese</th><th colspan="2">English</th></th></tr><tr style="border-bottom: 3px solid #CCF"><th style="width: 24%;">Release date</th><th style="width: 24%;">ISBN</th><th style="width: 24%;">Release date</th><th style="width: 24%;">ISBN</th></tr> <tr style="text-align: center;"><td id="vol1">1</td></td><td> March 25, 2006[43]</td><td>ISBN 978-4-04-713801-8</td><td>July 8, 2009[44]</td><td>ISBN 978-1-59582-321-2</td></tr><tr style="vertical-align: top; border-bottom: 3px solid #009;"><td colspan="5">
    • Stages 01-07
    • Bonus Pages

    </td></tr>

    <tr style="text-align: center;"><td id="vol2">2</td></td><td> July 26, 2006[45]</td><td>ISBN 978-4-04-713838-4</td><td>September 23, 2009[46]</td><td>ISBN 978-1-59582-377-9</td></tr><tr style="vertical-align: top; border-bottom: 3px solid #009;"><td colspan="5">
    • Stages 08-14

    </td></tr>

    <tr style="text-align: center;"><td id="vol3">3</td></td><td> June 19, 2007[47]</td><td>ISBN 978-4-04-713935-0</td><td>December 23, 2009[48]</td><td>ISBN 978-1-59582-447-9</td></tr><tr style="vertical-align: top; border-bottom: 3px solid #009;"><td colspan="5">
    • Stages 15-21

    </td></tr>

    <tr style="text-align: center;"><td id="vol4">4</td></td><td> August 23, 2007[49]</td><td>ISBN 978-4-04-713960-2</td><td>April 21, 2010[50]</td><td>ISBN 978-1-59582-454-7</td></tr><tr style="vertical-align: top; border-bottom: 3px solid #009;"><td colspan="5">
    • Stages 22-27
    • Special Stage.

    </td></tr>

    <tr style="text-align: center;"><td id="vol5">5</td></td><td> March 26, 2008[51]</td><td>ISBN 978-4-04-715030-0</td><td>July 21, 2010[52]</td><td>ISBN 978-1-59582-520-9</td></tr><tr style="vertical-align: top; border-bottom: 3px solid #009;"><td colspan="5">
    • Stages 28-32
    • Extra Stage.1
    • Extra Stage.2

    </td></tr>

    <tr style="text-align: center;"><td id="vol6">6</td></td><td> October 25, 2008[53]</td><td>ISBN 978-4-253-21226-7</td><td>September 8, 2010[54]</td><td>—</td></tr><tr style="vertical-align: top; border-bottom: 3px solid #009;"><td colspan="5">
    • Stages 33-38

    </td></tr>

    <tr style="text-align: center;"><td id="vol7">7</td></td><td> March 26, 2009[55]</td><td>ISBN 978-4-04-715206-9</td><td>December 8, 2010</td><td>—</td></tr><tr style="vertical-align: top; border-bottom: 3px solid #009;"><td colspan="5">
    • Stages 39-43
    • Extra Stage.1
    • Extra Stage.2

    </td></tr>

    <tr style="text-align: center;"><td id="vol8">8</td></td><td> June 26, 2009[56]</td><td>ISBN 978-4-04-715258-8</td><td>—</td><td>—</td></tr><tr style="vertical-align: top; border-bottom: 3px solid #009;"><td colspan="5">
    • Stages 44-48
    • Extra Stage.

    </td></tr>

    <tr style="text-align: center;"><td id="vol9">9</td></td><td> December 26, 2009[57]</td><td>ISBN 978-4-04-715347-9</td><td>—</td><td>—</td></tr><tr style="vertical-align: top; border-bottom: 3px solid #009;"><td colspan="5">
    • Stages 49-54
    • Extra Stage.1
    • Extra Stage.2

    </td></tr>

    <tr style="text-align: center;"><td id="vol10">10</td></td><td> May 26, 2010</td><td>ISBN 978-4-04-715456-8</td><td>—</td><td>—</td></tr><tr style="vertical-align: top; border-bottom: 3px solid #009;"><td colspan="5">
    • Stages 55-60
    • "Extra - Epilogue" (おまけEpilogue "Omake Epilogue"?)

    </td></tr> </table>

    Neon Genesis Evangelion: Gakuen Datenroku

    <tr ><th rowspan="2" style="width: 4%;">No.</th><th colspan="2">Japanese</th><th colspan="2">English</th></th></tr><tr style="border-bottom: 3px solid #009"><th style="width: 24%;">Release date</th><th style="width: 24%;">ISBN</th><th style="width: 24%;">Release date</th><th style="width: 24%;">ISBN</th></tr> <tr style="text-align: center;"><td id="vol1">1</td></td><td> March 26, 2008[58]</td><td>ISBN 978-4-04-854157-2</td><td>September 14, 2010</td><td>ISBN 1595825304</td></tr><tr style="vertical-align: top; "><td colspan="5">
    • Stages I-IV

    </td></tr><tr style="border-bottom: 3px solid #009; text-align: left;"><td colspan="5">Introducing Shinji Ikari as a school boy at NERV Catholic School along with Asuka and Rei. After seeing Rei with a mysterious boy in an alley way one night -who later turns out to be Kaworu- Shinji is exposed to the realities about the angels, receives his EVE, and joins the group of teenage children (Rei, Kaworu and Asuka) in their mission to fight them.</td></tr>

    <tr style="text-align: center;"><td id="vol2">2</td></td><td> October 25, 2008[59]</td><td>ISBN 978-4-04-854210-4</td><td>January 4, 2011</td><td>ISBN 1595826610</td></tr><tr style="vertical-align: top; border-bottom: 3px solid #009;"><td colspan="5">
    • Stages V-X

    </td></tr>

    <tr style="text-align: center;"><td id="vol3">3</td></td><td> March 26, 2009[60]</td><td>ISBN 978-4-04-854302-6</td></tr><tr style="vertical-align: top; border-bottom: 3px solid #009;"><td colspan="3">
    • Stages XI-XVI

    </td></tr>

    <tr style="text-align: center;"><td id="vol4">4</td></td><td> December 26, 2009[61]</td><td>ISBN 978-4-04-854407-8</td></tr><tr style="vertical-align: top; "><td colspan="3">
    • Stages XVII-XXI
    • Final Stage

    </td></tr><tr style="border-bottom: 3px solid #009; text-align: left;"><td colspan="3">Gendo Ikari reveals his true intent is to bring back whatever version of Yui he can. Rei refuses to become the spare and so Gendo shoots her, saying as he does that he can now use Shinji as an alternative. Kaworu tells the other characters of his angel status, but falls victim to Nerves new "anti angel" weapon. However he manages to recover sufficiently to (with Asuka's help) rescue Shinji from Gendo's plan. In the coma induced scene witnessed by Shinji next Kaworu states that it was Shinji who made him "not want to destroy mankind." The Manga ends with Rei, Asuka and Shinji returning to school.</td></tr> </table>

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