Devilman Concepts

Devilman is a franchise comprised of 2 movies, 4 anime series, 8 manga series
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Angels

Angels are beings that reside in Heaven. They are often portrayed with wings, halos, or both.

Arson

The act of intentionally starting a fire with the intent of burning down a building or destroying something such as land or property.

Bathing Scene

Bathing Scenes, while occasionally meaningful to plot or character development, are generally excuses for fan service.

Cannibalism

The act of eating a member of ones own species.

Cerberus

A multi-headed hound which guards the gates of the Underworld, to prevent those from ever escaping.

Crossover

A concept where several characters from different, separate stories and series meet up.

Cults

A cult is a group of followers who worship a leader who is usually preaching a way of thinking they created. In anime and manga cults are usually villainous groups trying to take over the world or brainwash people.

Cyborgs

A fictional being that is part organic and part machine.

Decapitation

AKA beheading

Delinquents

One who disobeys or breaks rules or laws, often used to describe younger individuals such as high schoolers who cause trouble.

Demons

Are powerful creatures that live in the pits of Hell. That are many classes and levels for these monsters but no matter the rank they are deadly beasts.

Devil-Beast Syndrome

The disease that cause humans to become demon-monsters in the Devilman Lady Universe.

Devilman

A Devilman is a human being merged with a Demon and is capable of using it's powers without losing their heart and soul.

Dinosaur

A group of animals that went extinct 65 million years ago. They often appear in or influenced various manga/anime.

Dismemberment

The loss of limbs and body parts is a common concept in many of the more violent Japanese manga and anime.

Dogs

Canine animal with four legs that is seen as a pet.

Dreams & Nightmares

The imaginary events that goes on in your head when you are asleep. In some anime's they can bring important messages or to haunt a person.

Drug Dealer

Someone who sells illegal drugs for profit

End of the World

The extinction of all life on Earth or the destruction of Earth itself. Also known as; Armageddon, Ragnarok, and the Apocalypse.

Extreme Violence

It's use can be intended to be shockingly disturbing or hilariously absurd.

Flashback

Used frequently in Anime to either recap past events or provide a back story for a character, either their origin story or their off-screen training of new attack. Sometime and entire episode/chapter would be a entire flashback.

Folklore

A concept used to describe characters who are based on myths, legends, and even religion.

Gattai

Literally "combination" or "union," generally refers to the fusing of mechs.

Hermaphrodite

A hermaphrodite is a being which possesses both male and female reproductive organs.

Horror & Monsters

A common theme in several anime and manga.

Hypnosis

To influence or control someone using hypnosis.

Illusion

An Illusion is a condition of being deceived by a false perception or belief.

Lecher

Characters who exercise their strong libidinous desires in unwholesome ways, such as peeping on the objects of their desire, making inappropriate comments, stealing underwear etc. Though typically middle-aged or elderly men with a penchant for young girls, there are probably a few dirty old women out there.

Lesbian Characters

A list of lesbians that appear in anime and manga.

Major death

Death of a major character.

Manga Iconography

Common visual conventions seen in manga and anime to convey emotions, often for comical effect.

Models

Models are known in Japan as Idols. They are young female models who appear in magazines and advertising. They can often be the public faces for companies.

Monk

A religious person who lives either alone or in a holy place sutch as a temple or a church. Most of them tries to avoid worldy pleasures and to bring good to the world.

Murder

The act of taking another person's life.

Organized Crime

A group of people who work in secret to organize criminal activity, most common examples being the mafia and yakuza in Japan.

Possession

The act of controling an individual, making him preform actions at your will.

Post-Apocalypse

The world after the Big One (nuclear war, intergalactic invasion, super disease). Life sucks after the Apocalypse.

Priest

The character is working as a priest, a guide and teacher of God. Often leads holy rituals such as marriage and burials.

Rape

This concept applies to two groups of characters: Rapists, those who committed this horrible crime, and Rape victims, those who have been raped. (Let us be VERY clear this page is intended as a SERIOUS concept and hentai related images are not wanted on this page.)

Reincarnation

Reincarnation is a common theme in most Asian literature, and frequently a character will appear who turns out to be the reincarnation of a past figure (fictional or otherwise).

Religion And Belief

A theme in some animes.

Rock Music

A popular music style originating from a fusion of soul, country, jazz, and blues. Includes the sub-genres of Heavy Metal, Pop, Alternative and Punk.

Science!

Sometimes the pursuit of scientific knowledge goes far beyond what is accepted in polite society. When normal Science can't get the job done, we turn to "Science!" and the perverse minds that practice it.

Scientists

People who through a great pursuit of knowledge tends to make the impossible possible.

Shinigami

Shinigami are death gods, a recurring concept in multiple anime, notably in Bleach and Death Note

Stalker

A anonymous follower and tab-keeper of another person or persons.

Suicide

Suicide is the act of taking ones own life through various means.

Teachers

A Teacher is a type of person who is in charge of educating others in some form of higher learning or skill. The Japanese title is "Sensei".

The Revelation

The idea that a major event/item/history is explained to the protagonist. With the main character and reader aware of the truth, everything is approached with a new view.

Time Travel

The ability to travel from one era to another, forward and/or backward.

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