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Hellsing: The Dawn


Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Hellsing: The Dawn - A supplementary of HELLSING, Hellsing OVA Specials, Hellsing Ultimate Specials, Drifters
Japanese: HELLSING THE DAWN

Information

Type: Special
Episodes: 3
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 27, 2011 to Dec 26, 2012
Producers: None found, add some
Studios: Madhouse, Satelight
Source: Manga
Duration: 10 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)

Statistics

Score: 7.371 (scored by 18,582 users)
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Ranked: #20412
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Popularity: #1338
Members: 40,440
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Episodes: /3

Synopsis

It is September 1944 and World War II is raging in Europe. To get an advantage on the field, Nazis are experimenting with artificial vampire technologies, they are still far away from achieving their initial goal, but even the intermediate stages of such researches are possessing a great threat to The anti-German coalition. In an attempt to stop the Nazi project and to protect England and The Allies current head of the Hellsing House, Sir Arthur Hellsing, is sending his best agents—Walter C. Dornes and Alucard—into German-occupied Poland where monstrous experiments are being conducted.

Background

The North American BD/DVD releases from FUNimation Entertainment do not include the 2nd and 3rd episodes.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Alucard
Alucard
Main
Nakata, Jouji
Japanese
Nakata, Jouji
Dornez, Walter C.
Dornez, Walter C.
Main
Park, Romi
Japanese
Park, Romi
Max, Montana
Max, Montana
Supporting
Tobita, Nobuo
Japanese
Tobita, Nobuo
Shousa
Shousa
Supporting
 

Staff

Hirano, Kouta
Hirano, Kouta
Original Creator
Matsuo, Hayato
Matsuo, Hayato
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edoantonioco
Oct 12, 2012
This is my first review.
hellsing the dawn is a nice addition to the story of Hellsing Ultimate, I think it's rather impresindible, because this explains some holes left unfinished in the anime.
The animation is very good, and interesting story so far, so if you watch Hellsing Ultimate should definitely watch it, and wait until December 2012 to see if with Chapter 10 of the main story its going to be included the rest of this.
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Silchas
Apr 26, 2013
If you're watching this expecting plenty of Alucard and young Walter slaughtering Nazis, be warned: there's not much of that here. I gave this a 7 because seeing Walter in action is truly a sight to behold - in fact, any scene with Walter in it is basically pure, unadulterated awesomeness.

Unfortunately, there's not enough of Walter, the rest having been replaced with seemingly pointless humor sequences and some exposition. There's also no resolution to the battle sequence, and Alucard is on screen for a disappointingly short time (in a very interesting form, however!)

Overall, it's fun to watch as a little bonus to the Hellsing OVAs, read more
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literaturenerd
Nov 4, 2014
Overview:

Well that was over quickly! The whole special is only 27 minutes and really doesn't give us all the extra Hellsing we wanted. Each episode of Hellsing Ultimate was 1 hour long, so with 3 episodes at 9 minutes each, Hellsing the Dawn is like a terrible lover that finishes in 30 seconds and rolls over to go to sleep. We Hellsing fans are the disappointed chick going WTF!!? What was THAT!!!? To make matters worse, half of Dawn episode 3 is a preview for another series, so Hellsing Dawn is in total about 24 god damn minutes!

Story: 6/10

We get to see Alucard as a read more
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lrdalucard
Oct 5, 2013
Mod Note: This review was initially posted for the animation short, Drifters, and was subsequently merged into Hellsing: The Dawn.

First Impression: For those who are fan animes like Fate-Stay Night, Shingeki no Kyouji or of the so called Hellsing, here is a very good series presented you by Hirano Kouta, that it will stun your senses. Be warned that blood, gore and symbolism are well present in this series.

Overall: The story is quite bad at start, but once you get in to it things change drastically. For those who where fans of great animes and stories that involved a World War Clash of read more
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