Neon Genesis Evangelion, Volume 5: Special Collector's Edition
Publish date: August 9th 2002
Publisher: Viz Media
Pages no: 192
Edition language: English
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Series: Neon Genesis Evangelion (#5)
This volume of the manga adapts the Operation Yashima plotline, which I'd also describe as the "First Rei Arc." It gives the reader a baseline for who Rei is currently, so her character can develop and change over future volumes.The story in this volume is missing some of the light humor that the an...
This volume has a lot more characterization for Shinji than last volume, which makes sense, as this volume adapts the chunk of the show where Shinji runs away from piloting the Eva for the first time. The volume also lays the ground work for what could (and in the show will) become Shinji's support ...
Good start to the series. I particularly like the changes that [a:Yoshiyuki Sadamoto|164714|Yoshiyuki Sadamoto|http://d202m5krfqbpi5.cloudfront.net/authors/1274725162p2/164714.jpg] made to Shinji for the manga version. I've kind of realized that certain character personalities work better as written...
This manga was written after the immense success its anime counterpart had. Evangelion is the classics of classics, this anime inspire a whole new genre of psychological anime and manga and after almost 20 years since its release it continues to be talked about in many fandoms. A true gem.
If Alan Moore's Watchmen is a 'classic' of the dark-fantasy comic genre, then NGE is a 'classic' of anime, and one with an incredibly loyal cult following. This, then, is the manga adaptation of one of that original contoversial, yet incredibly successful, anime.I loved the anime series, although no...