Kekkaishi, Volume 31

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VIZ Media LLC, Apr 10, 2012 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 200 pages
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Students by day, demon hunters by night!

Reads R to L (Japanese Style), for audiences T.

By night, teenager Yoshimori Sumimura is a "kekkaishi"--a demon-hunter who specializes in creating magical barriers around his prey. By day, Yoshimori's got other demons to battle: an addiction to sweets and a seriously crotchety grandfather! Yoshimori's pretty neighbor and childhood friend, Tokine Yukimura, is also a kekkaishi, but their families are feuding over who is the true practitioner of the art.

Yoshimori is trapped in a formless void! The next day, the founding master of the kekkaishi himself appears at Yoshimori’s home and offers to train him in a unique kekkai style. Is Yoshimori’s visitor friend or foe? And why is he also offering to train the vicious Ogi heir, Shichiro...? Meanwhile, the witch Kakeru plans her revenge...

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Kekkaishi is basically a demon hunting manga. Let's not bother getting into the specifics, as they really don't make a difference. The main character is a kid in junior high who's secret family ... Read full review

Kekkaishi, Volume 8 (Kekkaishi)

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Yoshimori and Tokine are rival kekkaishi, or barrier masters, who are pledged to protect mystical Karasumori Forest from demon ayakashi who want to absorb the site's power. When a mysterious band of ... Read full review

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About the author (2012)

Yellow Tanabe's first manga story, "Yami no Naka" (In the Dark), received an honorable mention in Shogakukan's prestigious Shinjin Comic Taisho (Newcomer's Award for Comics). Her first published manga, Lost Princess, debuted in 2002. Kekkaishi first appeared in 2003, in Weekly Shonen Sunday.

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