Devilman Crybaby

Title: Devilman Crybaby

Anime Duration: January 5th, 2018

Films: N/A

Director: Masaaki Yuasa

Writer: Ichiro Okouchi

Episodes: 10

Genre: Action, Dark Fantasy

Themes: Heaven and hell, good and evil, morality, anti-war, puberty, humanity and human connection, love, the apocalypse

Characters: Akira Fudo, Ryo Asuka, Miki Makimura, Miki "Miko" Kuroda, Moyuru Koda, and several demon enemies

LGBT Characters: Ryo Asuka, Miki "Miko" Kuroda, Moyuru Koda

Representation Status: Both Implicit and Explicit

Summary: Akira Fudo is a teenage boy who lives with his best friend, Miki Makimura, and her family. One day when he tries to save Miki from a violent gang, he’s rescued by an old, childhood friend, Ryo Asuka. Ryo informs him that not only are demons real, but they also pose a threat to humankind. When the two go to a nightclub to attract and expose these beasts, Akira discovers that he is a devilman, and that he can transform into a demon to fight other demons.

Content Warnings: This series probably has the most intense content warnings out of the entire database, and is definitely not for the faint of heart and/or children. It contains graphic sex scenes, nudity, allusions to and a scene of rape, graphic violence, body horror, death, and drugs.

Personal Review: N/A