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Neon Genesis Evangelion, Vol. 8 (Neon Genesis Evangelion #8)

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Japan's most controversial anime series is over...but not the manga version of Neon Genesis Evangelion Series co-creator Yoshiyuki Sadamoto's personal interpretation of the Evangelion characters and story is sure to intrigue new and old fans alike. In 2015, the "Angels" have returned, and Shinji Ikari, a fourteen year-old child of the new Earth, is forced by his father Gen ...more
Paperback, 177 pages
Published March 3rd 2004 by VIZ Media LLC (first published December 19th 2002)
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Nərmin
I liked Kaji a lot.. (view spoiler)
Misato& Kaji love is irreplaceable. I'll always love their relationship.

So the Eva 01 is actually (view spoiler) Oh, makes sense. ..and I am glad explanations were better here than in anime. We got a bit history lessons too. Good to know more background information.

*sigh * It has been such a long time I read a really good manga. It seems it is going to be one of my favorites!
Ryan
Apr 23, 2009 Ryan rated it liked it
I know this will no doubt be considered a blasphemy by some, but I need to say it: I hate reading right-to-left. Maybe it's one of those signs that I'm just too old, and it's no doubt a sign of cultural insensitivity, but give me left-to-right text any day.

The problem with that, though, is that the local library had Eva volumes 1-7 in left-to-right format, but the last three parts of the story are only in the original Japanese format (but with the text, at least, still translated). As a result,
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CJ
Sep 05, 2008 CJ rated it it was amazing
Shelves: fantasy, anime, manga
I've been away too long from this series. Unlike the anime, this manga version seems to give a more sympathetic view of Asuka, which for me makes it exponentially more enjoyable. The revelations in this volume begin to give insight into the duality of Gendo as well as the finality of Kaji. Also the revelations of Yui's life are both tragic and confounding. We learn more about the truth of the Second Impact as well as the genesis of the EVA units, NERV and SEELE. And finally the beginning of the ...more
Jen Held
Jan 15, 2013 Jen Held rated it it was amazing
The manga, as we all know, differes greatly from the anime for a multitude of reasons that one may or may not like. But I highly recommend reading this one volume if you read no others. Volume 8 really delves into some history that is lacking the original anime. You find out aby Fuyutsuki's motivations, about Kaiji. You find out a little bit more about Gendo, Ritsuko and even Katsuragi. Things that anime glances over and only hints at. I highly recommend it if you are interested in any of these ...more
Jesus Flores
Mar 13, 2017 Jesus Flores rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: manga
In this volumen we get to see more of the background story, of why the eva's were created, of the mistery group behind it, of shinji and family past
Francesco
Mar 09, 2016 Francesco rated it liked it
Vote: 3,50
Class: L-B1 (FP)

(a 14 volumes Manga with a sci-fi story)

8 out of 14: it remains true what I wrote for the first volume; and... I'm quickly becoming quite fond of the genre (not yet a manga addict I think and hope...), while I clearly understand why these are mostly reading for teenagers, and not really for adults.
The story goes on and becomes more and more intriguing and dark, with some good turning points; there are now many characters and all of them grow in each volume (and almost a
...more
Alx_zero
Mar 03, 2013 Alx_zero rated it it was amazing
Shelves: cómic-manga
Flashbacks que dan algo de luz en torno a la misteriosa figura de Gendoh Ikari. Otro gran volumen en el que vamos conociendo más sobre todo lo que rodeó al segundo impacto y a las personas involucradas en él.
Marianna Rainolter
Oct 31, 2015 Marianna Rainolter rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: manga
Sempre più bello ed intrigante. Inoltre pur avendo saltato praticamente 3 volumi sono riuscita a seguire bene la storia (cosa che non mi è capitato con altre serie dei quali ho saltato un solo volume)
Yukino
Nov 28, 2016 Yukino rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: miei, 2016, manga
NEON GENESIS EVANGELION n. 8

Questo volume ci racconta la nascita della Nerv. Di come tutto ha inizio, e di come si riflette sulle vicende di oggi. Bellissimi Shinji e Rei *_* e ho pianto anche stavolta..non me lo aspettavo.
Intrighi pazzeschi, ma cosa c'è davvero sotto? voglio il prossimo!
Variaciones Enrojo
Edición argentina, tomo 8: Madre (no confundir con el especial de Luis Buñuelo).
Deadwish
Un gusto releer esto en una edición como se merecía.
Mariana
Jul 23, 2016 Mariana rated it it was amazing
¿Qué? O_O oh, diablos tendré que terminar esta historia YA
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Yoshiyuki Sadamoto is a Japanese character designer, mangaka, and one of the founding members of the Gainax anime studio.

Also the character designer for the .hack//Games and the Package designer for the .hack//GU games.
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