Ranked #1095

Hellsing

Alternative Titles

Japanese: Hellsing [ヘルシング]

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 11, 2001 to Jan 17, 2002
Premiered: Fall 2001
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: Fuji TV, Pioneer LDC
Studios: Gonzo
Source: Manga
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)

Statistics

Score: 7.661 (scored by 156,100 users)
Ranked: #10952
Popularity: #78
Members: 259,056
Favorites: 3,913
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Synopsis

Hellsing follows the antiheroic vampire, Alucard, and a police girl-turned-vampire, Seras Victoria, two vampires employed by the vampire-extermination group of England, the Hellsing Organization. Slowly but surely, through their active duty, they find a new breed of vampires beginning to arise.

(Source: ANN)

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Characters & Voice Actors

Alucard
Alucard
Main
Nakata, Jouji
Japanese
Nakata, Jouji
Victoria, Seras
Victoria, Seras
Main
Orikasa, Fumiko
Japanese
Orikasa, Fumiko
Fairbrook Wingates Hellsing, Integra
Fairbrook Wingates Hellsing, Integra
Main
Sakakibara, Yoshiko
Japanese
Sakakibara, Yoshiko
Anderson, Alexander
Anderson, Alexander
Supporting
Nozawa, Nachi
Japanese
Nozawa, Nachi

Staff

Ono, Manabu
Ono, Manabu
Director, Storyboard
Iida, Umanosuke
Iida, Umanosuke
Director
Tsuruoka, Yota
Tsuruoka, Yota
Sound Director
Kamitsubo, Ryouki
Kamitsubo, Ryouki
Episode Director, Storyboard

More episodes Episodes(13/13)

Episode Title Aired
1 The Undead
The Undead (The Undead)
Oct 11, 2001
2 Club M
Club-M (Club-M)
Oct 18, 2001
3 Sword Dancer
Sword Dancer (Sword Dancer)
Oct 25, 2001
4 FillerInnocent as a Human
Innocent as a Human (Innocent as a Human)
Nov 1, 2001
5 Brotherhood
Brotherhood (Brotherhood)
Nov 8, 2001

Opening Theme

"Logos Naki World" (A World Without Logos) by Yasushi Ishii

Ending Theme

"Shine" by Mr. Big



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thekindamad
Sep 9, 2009
Hellsing is my favorite manga of all time. It combines a fun story, memorable characters, quirky humor, stylish art, and unrelenting gore and brutality all into one little paper back graphic novel.
So naturally, you'd think that the manga would make an awesome anime. Well, Chiaki J. Konaka and Umanosuke Iida thought so too and took it upon themselves to make an anime based off the popular series. In many ways, they succeeded. But they also failed...

The anime was released in 2001, long before the manga series would be complete. So they were forced to come up with their own story, completely unrelated to the read more
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phs_togusa
Apr 7, 2015
My friends... it has often been said that I like war. My friends, I like-wait, what do you mean the Major isn't in Hellsing? Oh wait, this is the 2001 version that doesn't follow the manga. You know, I'm not a huge fan of Hellsing 2001. It's not because I think that Hellsing 2001 is bad, but rather it's just so painfully mediocre (even for its time). Yes, Hellsing 2001 has a certain charm to it but it has NOT aged well at all and in comparison to Hellsing Ultimate, you'd have to be a madman to even want to consider giving this a shot.

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Maur
Oct 21, 2008
DISCLAIMER:
If you are a "Hellsing fanboy", ignore this review as it will probably fill you with murderous rage. That being said... Hellsing is the kind of series not meant to be taken seriously, at all. If you like stories about vampires and find random violence cool and fun then this may be right up your alley. If you enjoy effortless entertainment with no real depth and no thought required, then stop here and just skip my review. However if you know what kind of anime you like, and are curious to see if Hellsing may or may not be for you, the following criticisms may read more
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JesuOtaku
Jun 24, 2009
On the technical side of things, Hellsing has major major issues. Gonzo is famous for prioritizing its projects from lavish budgets to zippo budget. Guess which one Hellsing got? Character designs are hideous outside of the main cast, backgrounds are so bland and unappealing that it’s almost impossible to tell where you are at any given moment, I could go on but just know that Hellsing is often painful to watch, color choice being its largest detriment. The palette in Hellsing produces a plastic, bile-colored result with skin tones on some characters that makes humans look less vivid than the undead.

The folksy rock-metal music read more
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