- 1 Season
Beelzebub is an action figure in a Japanese manga tv series. He is the son of a demon king and is destined to be raised by a young, human teenager. While sleeping next to a river he saves a man floating in the river. The human is given a young child to take care of by this being that he saved. A blood contract is created between the two where the young foster father agrees to raise the green-haired baby together with the child's maid Hilda. If the teenager allows the child to be distanced from him by more than fifteen meters he will die. This is an award winning story where the foster father is himself a juvenile delinquent in his life. This is a charming and addictive story that has many followers waiting for the next installation. The story is suitable across all age groups and humor is always welcome relief from the seriousness of many stories. This anime is not kitschy and progresses at a comfortable pace depicting the misadventures and misunderstandings that happen along the way. It has the right combination of romance and action with interesting fight scenes as well. It is helpful to have some insights of the Japanese school system to understand the toughness required to successfully work one's way through it. The characters are endearing so that the viewer will connect with them very easily after the first few episodes. The drawings are expertly crafted so that it is enjoyable to watch. The soundtrack is suitable for the story and is not distracting. Viewers who enjoy this genre of work will be pleasantly surprised by the unique approach that the writers have created. There are many episodes to watch so that the viewer has plenty of opportunities to get involved in the storyline. The suspense is always there so that the viewer will always want to move to the next episode.