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Nurarihyon no Mago

Nurarihyon no Mago

Alternative Titles

English: Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan
Synonyms: Grandchild of Nurari Hyon, The Grandson of Nurarihyon
Japanese: ぬらりひょんの孫

Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: 25
Chapters: 218
Status: Finished
Published: Mar 10, 2008 to Dec 28, 2012
Authors: Shiibashi, Hiroshi (Story & Art)
Serialization: Shounen Jump (Weekly)

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Score: 8.071 (scored by 13692 users)
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Ranked: #8112
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Popularity: #215
Members: 29,073
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Synopsis

Rikuo Nura appears to be an ordinary middle school student. Appearances, however, can be deceiving. In reality, the young boy has one-fourth of youkai blood and is the heir to a large clan of youkai led by his grandfather, Nurarihiyon. As a small child, he was told that youkai often perform evil deeds, leading to his reluctance to succeed the Nura Clan and doing whatever he could to avoid his destiny.

During the night, Rikuo undergoes a transformation into a fearsome youkai who resembles Nurarihiyon in his prime. Realizing that he can use his power to protect others, he accepts his inheritance, aiming to unite all the youkai factions across Japan and establish his own "Night Parade of a Hundred Demons."

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Background

Nurarihyon no Mago was published in English as Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan by VIZ Media under the Shonen Jump imprint from February 1, 2011 to February 3, 2015; and in Italian as I Signori dei Mostri by Panini Comics under the Planet Manga imprint from April 25, 2010 to May 31, 2014.

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More reviewsReviews

Jun 12, 2017
xiliqs (All reviews)
I decided to write this review because all other people that wrote the reviews here haven't finished the manga....

So first I need to say that I watched both seasons of the anime, and after that I decided to read the manga (started on chapter 134 until 210 and then read the 5 omakes that come after)

I will be sincere, the story starts slow, but after a while it gets really good.
The second main arc (with Hagoromo Gitsune) is the best for me... after that the manga gets a little bit slow again, but then it get's better, SO DON'T GIVE UP

The manga got axed by read more
May 15, 2018
CriticalSmash (All reviews)
One of the better new ear shonen but its ending forces it to get knocked down a bit.

The main feature of this manga was its art, which was done beautifully. I like the character designs which felt with the main art style. It was gritty yet at times beautiful. The villains were bizarre but not over the top. Some of them had depth while others were a bit lacking especially the rat youkais.

I give the author props for not dragging the story on but I felt like the ending was gone too quickly which makes it feel empty. The ending is similar to read more
Jul 25, 2018
PharuanUndearth (All reviews)
It's quite a bit to unpack and all this 210 chapter series. Not really wanting to go an exposition, unless I really like the series I could go on for ages talking about the series. It's not that the series was bad or uninteresting it's just for some reason the last 10 chapters took me about 2 weeks to read, that's why it took me a month to read all this. Either I would fall asleep while reading the chapters or I would fall asleep with my phone in my hand right before I opened up the app to read. I would be at work read more
May 27, 2010
Cobbles (All reviews)
Preliminary
Nurarihyon no Mago had a really bumpy start in my opinion. The first couple chapters were generic, the lead was boring, way too many characters to care about, and it was pretty boring. The whole "youkai" angle just seemed like a cheap gimmick to cover up how utterly bland and mediocre it felt. However despite that, I continued because I thought it had some potential and man oh man did it really become something else. The beginning is EASILY the worst part of the manga. Unlike most shounen, where strong beginnings are the norm, Mago plays it completely differently and does the opposite. It starts read more

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