Erin: I’ve wanted to do something like this for a while — you know, answering questions from my email in the comic. So here’s the first one… Email: According to Hellsing philosophy, a person *must* be a virgin in order to become a vampire, right? And it seems pretty clear that Alucard is Dracula is… Continue reading Doujinshi-Ka’s Inbox: Is Alucard a virgin?
In the sense of “go easy on yourself,” not “be a slacker who doesn’t try.” Erin: Now, here’s a loaded question if I ever heard one. Email: Where do you get your ideas? Erin: The simple answer is: I think them up. As for the complex answer… First of all, whenever you get an idea,… Continue reading Doujinshi-Ka’s Inbox: Where do you get your ideas?
These two do indeed appear in the main series, and bring the awesome. At some point I will switch Heinkel’s hair color from blonde to light brown, because there are Too Many Blondes In Hellsing. (Count ’em sometime.) And now it’s time to pay a visit to the doujinshika’s inbox Erin: Ooh, we’ve got a… Continue reading Doujinshi-Ka’s Inbox: Integra’s name / Introducing Heinkel and Yumie/ko
There are actually more Alex fangirls/boys in this storyline than there are for Integra. What gives? And now it’s time to pay a visit to… the doujinshi-ka’s inbox Erin: Today I’m not going to answer a question someone sent to my inbox… instead I’ll share an answer someone sent. The question was asked by me… Continue reading Doujinshi-Ka’s Inbox: Where are the Integra fangirls?
Erin: I’ve gotten a lot of questions about the fangirl storyline — some over email, and some in other ways, like over IM or in person — so I’m tackling them all at once. We’ll stat with an easy one: 1. “How many fangirls are there?” All totaled, there are seventy-eight. 2. “How many people… Continue reading Doujinshi-Ka’s Inbox: Fangirl FAQ Edition
And now it’s time to pay a visit to… the doujinshi-ka’s inbox Erin: Shortly before an anime convention, I got a somewhat panicked email containing the following text: Email: I’m cosplaying as Integra, but I have no idea how to tie that tie she wears!! To do this I found one key piece of advice… Continue reading Doujinshi-Ka’s Inbox: Integra’s tie
Direct quote. (Alas, we broke up before figuring out how to get through to the Hellsing universe.) Erin: This email was phrased with a lot of politeness and “no offense”s, but the gist of the question was this: Email: Are you a lesbian? Erin: Now, how shall I put this… [Smooch] Erin: Does that answer… Continue reading Doujinshi-Ka’s Inbox: Is Erin a lesbian?
Check out translations & scans. Erin: I think we can lump these two together for answering, don’t you? [They’re also from the same person, actually: just sent at different times…] Email 1: Do you know how many volumes of Hellsing are out in Japan? Has it ended yet or will we have many more months… Continue reading Doujinshi-Ka’s Inbox: How many Hellsing volumes are there?
There still isn’t a Season 2 for the original anime, but eight months after this was posted, it was officially announced that they were making an OVA. Email 1: When’s the second season of Hellsing coming out? Email 2: So I heard they’re working on a second season of Helping. Anybody know the details? Erin:… Continue reading Doujinshi-Ka’s Inbox: No Second Season of Hellsing
Erin: I got an email from an AxI fan who professed that she was “totally convinced of A x I in the anime” but went on to confess the following: Email: In the manga, I’m starting to have my doubts though. Because… isn’t manga Alucard a total [censored] who kills large numbers of people just… Continue reading Doujinshi-Ka’s Inbox: Does Alucard kill just because he can?