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Hellsing


Alternative Titles

English: Hellsing
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: 7.641 (scored by 172,345 users)
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Ranked: #11482
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Popularity: #92
Members: 292,721
Favorites: 4,178
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Episodes: /13

Synopsis

Decades ago, the legendary Dr. Abraham Van Helsing and his companions defeated Count Dracula, one of the world's deadliest vampires. After this success his name was used in the founding of the Hellsing Organization, a British task force with the duty of eliminating supernatural threats.

Hellsing follows the exploits of that very organization. Led by Integra Fairbrook Wingates Hellsing, the Hellsing Organization finds its trump card not in the power of man, but in the strength of a monster it has tamed. Alucard, one of the oldest and most powerful vampires in existence, now hunts his fellow monsters at Hellsing's bequest. Alongside new recruit Seras Victoria, Alucard will find that a new threat has arisen, one greater than anything the Hellsing Organization has ever dealt with before.

Background

Hellsing was based on Kouta Hirano’s manga of the same name. The anime utilizes the same characters but the story strongly deviates from the manga, which was still ongoing at the time of the anime’s creation.

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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


Edit Opening Theme

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

Edit Ending Theme

"Shine" by Mr. Big



More reviewsReviews

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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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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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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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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