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Synonyms: Beelzebub Bangai-hen
Japanese: べるぜバブ


Type: Manga
Volumes: 28
Chapters: 250
Status: Finished
Published: Feb 23, 2009 to Mar 13, 2015
Genres: Action Action, Comedy Comedy, Supernatural Supernatural
Themes: Childcare Childcare, Delinquents Delinquents, Mythology Mythology, School School
Demographic: Shounen Shounen
Serialization: Shounen Jump (Weekly)
Authors: Tamura, Ryuuhei (Story & Art)


Score: 8.131 (scored by 6262262,622 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #5442
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #109
Members: 115,657
Favorites: 5,007


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Ishiyama High—land of the delinquents. No matter how tough you think you are, you don't mess with an Ishi-high student. One of the most infamous students is first year Tatsumi Oga, called "Demon King" by those he's defeated.

One day, while Oga is finishing off a gang that attacked him, he stumbles upon an infant. In a rare moment of kindness, Oga tries to care for the baby. As a result, the child becomes overly attached to him. In a panic, he brings the baby to his best friend Takayuki Furuichi's house. While there, they are attacked by Hildegard, a demon maid who says the baby is actually Kaiser de Emperana Beelzebub IV. She also reveals that he was sent here to destroy humanity, on a whim of his father Beelzebub III, Great Demon Lord of the Demon World. After failing to remove Baby Beel from Oga, she declares that he must raise him, as moving more than 15 meters away will result in instant death for Oga.

With his delinquent past and unfriendly nature, Oga must deal with the burden of raising a demon baby. Beezelbub follows his story through encounters with demons and dangerous classmates, all while being an unorthodox role model and carer for the young Baby Beel.

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Beelzebub was published in Italian by Star Comics from June 4, 2011 to October 3, 2015 and has been published in Brazilian Portuguese by Panini Comics/Planet Manga since September 2012.

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Oct 24, 2021
Beelzebub is one of my favorite manga (you can tell it by my nickname from years ago lol) and it has the funniest comedy I've seen in one; granted, I don't have a very wide repertoire of completed manga, so take what I say with a grain of salt. But, let's get to the juicy stuff:

The story of Beelzebub is very simple and nothing to right home about, except when it is. Like any shonen, there are various arcs, and while I wouldn't call any of them bad, there are definetely golden ones that are just a delight to read. Beelzebub doesn't take itself very ...
Jul 7, 2021
“You don’t need to do something this grand and ridiculous. Just come over to where I am and play. I’ll be your opponent in a game. Hell, I’ll take you on as much as you’d like.”

- Oga, Chapter 138

Episodic-style comedy can be a difficult thing to get right. Short plots focusing on a core concept are at risk of quickly becoming bland repetitive; especially when a series runs for a long time. This is especially true when the concept is as specific as it can get. Beelzebub manages to navigate its peculiar premise in which a delinquent becomes the unwilling parent of a future ...
Mar 6, 2020
Mixed Feelings
My issue with this series is that it could never truly decide if it wanted to be a comedy or a battle manga. Multiple times it felt like the author was about to ditch the main focus on comedy and settle for a battle manga as the world building for that kind of set up was quite good. However, the author always ended up taking it back to ridiculous comedy outcomes, which is fine when done properly. I feel as if this series could never really create a good balance between these two ideas and instead just awkwardly went left and right on the spectrum ...

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