Bastard!! Ankoku no Hakaishin
Bastard!! Heavy Metal, Dark Fantasy
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Bastard!! Ankoku no Hakaishin

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Wizard!!: Bakuen no Seifukusha, Binetsu Rouge, Virgin Tyrant
Japanese: BASTARD!! -暗黒の破壊神-
English: Bastard!! Heavy Metal, Dark Fantasy
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Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: 27
Chapters: 144
Status: On Hiatus
Published: Oct 20, 1987 to May 19, 2010
Genres: Action Action, Adventure Adventure, Fantasy Fantasy, Supernatural Supernatural, Ecchi Ecchi
Theme: Harem Harem
Demographic: Seinen Seinen
Serialization: Ultra Jump
Authors: Hagiwara, Kazushi (Story & Art)

Statistics

Score: 7.221 (scored by 30113,011 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #53172
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #1329
Members: 12,609
Favorites: 316

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Synopsis

In a post apocalyptic world of heavy metal fantasy, the only thing able to save humans from orcs, lizard men, and other monsters is something even MORE evil. Sealed within a 14-year-old boy, the chaotic wizard Dark Schneider is unleashed to fight four mighty generals and their plot to resurrect the evil god Anslasax!

(Source: VIZ Media)

Included one-shots:
Volume 1: Wizard!!: Bakuen no Seifukusha (pilot)
Volume 22: Binetsu Rouge
Volume 26: Virgin Tyrant

Background

Bastard!!: Ankoku no Hakaishin was first published in English as Bastard!! Heavy Metal Dark Fantasy by VIZ Media, who published the first 19 volumes from August 5, 2002 to September 8, 2009, before dropping the license.

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More reviewsReviews

Feb 21, 2014
Preliminary (140/144 chp)
I gotta admit that im surprised Bastard!! doesnt have many reviews since its a pretty well known manga. I am a Bastard!! fan so ill try to impartially explain why I find it such a good series.

1st of all, if you are to read Bastard!! you are either an adult or be prepared to see adult content. Because B!! is filled with it. Bastard!! is the story of Dark Schneider, the strongest dark wizard in the world which was sealed 15 years ago and is now brought back to face off against his former allies who are trying to ressurrect a God of destruction called ...
May 22, 2021
Preliminary (138/144 chp)
A somewhat disjointed classic with an irresistibly charismatic lead. Loved this series, though it did start to drag on as it Gainaxed its way into oblivion at the end. Sad I'll never see it finished, nor the excellent anime continued.

Story: 7 due to it being disjointed and taking on fever-dream levels of madness toward the tail end. Time jumps, enemies become friends, the surreal backstory that is revealed in the later parts... there are other stories that do this worse, but this was WEIRD.

Art: 10 I loved it. I loved the design, the style, and it only got better as ...
Feb 13, 2022
Preliminary (144/144 chp)
Bastard!! is one of these shows that is extremely honest with its viewer from the start. Its cover and title are pretty much summarizing it. It's a dark fantasy world with monsters, magic, violent fights, that has tons of metal music references. But most importantly : its main character is an absolute bastard.

Story 6/10

The plot in Bastard!! is definitely its main weakness. The first half has a pretty basic story. Its narration is simple and a bit repetitive, making it almost an excuse to draw the characters, jokes and battle scenes. But it's not necessarily a problem. While not being the most interesting show in ...

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Was this manga dropped by the writer?
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