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This is a list of the chapters of Neon Genesis Evangelion.

Chapters collected in tankōbon formatEdit

Volume Title Volume Chapters Publications Original Release Date Licensed Release Date

Volume 1


"Behold the angels of God descending"
"Angel Attack" (使徒、襲来[?], "Shito, shūrai")
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")
新世紀エヴァンゲリオン 第1巻 (Publisher: Kadokawa Shoten)
Neon Genesis Evangelion, Vol. 1 (Publisher: Amazon.com)
Aug 29, 1995 Mar 24, 2004
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.

Volume 2


"A flaming sword, which turned every way"
"Shōnen and Knife" (ナイフと少年[?], "Naifu to shōnen")
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")
新世紀エヴァンゲリオン 第2巻 (Publisher: Kadokawa Shoten)
Neon Genesis Evangelion, Vol. 2 (Publisher: Amazon.com)
Mar 05, 1996 May 05, 2004
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.

Volume 3


"She gave me fruit of the tree, and I ate"
"White Scars" (白い傷跡[?], "Shiroi kizuato")
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")
新世紀エヴァンゲリオン 第3巻 (Publisher: Kadokawa Shoten)
Neon Genesis Evangelion, Vol. 3 (Publisher: Amazon.com)
Oct 29, 1996 May 26, 2004
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.

Volume 4


"The woman whom thou gavest to be with me"
"Asuka Comes to Japan" (アスカ、来日[?], "Asuka, rainichi")
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")
新世紀エヴァンゲリオン 第4巻 (Publisher: Kadokawa Shoten)
Neon Genesis Evangelion, Vol. 4 (Publisher: Amazon.com)
Oct 17, 1997 Jul 07, 2004
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.

Volume 5


"If this be the work of men, it will come to naught"
"Cenotaph" (墓標[?], "Bohyō")
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")
新世紀エヴァンゲリオン 第5巻 (Publisher: Kadokawa Shoten)
Neon Genesis Evangelion, Vol. 5 (Publisher: Amazon.com)
Dec 17, 1999 Aug 10, 2004
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.

Volume 6


"Let me go, for the day breaketh"
"The Fourth Child" (四人目の適格者[?], "Yoninme no tekikakusha")
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...")
新世紀エヴァンゲリオン 第6巻 (Publisher: Kadokawa Shoten)
Neon Genesis Evangelion, Vol. 6 (Publisher: Amazon.com)
Dec 15, 2000 Aug 31, 2004
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.

Volume 7


"As one of us, to know good and evil"
"A Man's Battle" (男の戦い[?], "Otoko no tatakai")
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")
新世紀エヴァンゲリオン 第7巻 (Publisher: Kadokawa Shoten)
Neon Genesis Evangelion, Vol. 7 (Publisher: Amazon.com)
Dec 01, 2001 Oct 12, 2004
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.

Volume 8


"Come now, let us make covenant, you and I"
"MOTHER"[citation needed]
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")
新世紀エヴァンゲリオン 第8巻 (Publisher: Kadokawa Shoten)
Neon Genesis Evangelion, Vol. 8 (Publisher: Amazon.com)
Dec 19, 2002 Mar 31, 2004
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.

Volume 9


"Tell me, I pray thee, thy name"
"The Fifth Child" (フィフス・チルドレン[?], "Fifusu chirudoren")
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")
新世紀エヴァンゲリオン 第9巻 (Publisher: Kadokawa Shoten)
Neon Genesis Evangelion, Vol. 09 (Publisher: Viz Media)
Apr 03, 2004 Nov 24, 2004
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.

Volume 10


"If thou shalt afflict my daughters, or if thou shalt take other wives"
"Tears" ([?], "Namida")
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")
新世紀エヴァンゲリオン 第10巻 (Publisher: Kadokawa Shoten)
Neon Genesis Evangelion, Vol. 10 (Publisher: Viz Media)
Feb 25, 2006 Apr 10, 2007
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.

Volume 11


"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")
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")
新世紀エヴァンゲリオン 第11巻 (Publisher: Kadokawa Shoten)
Neon Genesis Evangelion, Vol. 11 (Publisher: Viz Media)
Jun 19, 2007 Nov 18, 2008
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.

Volume 12


"Ye fathers, provoke not your children to wrath"
"Father and Son" (父と子[?], "Chichi to ko")
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")
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")
新世紀エヴァンゲリオン 第12巻 (Publisher: Kadokawa Shoten)
Neon Genesis Evangelion (Manga) Vol. 12 (Publisher: Madman Entertainment)
Apr 03, 2010 Dec 10, 2010
SEELE sends JSSDF soldiers to kill the personnel from NERV. A mentally weakened Asuka is placed inside Unit-02 to fight against JSSDF's air forces. Having obtained supernatural powers from Adam, Gendo saves Shinji from the enemy and Shinji is taken by Misato to Unit-01 and assist Asuka. During the fight, Asuka recovers when realizing that her mother's soul is within the Eva and stops all JSSDF's forces. However, JSSDF sends Mass Produced Evas that overwhelm her. Meanwhile, Misato reaches the Eva's bay doors and sends him Shinji to it before dying while fighting the JSSDF soldiers. Having been requested by Misato to protect Asuka, Shinji prepares to use Unit-01 once again.

Volume 13


"And there appeared a great wonder in heaven; a woman clothed with the sun"
"Calling" (Kōringu[?])
Stage 84: Calling (???[?], "Kōringu")
Stage 85: "Betrayal" (裏切り[?], "Uragiri")
Stage 86: "The Ceremony Begins" (儀式の始まり[?], "Gishiki no Hajimari")
Stage 87: "Rejection" (拒絶[?], "Kyozetsu")
Stage 88: "Black Moon" (黒き月[?], "Kuroki Tsuki")
Stage 89: "Face-to-Face" (face to face[?])
Stage 90: "Memories of Summer" (夏の追憶[?], "Natsu no Tsuioku")
新世紀エヴァンゲリオン 第13巻 (Publisher: Kadokawa Shoten) Nov 22, 2012 Nov 02, 2012
Shinji pilots Unit-01 and saves Asuka from the mass produced Evas. Meanwhile, Ritsuko tries to self-destruct the NERV facility to stop Gendo's plan but she fails and is shot by Gendo. While Shinji is dealing with JSSDF's Evas, he awakens once again all of Unit-01's potential but the lost Lance of Longinus automatically stops the Eva which ends cruxified. Gendo then proceeds to initiate a Third Impact by merging with the second Rei who possesses the DNA from Lilith. However, Rei rejects Gendo and combines with Lilith, becoming a growing being that holds Unit-01 and confronts Shinji's mind.

Volume 14


"Setting Off" (旅立ち[?], "Tabidachi")
Stage 91. "To where the Light Returns" (光還る処へ[?], ""Hikari Kaeru Sho e"")
Stage 92. "Birthday" (バースデイ[?], ""Bāsudei"")
Stage 93. "Sea of Life" (生命の海[?], ""Seimei no Umi"")
Stage 94. "Palms" ([?], ""Tenohira"")
Stage 95. "Thank you ∞ Goodbye" (ありがとう∞さようなら[?], ""Arigatō ∞ sayōnara"")
Final Stage. "Setting Off" (旅立ち[?], ""Tabidachi"")
Extra Stage. "The Summer Colors of Eden" (夏色のエデン[?], ""Natsu Shoku no Eden"")
Nov 20, 2014 Feb 10, 2015

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