Ao no Exorcist

Blue Exorcist

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Synonyms: Ao no Futsumashi
Japanese: 青の祓魔師(エクソシスト)
English: Blue Exorcist
German: Blue Exorcist
Spanish: Blue Exorcist
French: Blue Exorcist
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Type: TV
Episodes: 25
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 17, 2011 to Oct 2, 2011
Premiered: Spring 2011
Broadcast: Sundays at 17:00 (JST)
Licensors: Aniplex of America
Studios: A-1 Pictures
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, FantasyFantasy
Themes: MythologyMythology, SchoolSchool
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.491 (scored by 11488731,148,873 users)
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Ranked: #18382
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Popularity: #41
Members: 1,911,605
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Humans and demons are two sides of the same coin, as are Assiah and Gehenna, their respective worlds. The only way to travel between the realms is by the means of possession, like in ghost stories. However, Satan, the ruler of Gehenna, cannot find a suitable host to possess and therefore, remains imprisoned in his world. In a desperate attempt to conquer Assiah, he sends his son instead, intending for him to eventually grow into a vessel capable of possession by the demon king.

Ao no Exorcist follows Rin Okumura who appears to be an ordinary, somewhat troublesome teenager—that is until one day he is ambushed by demons. His world turns upside down when he discovers that he is in fact the very son of Satan and that his demon father wishes for him to return so they can conquer Assiah together. Not wanting to join the king of Gehenna, Rin decides to begin training to become an exorcist so that he can fight to defend Assiah alongside his brother Yukio.

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Ao no Exorcist was licensed by Aniplex and simulcasted in North America. Due to the fact that the source material is on-going, the anime adaption of Ao no Exorcist diverges from it at key points, leading to an anime-exclusive ending.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Maruyama, Hiroo
Okamura, Tensai
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard


Opening Theme

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1: "CORE PRIDE" by UVERworld (eps 1-12)
2: "IN MY WORLD" by ROOKiEZ is PUNK'D (eps 13-25)
3: "Trailblazer" by Rin Okumura (Nobuhiko Okamoto)

Ending Theme

1: "Take off" by 2PM (eps 1-12)
2: "Wired Life" by Meisa Kuroki (eps 13-25)
3: "dedicate" by Yukio Okumura (Jun Fukuyama)


Sep 12, 2023
Blue Exorcist was an unoriginal yet great anime that definitely had it's good and bad moments. Blue Exorcist can be faulted for it's unoriginal, demon based story which did change it's pacing a lot throughout the entirety of the anime. The story centers around your typical protagonist, rebel frowned upon hero Rin Okurmura training to become a demon exorcist. The story telling eventhough can be seen as 'rushed' is explained and detailed well making it an enticing yet easy to understand plot. It has certain sparks which makes it incredibly unique and inviting but can still include your typical anime clichés

Certain parts of the anime ...
Mar 15, 2023
Mixed Feelings
Well, I have never felt more mixed feelings in any other anime than this anime. The story is really great and innovative but I didn't like the way they presented it. The main characters were on the screen almost all the time while the secondary characters were almost away all the show or were present but had no interference or were useless. The drawing style is just amazing with fantastic animation. I believe there were a few filler episodes like the birthday episode and such and you can skip them.

Might be slightly spoiling but I'll try not to: In the end, I really didn't like ...
Sep 28, 2023
Jujur sebenarnya anime ini bagus dari segi jalan ceritanya, cuma apa yang saya tak suka adalah yuri, ibu nya Rin dan Yukio yang ingin berteman dengan para syaitan, jujur itu karakter yuri itu sesat weh, kerana ingin manusia berteman dengan syaitan? What The Fish Man!

Penyebab mengapa saya tidak merekomendasikan anime ini bukan kerana anime ini jelek dari segi animasi ataupun ceritanya, ceritanya bagus, animasinya okelah gak kayak ep ep, dan semua karakter nya pun menarik, dan ada tiga karakter favorite saya iaitu Rin, kuro dan Shiemi, yang buat saya tidak rekomendasi kerana anime ini sedikit sesat sikit, kerana ada yang kata mereka bukan seperti ...

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