Ranked #1348
Ga-Rei (Manga)


Alternative Titles

English: The Enchained Spiritual Beast Ga-Rei
Japanese: 喰霊


Type: Manga
Volumes: 12
Chapters: 52
Status: Finished
Published: Oct 26, 2005 to Jan 26, 2010
Authors: Segawa, Hajime (Story & Art)
Serialization: Shounen Ace


Score: 7.891 (scored by 9058 users)
Ranked: #13482
Popularity: #111
Members: 19,328
Favorites: 916
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While many of us will probably scream at even the thought of a ghost being near us, Freshman Nimura Kensuke just thinks of it as a common everyday thing, seeing as how he has the uncanny ability to see so many of them on a daily basis. Things soon heat up for him when he meets a girl who changes his life from then on. Her name is Kagura, and she has the power to summon a mighty "spirit devourer"—otherwise known as a "Ga-rei"—called Byakuei. So, what's Nimura to do? Chase down the evil spirits and and have Kagura summon the Ga-rei to devour them, of course! Now, come feast on their adventures like some ravenous Ga-rei!

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Spin-off: Ga-Rei: Tsuina no Shou
Adaptation: Ga-Rei: Zero
Other: Tokyo ESP x Ga-Rei: Shadow Walker


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May 24, 2013
Even though the introduction makes the impression that this manga is an episodic-styled, comedic, and typical ghost-exterminating story, it is really not. Ga-rei really is a plot-intensive (heavily involved in a lot of mysteries of the past), action-packed, and intense light-romance manga.

In fact, I call the broad category of manga that possess the level of intensity in works such as Ga-rei: epicness! Seriously. Just when the protagonist fell into an absolutely despairing situation, Kensuke always does something epic that saves the day. Anyways, that feeling just can’t be put into words…

Another one of the biggest strengths that Ga-rei has is the way it narrates the read more
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Jul 8, 2008
So “Ga-rei” is a story about spirits; ghosts; beasts; beautiful and strong girls and a funny and somewhat too high-and-mighty, perverted main character.
The art is innovative, the story is interesting, though it has some well known ideas presented in a new, amusing way.The fight chapters are not too long or boring. It has a little light love story too.
I especially liked the ideas of “the little cute girl and her pet - the big bad beast connected to her soul” and the main character’s thoughts (exactly what any person in the situation would think )… Although I gave it just 8 for story, read more
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Both of the main characters have the ability to see spirits, and both of them meet, seemingly by accident, a girl who not only sees spirits but makes it her business to exorcise them.
Both male leads possess the ability to see the supernatural. Ga-Rei contains more action while xxxHolic is creepier and is about the main character getting pulled into supernatural matters.

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