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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: 8.021 (scored by 280336280,336 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #5652
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #277
Members: 672,360
Favorites: 13,617


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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.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Sabat, Christopher
Producer, ADR Director
Cook, Justin


Opening Theme

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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)

Jan 19, 2012
I'll be honest here. I don't usually go for long running shounens. Since my younger days of pokemon, digimon and yu-gi-oh (back before I'd even heard the term anime and just thought of them as cartoons), the longest anime series I've watched was 50 episodes, and that was only one show and took me forever to finish. High episode counts put me off. I like my stories to have an end. I like my battles not to drag on for five episodes. I like my plot arcs to end before I've had enough of them. When my characters have to get stronger, I like a ...
Mar 12, 2008
When i originally wrote this review (after watching the 72 episodes that had aired at that time), D.Grayman was #42 in "Popularity" on myanimelist.net and a very Popular Manga (#10). The show had a score of 7.8..BUT You might have noticed that the score and popularity you now see is much higher reason being the anime starts off fairly slowly and takes a while to kick into gear and progress the plot. But once its does you just might be a fan...

The Story has a very original plot. When I started this anime I immediately liked the concept of chosen humans + "innocence" = akuma ...
Feb 20, 2011
Mixed Feelings
Story - 5
The story was bad to say the least. It was badly paced as most of the time your stuck to seeing something between shonen- anime glued together with a lot of dramatism. And that means that action fight's are predictable and almost seem pointless and the Allen or Lenalle or other guys from the Order cry after almost every fight about something. The story had so much plot-holes that there were more holes then the plot. Also on the end all you get is about the same were this anime started. The last episode everyone is still fighting akuma's and more ...

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