Devilman: The Birth (デビルマン 誕生編) is the first of the three Devilman OVAs I wish to review. It was first released on November 1, 1987 by King Records. Along with its sequel, The Demon Bird (デビルマン 妖鳥シレーヌ編), it is the closest thing to the original 1972 Devilman manga the world has experienced so far.
I decided to write this article because I consider Devilman to be extremely underestimated in comparison to other Nagai franchises , even though, in my opinion, it is his masterpiece. The article is full of spoilers, so be warned. Continue reading