High School DxD (Japanese: ハイスクールD×D Hepburn: Haisukūru Dī Dī, alternatively written as Highschool DxD) is a Japanese light novel series written by Ichiei Ishibumi and illustrated byMiyama-Zero. The story centers on Issei Hyodo, a perverted high school student who is killed by his first date, revealed to be a fallen angel, but is later revived as a devil by Rias Gremory to serve her and her devil family.
High School DxD began serialization in Fujimi Shobo's Dragon Magazine in its September 2008 issue. The first volume was released on September 20, 2008, with a total of eighteen volumes available in Japan as of June 20, 2014 under their Fujimi Fantasia Bunko imprint. A manga adaptation by Hiroji Mishima began serialization in the July 2010 issue of Dragon Magazine, and later in the March 2011 issue of Monthly Dragon Age, with eighteen volumes currently available as of July 2014. An anime adaptation by TNK aired on AT-X and other networks from January 6, 2012 to March 23, 2012. The anime is licensed in North America by Funimation, in the United Kingdom by Manga Entertainment and in Australia by Madman Entertainment, however Madman is currently unable to release the series in New Zealand due to it being refused classification. A second season, called High School DxD New (ハイスクールD×D NEW Haisukūru Dī Dī Nyū), also aired from July 7, 2013, to September 22, 2013. A third anime television series, called High School DxD BorN (ハイスクールD×D BorN Haisukūru Dī Dī Bōn), premiered on April 5, 2015.