Evangelion: The Shinji Ikari Raising Project Manga to End Next Month

posted on 2016-01-27 22:20 EST
Manga has been running since 2005

The March issue of Kadokawa's Monthly Shonen Ace magazine announced on Tuesday that Osamu Takahashi will end the Neon Genesis Evangelion: The Shinji Ikari Raising Project (Shin Seiki Evangelion: Ikari Shinji Ikusei Keikaku) manga in the next issue on February 26. Takahashi originally planned to end the manga last summer.

The original Shin Seiki Evangelion: Ikari Shinji Ikusei Keikaku game has the player "raising" Shinji Ikari, the main character of the Evangelion science-fiction franchise, and determining what path his life will take. (Before Evangelion, Gainax developed the Princess Maker franchise in which the player raises a girl to adulthood.) The manga version adapts the game storyline, particularly its school sequences.

The manga has been running in Monthly Shōnen Ace — the same magazine that serialized Yoshiyuki Sadamoto's main Evangelion manga — since June of 2005. Dark Horse Comics will publish the 16th volume in North America in June.

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