Obscure Neon Genesis Evangelion Tamagotchi game gets English release

There was a Neon Genesis Evangelion Tamagotchi-like computer game for the Bandai WonderSwan, and if that sentence makes good sense to you, then I have great news: An English-language translation of that video game, Neon Genesis Evangelion Shito Ikusei, is now offered to download.

The English-language release, called Neon Genesis Evangelion Angel Raising Task, was launched today as a spot offered from Romhacking.net. It’s the work of a fan group referred to as the Anime Video Game Translations Group, which likewise created a complete walkthrough Frequently Asked Question for brand-new gamers.

Neon Genesis Evangelion Angel Raising Task stars Ryoji Kaji, the NERV unique inspector (and Misato’s ex) from Neon Genesis Evangelion, in a Tamagotchi-style video game where the gamer need to raise an embryonic Angel called Shito (aka Adam) into among more than 20 adult types. There are likewise experience video game components; the gamer can check out Tokyo-3 as Ryoji and communicate with characters like Misato, Maya, Shinji, Asuka, and Rei.

A screenshot from Neon Genesis Evangelion Angel Raising Project

Image: Bandai by means of Anime Video Game Translations Group

Directions on how to download and set up Neon Genesis Evangelion Angel Raising Task are offered at Romhacking.net. It’s playable on a WonderSwan emulator, such as Oswan, which is easily offered for Windows PC.

If you’ve made it this far however are still believing, “What the hell is a WonderSwan?” it was a portable video game gadget launched by Bandai in 1999. The Japan-only portable was established by Video game Kid developer Gunpei Yokoi’s business Koto Lab, and initially played black-and-white video games just. Bandai later on launched 2 designs that played video games in color, the WonderSwan Color and SwanCrystal.

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.