On one terrible day, Brandon Heat and Harry MacDowel, two close friends so close they could be considered brothers, are reminded that life can be cruel and unforgiving. Prior to it, their life consisted mostly of brawls, seducing women, and minor stealing in order to earn a livelihood and entertain themselves. Sadly, they didn’t comprehend that in this cruel world, joy comes and goes, and nothing stays the same for long.
Brandon and Harry are accepted into Millennion, the area’s greatest and most infamous mafia syndicate, where they begin their career as lowly as possible in the organization’s food chain. Brandon just wants to assist his friend Harry and placate Big Daddy, who has taken custody of the lady he loves, while Harry wants to rise through the ranks and eventually replace Big Daddy as the ultimate leader of Millennion.
Gungrave, based on the third-person shooter video game of the same name, is an epic saga of friendship, treachery, and avarice that spans several years, all the while leading up to the story’s thrilling conclusion.
10. Devil May Cry
Dante is destined to spend the rest of his life fighting the evil powers of darkness as both a monster and a man. For as long as he has the opportunity, Dante is pleased to send the demons back to hell with his sword Rebellion and his always-loaded firearms Ebony and Ivory. In the latest installment of the renowned video game franchise, the devil will not be spared.
9. Black Lagoon
Even the authorities and churches in Roanapur, Thailand, have been ensnared by the snares of corruption. A shelter for criminals and degenerates alike, the city has long been known as a hub of illegal activities and operations.
Suddenly, a delivery trip to Southeast Asia offers Rokurou Okajima, an average Japanese businessman, a chance to break out of his dreary routine. Rokurou gets kidnapped by a mercenary outfit called Black Lagoon while on a business trip to Roanapur. They plan to use him as a negotiating tool in negotiations that failed. Rokurou decides to join Black Lagoon after being dumped and betrayed by his old employer. Adapting to his new surroundings and preparing himself for the slaughter and tribulations that lie ahead are two of his most pressing survival concerns.
It’s a fast-paced, high-octane thriller that explores the darker corners of human nature. Rokurou, a once-respectable businessman, is slowly being transformed into a bloodthirsty mercenary.
Dr. Abraham Van Helsing and his associates defeated Count Dracula, one of the world’s most feared vampires, decades ago. As a result of his achievement, the Hellsing Organization, a British task force tasked with removing supernatural dangers, was named in his honor. Hellsing focuses on the activities of that specific group. The Hellsing Organization, led by Integra Fairbrook Wingates Hellsing, relies on the strength of a monster it has tamed rather than the force of man. At Hellsing’s urging, Alucard, one of the world’s most powerful and oldest vampires, has taken up the task of hunting down his fellow monsters. Alucard, working with Hellsing’s newest member Seras Victoria, will discover a new danger that is far more dangerous than anything the organization has faced before.
7. Phantom: Requiem for the Phantom
In the United States, the Mafia is pervasive, and assassinations are commonplace. “Phantom,” an invincible human weapon created by the enigmatic company Inferno, lies at the heart of most of these deals.
A traveler from Japan is unwittingly present when Phantom commits his latest act of violence. The traveler is desperate to flee, so he hides in a nearby building. A young woman named Ein and the commander of Inferno known as “Scythe Master” kidnap and brainwash the traveler.
“Zwei,” the moniker given to this once-peaceful traveler, is now Inferno’s pawn without recollection. Zwei is sucked into a world of deception, betrayal, and violence, and he must fight to stay alive in order to reclaim his memories and leave this hellish place.
Cult-favorite To see man’s downward spiral in a future overrun by violence, greed, and depravity, Yoshitoshi ABe entices us. After Ichise loses an arm and a leg, he is forced to wear experimental robotic limbs. It’s not long before Ichise rages against humanity’s demise, but can his actions actually be the catalyst for its demise?
The “Handymen,” Nicholas Brown and Worick Arcangelo, are mercenaries for hire who take on jobs that no one else can. The Handymen, who are hired by both powerful gangs and the police, must be ready and willing to face anything. A local pimp has been killed, and now the Handymen must safeguard a prostitute named Alex Benedetto from those who want her gone from the decaying wasteland she has come to call home. Changes are taking place in this criminal’s paradise that threaten to undermine the delicate power balance.
One of the last refuges for “Twilights,” people born superhumanly after taking a unique drug, Ergastalum is now under attack by an evil underground organization. The Handymen will be powerless to stop this new threat from threatening everything the city stands for.
4. Hellsing Ultimate
People who are unlucky enough to be captured in the clutches of these animals of the night will be eaten whole. On the other hand, Hellsing is a group that aims to rid the world of these supernatural powers that pose a threat to our own survival. Integra Fairbrook Wingates Hellsing, who commands a powerful military and devotes her life to battling the undead, is the chief of the organization.
Alucard, a vampire exterminator for Hellsing, is Integra’s most powerful weapon. It is up to Alucard and Seras Victoria to take on not only monsters but also the forces of good and evil that threaten Hellsing.
When it comes to fighting for the survival of humanity, Hellsing Ultimate illustrates that appearances aren’t always what they appear to be.
3. 91 Days
There was no law during Prohibition, and the mafia ran the town. The story takes place in Lawless, a small town that thrives on the illegal sale of booze. A mysterious message prompts Avilio to return to Lawless for vengeance one day. Nero’s son, Nero, is a member of the Vanetti family, the ones who killed his family, so he infiltrates them and becomes friends with the don’s son. Violent crime only serves to incite more violent crime, and vice versa. Will this men’s 91-day journey be brought to a satisfying conclusion?
On the run from a $$60,000,000 reward, Vash the Stampede is the man. It’s because he’s a ruthless villain who annihilates everybody who stands in his way and even razes entire cities in the name of fun. Anyone who makes eye contact with him is said to be dead, or at least presumed to be dead, according to the legends. Despite his tough exterior, Vash is a giant softie who claims to have never killed anyone.
As Vash travels through the wasteland of the planet Gunsmoke, he is pursued by Meryl Stryfe and Milly Thompson, two insurance agents who are doing their best to limit his impact on the general populace. A gang of famed assassins is dispatched to inflict pain on the trio, and their mishaps quickly turn deadly. His morality and ethics will be tested to the breaking point when Vash’s tragic background is unveiled.
1. Kenpuu Denki Berserk
Guts, a young mercenary who was born from his mother’s corpse, is a lone survivor on the battlefield. For the sake of making ends meet, he puts his life on the line day after day in order to get by.
Band of the Hawk’s charismatic commander Griffith (nicknamed the “White Hawk”) recruits Guts after a run-in with the tough mercenaries. When Guts joins Griffith’s army, he swiftly rises to the position of offensive faction leader and takes Midland by storm. The band continues to seek notoriety, and Guts gradually comes to learn that the world is not as black and white as he had previously imagined.
Berserk is a dark, gritty tale of a man’s battle to discover his own way, while supporting another’s ambition for power, and the terrible tragedy that begins to move the wheels of fate in the medieval era.