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A human-hating human hero aims to become the next Demon Lord!

Created by Nanaki Nanao | MoreLess about Helck

After the Demon Lord is slain at the hands of a lone human warrior, humans rejoice over the end of his reign of terror. But an intense tournament of powerful fighters hoping to be crowned the next Demon Lord has drawn in the unlikeliest of contestants—Helck, who claims to hate humans but is one himself! How will Helck change the course of the war between demons and humankind?

Nanaki Nanao is best known for the manga Helck, originally published in 2014 and rereleased in 2022. Nanao’s other works include Piwi and Völundo: Divergent Sword Saga, both set in the world of Helck, as well as Acaria.
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Helck, Vol. 9

As the Empire’s army sets out to destroy the towers, a structure pivotal to the humans’ plans, Helck and Vermilio enter the Land of the Humans to confront the Human King. The pair battle through deadly traps and monstrous golems, but the real danger lies in the truth they uncover in the bowels of the castle…

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