integra cel

Hellsing, OVA
Episode two
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small integra screencap

Integra has got to be my favorite Hellsing character. She is also one of my favorite anime characters overall. It's so great to see such a strong woman. I like the fact that her strength is not measured by how beautiful she looks or how sexy she behaves. Her strengths are deeper and much more admirable. This is a woman who does not need to wear skimpy clothes to charm men into doing what she impulsively wants them to do. Instead, she carefully considers difficult moral choices and makes the best decision she can. She gives the order and expects to be obeyed.