It was serialized as Shin Megami Tensei: if... in Famicom's Weekly Correspondence's Special Editions from Autumn '94 to Summer '95. It was compiled and released as a single volume by ASCII comics in October 1995, where the subtitle of Gakuen no Akuma Tsukai was added. It was reprinted by Aspect comics in November 1999. The creator is Kazuaki Yanagisawa who later wrote a sequel in Shin Megami Tensei: Kahn. The volume release included a round-table discussion with Kazuaki Yanagisawa, Kazuma Kaneko, and Cozy Okada.
The protagonist is a male named Nobu. The story is based on the Yumi Shirakawa route with some changes, such as the removal of the arm terminal.
|Hazama's Chapter - Manga - Kahn|
|Playable||Tamaki Uchida - Yumi Shirakawa - Shinji Kuroi - Reiko Akanezawa - Akira Miyamoto - Amon - Ideo Hazama|
|Non-playable||Nova - Akiko - Otsuki - Chefei - The Emperor - Lucifer|
|General||Karukozaka High School - River Styx|
|Expanse||World of Pride - Gluttony - Sloth - Envy - Wrath - Greed - Land of Nomos - Inner World|
|Terminology||Guardian - Expanse - Moon Phase System - Sword fusion|
|Lists||Guardians - Demons - Bosses (Hazama's Chapter) - Skills - Items|