Blue Exorcist (Franchise)

‘Blue Exorcist’ is a Japanese dark fantasy manga by Kazue Kato, centering on Rin Okumura, a teenager who learns he and his twin brother are Satan’s sons. After Satan kills their guardian, Rin aims to become an exorcist at True Cross Academy to defeat his demonic father. Serialized since April 2009, the manga has 29 volumes as of July 2023. Viz Media handles North American production. A-1 Pictures produced the anime adaptation aired from April to October 2011, with a movie in 2012 and a second season, “Kyoto Saga,” in 2017. The third season, “Shimane Illuminati Saga,” by Studio VOLN was released in January 2024.