Neon Genesis Evangelion is a manga series that follows the story of Shinji Ikari, a teenage boy who is summoned by his father to pilot a giant bio-machine known as an Evangelion to defend Tokyo-3 from monstrous beings known as Angels. Shinji, who is traumatized by his relationship with his distant father and his own feelings of inadequacy, initially refuses to pilot the Evangelion, but eventually decides to join the battle against the Angels. Along the way, he meets other pilots, including the enigmatic and mysterious Rei Ayanami and the fiery and confident Asuka Langley Soryu. Together, they must not only battle the Angels, but also confront their own personal demons as they struggle to find their place in the world.
As the series progresses, the story becomes increasingly complex and philosophical, exploring themes such as identity, existence, and the nature of reality itself. The plot takes unexpected twists and turns, as the characters grapple with their own emotions and the consequences of their actions. Through it all, the series offers a thrilling and thought-provoking ride, full of intense action, poignant drama, and mind-bending twists that keep readers on the edge of their seats until the very end.