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Synonyms: D. Gray-man, D. Grey-man
Japanese: ディー・グレイマン
English: D.Gray-man
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Type: TV
Episodes: 103
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 3, 2006 to Sep 30, 2008
Premiered: Fall 2006
Broadcast: Tuesdays at 18:00 (JST)
Licensors: Funimation
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, AdventureAdventure, FantasyFantasy
Themes: MythologyMythology, Super PowerSuper Power
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 8.011 (scored by 288546288,546 users)
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Ranked: #6362
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Popularity: #294
Members: 697,094
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Losing a loved one is so painful that one may sometimes wish to be able to resurrect them—a weakness that the enigmatic Millennium Earl exploits. To make his mechanical weapons known as "Akuma," he uses the souls of the dead that are called back. Once a soul is placed in an Akuma, it is trapped forever, and the only way to save them is to exorcise them from their vessel using the Anti-Akuma weapon, "Innocence."

After spending three years as the disciple of General Cross, Allen Walker is sent to the Black Order—an organization comprised of those willing to fight Akuma and the Millennium Earl—to become an official Exorcist. With an arm as his Innocence and a cursed eye that can see the suffering souls within an Akuma, it's up to Allen and his fellow Exorcists to stop the Millennium Earl's ultimate plot: one that can lead to the destruction of the world.

[Written by MAL Rewrite]


D.Gray-man is based on Katsura Hoshino's manga series of the same title. The anime adapts the first 158 chapters from the first 16 volumes, while adding anime exclusive content, mainly during the first half of the series.

FUNimation Entertainment licensed and released only the first 51 episodes of D.Gray-man. The explanation they provided for not acquiring the remaining episodes was that there were licensing issues with Dentsu. However, on June 30, 2016, it was announced that Funimation acquired the rights the second half of the anime.

Characters & Voice Actors


Sabat, Christopher
Producer, ADR Director
Cook, Justin


Opening Theme

Apple Music
Amazon Music
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1: "INNOCENT SORROW" by abingdon boys school (eps 1-25)
2: "Brightdown" by Tamaki Nami (eps 26-51)
3: "Doubt & Trust" by access (eps 52-76)
4: "Gekidou" by UVERworld (eps 77-106)

Ending Theme

1: "Snow Kiss" by NIRGILIS (eps 1-13)
2: "Pride of Tomorrow" by JUNE (eps 14-25)
3: "Yume no Tsuduki e" by surface (eps 26-38)
4: "Antoinette Blue" by Kitade Nana (eps 39-51)
5: "Anata ga Koko ni Iru Riyuu" by Rie fu (eps 52-64)
6: "Wish" by Sowelu (eps 65-76)
7: "Regret" by Hoshimura Mai (eps 77-89)
8: "Changin" by Stephanie (eps 90-103)

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Jul 17, 2024
"D.Gray-man" is a captivating blend of dark fantasy and action, centered around Allen Walker, a young exorcist marked by a cursed eye. His journey unfolds against the backdrop of battling Akuma, soulless creatures crafted by the malevolent Millennium Earl.

The anime boasts visually striking animation, especially during its intense battle sequences, complemented by unique and memorable character designs. Each character, from allies to adversaries, enriches the story with depth and intrigue.

What sets "D.Gray-man" apart is its exploration of themes like friendship, sacrifice, and resilience, resonating deeply through the bonds among the exorcists.

In summary, "D.Gray-man" is essential viewing for fans of supernatural action. Its blend of humor, ...
Jan 27, 2024
Mixed Feelings
D.Gray-Man traces the journey of 15-year-old Allen Walker as he strives to defeat the Millenium Earl, aided by his allies in the Black Order. Exorcists, members of the Order, aim to locate and safeguard scattered Innocence shards globally. The narrative revolves around the conflict between the Noah Clan, under the Earl's influence, and the Black Order.

While its concept lacks originality and often feels like a dramatized Bible story with its strong Christian themes, it overcomes this preachiness through compelling character development. The initial episodes may seem dull, and a significant filler arc during the search for Marshall Cross disrupts the flow. It also falls into ...
Jan 9, 2024
Oh my god, if it wasn't for this being part of my childhood, I wouldn't have bothered finishing it, I think I would've legit dropped it.

The first 5-10 episodes or so were hype, I really like the vibe and what it's trying to tell and show us, but oh my god, the following episodes after that up until episode 50ish were some endless rollercoaster filler ride. I was watching, right? and then thought to myself "When will the story start picking up?" because every episode is just the same formula, they go to a new place, new side characters get introduced and ooohhh suddenly there's ...

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