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Posted 2/9/08
Hellsing is a standard vampire story with one exception;they have an amazing powerful vampire lord,Alucard.

I will go to the bad points first.The story seems really shallow,nothing much is going on.It concentrates more on Seras Victoria and her daily life working at Hellsing.I honestly find it boring and dull.The first few episodes are rather episodic;you see nothing much except some agents using their weapons shooting vampire here and there.I watched the first episode back then I was completely blew off,with the camera angles and kinetic movements.But that excitement died off at episode 1 and continued back during the last episode.It consisted of a lot of subplots,such as the “FREAK chip” plot.Most of the plot weren’t completely explored,and it just leaves you sort of clueless.It’s just not “deep” enough.Then all the sudden,Incognito who btw looks very much like Conehead( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coneheads_%28film%29 ) to me made his grand appearance.That was perhaps the only time where I truly enjoyed Hellsing,as his fight with ALucard is worth watching.But sad to say,it ended rather abruptly.And then the next thing you know,the show ends.It left tons of questions,such as who the hell is Conehead’s master?What is the history of Alucard?There are lots of bloody scene in Hellsing,as well as some sex content.But the bloody scene of Hellsing cannot rival that of Elfen Lied.

The action scenes are nothing great either.Alucard is so powerful,to the point that all he needs to do is to shoot someone or use some trick of his,then the battle is over.It lasted for a mere minute or two,accompanied by some cool introduction by Alucard while noting how useless his opponents are.You know,it’s like GONZO is trying to tell us Alucard can beat his opponents easily just like Mr Mike Tyson beating up some weak pimps.The enemies are so weak,they are like “Hey,come and shoot me!”He is my favourite,yet he appeared so little.He appeared is mostly “hi and bye” situation,where he will just appear for a while and disappear the next second.They show so much of Seras,and I don’t really see her role in the anime.I mean,she is just an agent.Ok,perhaps a bit special,having been made a vampire by Alucard as well as holding some “special” position in Alucard’s eyes.But that’s it.Why on earth would they feature her so much?I got sick of watching her!

The character development in here is terrible.We were given very little about Seras and Integral.Alucard is even worst.I would like to know more about Walter as well.Most of the other characters in the series has no role in the central position.They come and go.The best example is those Vaticans inquisitioner.I would say ALL of the characters in Hellsing are forgettable characters,except for Alucard.Alucard with his stylish Victorian style clothes,amazing abilities and sexy charm,did not appear much like I said above.The series focus too much on those subplots and the characters in it.And when the subplot ends,so do they.I got to say this,if you don’t get hooked on the characters when you are watching an anime,it’s hard for you to like them.And what’s worst is the when the plot suck too.

The animation is rather dark.The colours used here are not friendly at all.I say it is good at setting up a creepy atmosphere,but I got bored watching a 13 episode anime with dull colours.

Moving on to thee good point of the story.The good thing is the music and also the seiyuus.The VA for Integral and Alucard are excellent.They excelled in their roles respectively.The words he said with that sexy voice of his before killing off his weak and retarded opponents won me over.Honestly,the role of Alucard wouln’t have been that famous if not for the VA.The background music when accompanying those fights are rather good,especially in Alucard’s case.Considering that Alucard’s only love is probably more fights with worthy enemies,the jovial and coo music seemed rather fit.The theme songs are not bad either.

Overall,the plot….well there is no clear plot.If you are looking for an action anime with some logic sense,this is not the anime for you.I honestly don’t know why this anime is overrated.
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Posted 2/21/08
im reading the manga too it, it is a really good series and has a okay amount of blood. Also it kinda has away to put humor into some how
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Posted 2/23/08
Well, I was watching the dubbed and censore version on my local tele and, well, the story was ok but the animation had too much black, which ruined it. The movie was much better
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Posted 2/29/08
i didnt manage 2 watch d whole ep.. i was hvin o lvl during tt time n my mum didnt allow me 2 watch d show after 8pm..even now 2 trying 2 find d anime bt @ here they already licensed it already.. anybody knws where i can find d full ep??
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Posted 2/29/08
hmm....cud i hav come across a worse anime...???
the answer is WAYYY yes, and i know i didnt even really give it that much of a try but...they made it sooooo amazingly boring that i cudnt watch over 5 mins of the 1st ep then...i had to switch it off or Die!!!!
but my frnd told me that if i just coped with it for a bit longer, it gets better...
so....who knows!
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Posted 3/4/08
hellsing got ova ??
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Posted 4/5/08
I must say. i actually love hellsing. The drawing put me off at first. But the plotline is really interesting. And this is from someone who havent even finished watching it yet. I find it really interesting how the makers added some not-so-obvious humour..which I find hilarious. Oh, since im suppose to criticise this. I would say the drawing suck a bit. Its kind of cartoon-ish instead of anime-like. But then again people have different tastes
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Posted 4/6/08
this is an anime created by GONZO ryte....? hmmm i was really disapointed....the anime is 2 short dats why i read the manga instead......2 bad it is scuh a great anime.....
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