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It's a Death Metal Take Over! Devilman crybaby's Most Influential Albums Revealed

posted on 2018-06-05 14:45 EDT by Lynzee Loveridge

The Tower Records Shibuya store got a DEVILMAN crybaby make over last week that included limited edition goods and the DEVILMAN crybaby BOOTLEG booklet. A pamphlet distributed at the event included all kinds of interesting tidbits about the show including the ultimate DEVILMAN crybaby playlist.


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The pamphlet lays out the top 10 albums and bands that represent the show, so pull up your Spotify app and prepare yourself for a death metal takeover.

  1. Black Sabbath (Black Sabbath)
  2. Sacrifice (Black Widow)
  3. Black Metal (Venom)
  4. Black Death (Black Death)
  5. The Story of Death SS 1977-1984 (Death SS)
  6. Deicide (Deicide)
  7. Filosofem (Burzum)
  8. De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas (Mayhem)
  9. In the Nightside Eclipse (Emperor)
  10. Dopethrone (Electric Wizard)

Tower Records Shibuya will host its DEVILMAN crybaby exhibition and merchandise until June 17.

DEVILMAN crybaby is a new adaptation of Go Nagai's classic manga originally released in the 1970s.

In the story, Akira Fudo learns from his best friend, Ryo Asuka, that an ancient race of demons has returned to take back the world from humans. Ryo tells Akira that the only way to defeat the demons is to incorporate their supernatural powers, and suggests that he unite with a demon himself. Akira succeeds in transforming into Devilman, who possesses both the powers of a demon and the soul of a human.

The 10-episode anime series premiered exclusively on Netflix in January.


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