True Devilman (真・デビルマン, Shin Devilman) is a series of novels by Yasutaka Nagai, based on his brother Go Nagai's manga Devilman, with illustrations by the latter. It was published by Asahi Sonorama in four volumes in 1981. Revised editions were published in 1999 as Devilman: The Novel (デビルマン The Novel) by Dengeki, an imprint of MediaWorks.

The series served as the basis for the Devilman: The Birth and Devilman: The Demon Bird OVAs. A novelization of the first film, also written by Yasutaka, titled Shin Video Shosetsu – Devilman: Tanjo Hen (新ビデオ小説 デビルマン 誕生編), was published in 1987 with illustrations by Kazuo Komatsubara.

Differences from the mangaEdit

  • Akira Fudo's parents were studying demons with Ryo Asuka's father and got attacked by them while examining the Himalayas. Akira's father Reijiro was merged with a demon, while his mother was killed by Jinmen. Their assistant Yamanobe became a devilman and ultimately died trying to protect the Makimura family from the mob that eventually killed them.
  • Several characters who went unnamed during the origional manga are named includeing Kozo and Akiko Makimura the parents of Miki and Tare and Massami Izumi aka Devilman Puffurle, it also said that before her transformation  Massami was a school teacher.
Devilman media
Main series
Devilman - Shin Devilman - Devilman Lady - Neo Devilman - Amon: The Darkside of the Devilman - Devilman: Strange Days - Demon Knight - Devilman Saga
Side stories: Untitled story - One Summer Day - Fallen Angel - In the Dark - Ghost - Sirene: Tanjo Hen
Other manga
Devilman by Mitsuru Hiruta - Devilman by Masaru Isako - Devilman Battler - Toshin Devilman - Sirene-Chan - Devilman G
Devilman - Devilman: The Birth - Devilman: The Demon Bird - Amon: The Apocalypse of Devilman - Devilman Lady - Devilman Crybaby
Mazinger Z VS. Devilman (film - manga) - CB Chara Go Nagai World (OVA - manga) - Mazinger Angels vs Devilman
Dynamic Heroes - Devilman vs Getter Robo - Demon Lord Dante VS Getter Robo G - Devilman vs Hades - Cutie Honey vs Devilman Lady - Cyborg 009 vs. Devilman
Demon Lord Dante - Raijin Thunder - True Devilman - Devilman film - Gekiman
Suppliment Books
Devilman: Roman Album - Devilman Song Book - The Psychic World of Go Nagai - THE DEVILMAN - The Demon Bible - Devilman: The List - Go Nagai: All his works - Devilman: Design Works