Dark Horse Release Of Gaming Parody "Neon Genesis Evangelion: The Legend of the Piko Piko Middle School Students" Listed For May 2017

Shinji, Rei, Asuka, and Kaworu are too busy playing games to ever get in the fricking robot!

This week, book listings began carrying a May 30th, 2017 release date for Dark Horse's recently announced Neon Genesis Evangelion: Legend of the Piko-Piko Middle School Students, a parody named for arcade sound effects. The series was recently featured in a Japanese promo-crossover with Fist of the North Star: Strawberry Flavor, another series written by Yushi Kawata.

 

Dark Horse also published Evangelion's Shinji Ikari Rising Project, Campus Apocalypse, Comic Tribute and Tony Takezaki parody collection.

 

Neon Genesis Evangelion: The Legend of Piko Piko Middle School Students Volume 1

Paperback 11.99

May 30, 2017 | 152 Pages

ABOUT NEON GENESIS EVANGELION: THE LEGEND OF PIKO PIKO MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS VOLUME 1

Mysterious invaders are threatening Earth…so recruit a group of elite schoolkids to play videogames 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 schoolkids are Shinji, Rei, Asuka, and Kaworu, and they’re too busy playing games to ever get in the fricking robot!

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The first chapter is online in Japanese here.

 


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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.

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