Helck Anime Adaptation Announced: Here’s What We Know


Also known as Helck the Hero, Helck is a popular manga series serialized by Ura Sunday. The manga is a fun fantasy story with some of the best characters. Anyone who has followed him would know the pleasant walk he follows through the curtains. The manga, written and illustrated by Nanao Nanaki, concluded with 12 volumes compiling 111 chapters. It was mainly published by Manga One from 2014 to 2017. The source manga was deeply praised by many and ranked 8th in Tsugi Ni Kuru Manga Taishou in 2015.

Helck is best known for his fun plot. The manga manages to make its readers laugh after almost every panel with its ridiculous character interactions. Initially, the manga can seem rather bland, especially when you go through the premise. The Helck anime adaptation has got to be one of the most exciting announcements of 2022 that fantasy and comedy lovers should look forward to.


The Demon King is defeated by the Hero, and so a new Demon King must be selected. To select a new Demon King, a tournament is set up. It’s been three months since the tournament began, and leading the tournament is Helck, the human hero. He claims to hate humanity and wishes to destroy it. With such strong words and a cheerful face, Helck easily passes all tests. Although he makes his intentions clear, no one really knows what’s going on in his head.

Despite this, he is one of the tournament’s favorite competitors. However, one of the “Four Heavenly Kings”, Red Vamirio, doubts his intentions. To confirm her doubts, she decides to investigate the human hero, Helck, to ensure the fate of the Word Demon.

Official Trailer: Helck

Helck Anime Adaptation Announcement

On February 13, 2022, it was announced that a Helck anime adaptation will be released soon. The announcement was made by Manga One on Twitter to the delight of several fans. Additionally, a teaser has been uploaded featuring Red Vamirio and Helck. The news was confirmed by the mangaka, Nanao Nanaki.

In commemoration of the anime’s announcement, 30 chapters of Helck will be available for free on Manga One from February 14 to 20 at 11:59 PM JST. In addition, a new edition of Helck will start in the spring. Volume 1 of this new edition will start from April 12, 2022, and will be released every month until March 2023.

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