3.947 out of 5 from 139 votes
For centuries, vampires have lurked in the shadows of England's streets. The Hellsing Organization, currently led by Integra Hellsing, has spent centuries fighting these monsters and keeping their existence a secret from the world. Alucard is a vampire sworn to serve Integra and follow Hellsing under her rule; Seras is a fledgling vampire subservient to Alucard, learning about vampire ways while struggling with her own lost mortality. Together they keep England safe from blood-drinking monsters, until a new breed of pseudo-vampire, the Freak, begins attacking people for fun and not to feed. Where are these Freaks coming from and what will Hellsing sacrifice to stop them?
Go Nagai does a brilliant work at illustrating intense graphic violence that exceeds Hellsing's brutality. Both mangas show the story of mankind's greatest enemy on the side of the good guys (for Hellsing, you have Alucard vs vampires, and Devilman has Devilman vs demons). Akira Fudo isn't a complete bore, and like Alucard, he can contribute a few laughs. There are, however, very few moments in Devilman that leave you feeling warm and fuzzy, and the conclusion is one that cannot be summed up in mere words.