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 by Miyama-Zero. The story centers on Issei Hyodo, a perverted high school student who is killed by his first date who is revealed to be a fallen angel and is soon 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 seventeen volumes available in Japan as of February 22, 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 four volumes currently available as of January 9, 2013. 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 Entertainment, UK by Manga Entertainment and in Australia and New Zealand by Madman Entertainment, however at the moment Madman is 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.