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Soul Eater

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Japanese: SOUL EATER
English: Soul Eater
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Type: Manga
Volumes: 25
Chapters: 117
Status: Finished
Published: Jun 24, 2003 to Aug 12, 2013
Genres: Action Action, Fantasy Fantasy, Supernatural Supernatural
Demographic: Shounen Shounen
Serialization: Shounen Gangan
Authors: Ookubo, Atsushi (Story & Art)

Statistics

Score: 8.091 (scored by 7713677,136 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #5512
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #39
Members: 172,840
Favorites: 9,648

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Synopsis

Death City is home to the Death Weapon Meister Academy, established by Shinigami—the grim reaper himself. Created to maintain peace, the academy trains Meisters and Demon Weapons—people who take on the form of a weapon—to defend humanity against evil. The ultimate goal of a Meister is to create a "Death Scythe" worthy of being wielded by Shinigami. To do this, their weapon partner must consume the souls of 99 wicked humans and one witch.

Maka Albarn and her partner Soul Eater "Soul" Evans are two students who hope to make a Death Scythe. They are joined by the boisterous Black☆Star and his partner Tsubaki Nakatsukasa, as well as the perfectionist Death the Kid—simply known as Kid—and his partners, the twins Patricia "Patty" and Elizabeth "Liz" Thompson. These ambitious students all work towards becoming the ultimate Meister and Demon Weapon team, through misadventures, missions, and many class trials.

However, many mysteries surround them, and as new enemies are discovered and secrets are revealed, Maka, Soul, and their friends must fight to protect the academy, Death City, and the world itself from enemies far worse than humans.

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Background

Soul Eater was published in English by Yen Press from October 27, 2009 to March 24, 2015, as well as in eBook format from April 8, 2014 to March 24, 2015. It was also published in Spain by Norma Editorial from September 1, 2010 to October 1, 2014, and in Brazil by Jbc from July 2012 to August 2014. It has been published in Argentina by Ovni Press since September 29, 2017.

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Oct 28, 2015
After I watched Soul Eater, everyone said, “The manga ending is better.” So I decided to take them up on that and read it.

Why oh why did I finish this manga? Because I’m an idiot?

Maybe.

More likely than not it's because I wanted to reach this “better ending”. While I’ll admit that “bravery” isn’t the best ending to a series, the Soul Eater anime surpasses the manga.

Let’s break down why, shall we?

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May 29, 2015
I can't recommend this manga enough, the only slight downside I can think of is that the art style changes very slightly. The later volumes have absolutely astounding art, incredibly detailed and intricate. The characters are really likeable and develop a lot over the story. One thing I found really cool is the little details that become really important later on, it makes the story feel well thought out and crafted. Another thing I really enjoyed is how this manga never takes it self too seriously right down to the last chapter, it manages to be deep and engaging while also being light hearted ...
Dec 20, 2014
This was great. It's a twister of action, comedy, and incredible neuroticism. The characters act together in great tandem, the subject starts out quite fun and dives into serious territory. It is very classic in many senses, but the twist is in its neuroticism. This manga really pulls the reader in.

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