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Synonyms: Kekkaishi Ayakashi Hojinden
Japanese: 結界師
English: Kekkaishi
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Type: Manga
Volumes: 35
Chapters: 345
Status: Finished
Published: Feb 18, 2004 to Apr 6, 2011
Genres: Action Action, Adventure Adventure, Award Winning Award Winning, Supernatural Supernatural
Theme: Mythology Mythology
Demographic: Shounen Shounen
Serialization: Shounen Sunday
Authors: Tanabe, Yellow (Story & Art)


Score: 8.001 (scored by 1354613,546 users)
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Ranked: #7622
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #581
Members: 30,143
Favorites: 871


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Volumes: /35
Chapters: /345


By night, junior high student Yoshimori Sumimura is a "kekkaishi"—a demon-hunter who specializes in creating magical barriers around his prey. By day, Yoshimori's got some other demons to battle: an addiction to sweets and a seriously crotchety grandfather! Yoshimori's pretty 16-year-old neighbor and childhood friend, Tokine Yukimura, is also a kekkaishi, but their families are feuding over who is the true practitioner of the art.

(Source: VIZ Media)


Kekkaishi was published in English by VIZ Media under the Shonen Sunday imprint from May 3, 2005 to December 11, 2012.

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Feb 21, 2024
nice :3

Really good characters with cool designs and powers. The art fits the story perfectly too. Everything was just super good and enyoable to read. Altough some characters were a little rushed speciely the mc's brother. Maybe if the story was longer he and some other characters would not have been so rushed but it's not a big deal, because instead the author chose to develope the story and push it forward. I think it made the story so much more lively. You understod the story had a lot of moving pieces that had their own goals and ideas. Witch moved the story forward.

The art ...
Mar 13, 2023
It’s been over a decade since I’ve read/watched this series. While I was watching other popular animes I suddenly remembered about kekkaishi and how actually underrated this series is….There are so many things that new fans of anime would consider as novel in their favs, but there are so many gems out there who have already explored those concepts, characters and what not….Kekkaishi is one of those gems for sure.

The anime isn’t complete but I’d recommend you to watch the anime first and then read the series from the start although the anime adaptation follows the manga totally. But DEFINITELY READ after the anime ...
Feb 2, 2021
I just finished this series. The conclusion at the end was a bit rushed in my opinion but it doesn't mean it wasn't good. This series was actually great and very enjoyable. I just wished there were more of Sen and Soji at the last few volumes because they're my favorite characters. I also loved the art style so much. It was very solid and clean and I think it suited the story well.


**Sealing the adorable Chushinmaru at the end and Yoshimori creating a version of himself and Gen in the world he created, those actually made me emotional and sad.**

Nevertheless, I still ...

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