This week, on Tuesday, May 23rd, book stores will be getting manga, comic and art book publisher Dark Horse’s release of the English edition of Neon Genesis Evangelion: Legend Of The Piko Piko Middle School Students, an Eva meets video game comedy from Yushi Kawata (Fist of the North Star: Taste Of Strawberry) and Yukito. To prepare for the release, Dark Horse has put together a special trailer of the double-parody manga.
NEON GENESIS EVANGELION: LEGEND OF THE PIKO PIKO MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS VOLUME 1 TPB
Mysterious invaders are threatening Earth . . . so recruit a group of elite school kids to play video games that secretly train them for the real fight that lies ahead! Does this plan sound familiar? Well, they’d better get a new plan, because the elite school kids are Shinji, Rei, Asuka, and Kaworu, and they’re too busy playing games to ever get in the fricking robot!
* Full of video game parodies—it’s Evangelion meets Let’s Play!
* The most famous anime franchise of the last 20 years!
- Yushi Kawata
- Cover Artist:
Genre: Humor, Manga
Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain’t It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime.