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Defense Devil  
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Mephisto Bart Kucabara is a devil lawyer. In order to return to the demon world that he was exiled from he needs to collect enough Dark Matter. To do so he creates a plan to claim the Dark Matter from the souls of sinners sentenced to hell. Prove the soul's innocence and the Dark Matter becomes his. But how can he gather enough Dark Matter when his kind personality causes him to continually use it up in order to defend the soul from the Shinigami that has come to take them to hell?


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Associated Names
디펜스 데빌
Luật Sư Quỷ

Groups Scanlating
Gantz Team International
I Eat Manga
Juin Jutsu Team

Latest Release(s)
c.100 (end) by I Eat Manga (1765d ago)
c.100 (end) by Vortex-Scans (1821d ago)
c.100 (end) by promfret (1827d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
10 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?

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User Rating
Average: 7.8 / 10.0 (909 votes)
Bayesian Average: 7.76 / 10.0
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Last Updated
August 4th 2015, 11:55pm PST



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Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #811 increased(+145)
Monthly Pos #1278 increased(+249)
3 Month Pos #1781 increased(+176)
6 Month Pos #2127 increased(+356)

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On 2027 reading lists
On 922 wish lists
On 2334 completed lists
On 149 unfinished lists
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Forum Posts
chapter 100, ending 1317 days, 23 hours, 41 minutes ago
Is it just me or does it seem that Defense Devil will end soon? 1849 days, 1 hours, 38 minutes ago
Chapter 99 1855 days, 4 hours, 1 minutes ago
Latest Chapter Discussion 1870 days, 21 hours, 38 minutes ago
The "Hells" 1920 days, 6 hours, 0 minutes ago

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Lets save the demond world!! with article 1214!   
Rating: N/A
by shmigelpuf
June 8th, 2010, 4:57am
The plot was about a devil bieng a lawyer, thats why its called Defense Devil with a cover of him sitting and looking all lawyerish. . so why in the world did it became into some kinda hero who saves the demon world $hit? well i already dropped this long ago. . may take time for me to get back to reading it. .

... Last updated on June 8th, 2010, 4:58am
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Nice Concept, Poor Execution...BUT!!!.....   
Rating: 7.8 / 10.0
by torrentchan
May 30th, 2010, 3:56pm
Nice idea that was kind of poorly executed. However, neverless it is a good read for many type of readers.

It starts off slow and takes around beginning of vol3 to get moving, but the character development and storyline that brought up was worth the wait!!!

The beginning shows us the Kakubawa being a lawyer, but later it concentrates on the demon world. What attracts me most is the demon world saga, it is extra interesting to have the manga jump from human world then to demon world.

Oh, and a bad boy turn good (out of no where, but still you just cant help but be touched by it--- not to mention he is a bishie to boot >.<) bad boy turn good is one of my many fave concepts >.<

For now, Ive only read to chap50 (within 1 sitting) and only paused because that is the latest chapter, I will give the rating as such...

◘ Art: 7
◘ Beginning: 4
◘ From vol3: 8
◘ Character development: 8
◘ Moe: 6
◘ Mysteries - that keeps you hanging: 8
◘ Friendship, relationship, trust, bond: 8
◘ chapter development (this is how a chapter drags on or is pulled off well): 9
◘ Extra (because I like it, and it doesnt have any of those shoujo bits and pieces, along with annoying fights-fights-with-no-plotline, I will give it an extra...): 0.55
◘ ◘ Overall: 7.8

... Last updated on May 30th, 2010, 4:03pm
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pls stop -.-!   
Rating: N/A
by singingfish
January 3rd, 2010, 12:10am
i dont see this manga going anywhere already..bad storyline and much poorer delivery of it..i mean devil tennis?!? c'mon! pls drop this title and spend more time on "BurningHell" which by far seems so much more interesting than this..
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Nice Concept, Poor Execution.   
Rating: 5.0 / 10.0
by HuhWhat
January 2nd, 2010, 7:44am
Let's be honest with ourselves, this manga (manhwa?) sucks. Sure, the art is pretty damn good, but everything else it has going for it... well, let's just see. The story is lame. Of course he just happens to be a kind-hearted demon. Of course, he's the son of the demon king. Of course, he is retardedly attractive when he's not being-- well, retarded. Of course he's overpowered and invincible with a little bit of black matter. Of course when he saves a person's soul, they wake up alive back in the human world. Of course, EVERYONE who ends up in hell is innocent. Sounds awfully convenient doesn't it? This is the definition of a lame plot device. Then we have the comedy; which just seems to take more away from the story, of what little there actually is. Frankly, the way he introduced the underlying main plot with the appearance of an "old friend" from nowhere kind of made the decision for me; and I stopped reading. The flashback was stupid.
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Starts normally but becomes really great...   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by yuri999
November 27th, 2009, 10:23am
tis true. Skip the one-shot. Start with the first issue and go on. The beginning will feel very cliche but as soon as you reach issue 15 onwards and after the intro of a certain protagonist the series really holds its own and even puts a twist on a certain genre convention regarding its powers (the twist is genius). The male protagonist might seem like a typical shonen hero but his sympathy for humans and all is really touching and it actually gets to you and makes you feel for him. All in all, this is one series which is on top of my reading list.

... Last updated on November 27th, 2009, 10:24am
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Good start.   
Rating: N/A
by Myuym
November 27th, 2009, 9:45am
I'm disappointed is the way the manga develops. What I mean by that is that after a few nice chapters (14) they go from a original idea (the lawyer of hell) to something like bleach. I don't really like that, however it still is good enough to encourage other people to also read it. Why because the hero is someone who isn't ridiculously strong but ridiculously weak. Having weaknesses makes the protagonist likeable, He's one of the most likeable characters I've seen.

(read to Ch 30)
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The author is back with moar   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by intemango
October 21st, 2009, 4:35am
They're taking a break? Cliched shounen? Unless we are reading two different series, there's nothing that shouts Shin Angyo Onshi! bigger than
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a few light-hearted, episodic first arcs; a loyal midget as a sidekick; a protagonist with a dramatic past who has been exiled from his own country and coming back just to find that everyone is his enemy.

Judging from SAS, this should quickly evolve into an epic series with major plot twists and flashbacks, but probably not as sad and dark. Hopefully I'm wrong about the last bit though. MOAR plz!

... Last updated on October 21st, 2009, 4:35am
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Their first shounen.   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by jackblack901
September 20th, 2009, 1:53am
Seem like after Shin Angyo Onshi, they choose to give us a break by bringing us a cliche shounen and even try out some echi xD. Maybe it will piss off their fan who enjoyed their marvelous seinen series which have much more serious story. But I really enjoy it, let's see if they can make a marvelous shounen. At least just keep using their epic art is already so great.

... Last updated on September 20th, 2009, 1:57am
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A word of GOD   
Rating: N/A
by o0James0o
August 26th, 2009, 1:29pm
so far, i must say, the beginning is very shounen in which makes the story boring for more mature readers. Also, i am not really a fan of one shot like stories piled together to make a series (the beginning of the series). I mean, I can always just reread Eatman for that kind of series. Anyways, so far the story is beginning to get better, however, i must say, the beginning rather sucked.
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could have been better   
Rating: N/A
by zaliasberniukas
June 15th, 2009, 7:42am
I totally agree with son of eskimo I also enjoyed shin angyo onshi and Island and graded both of them to 10 but this one lacks something . Art is good plot also looks like it could become in to something interesting but charackters are kinda to much unrealistic to me well maybe i m searching to much personality in shonen characters ....... but still I feel that it could have been so much better and I mean not just characters fights also are made as shonen as posible ...
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