Blue Exorcist, Volume 9 (Paperback)
Viz Media, 9781421554778, 192pp.
Publication Date: April 2, 2013
The breakout manga and animation hit of 2011. Volume 1 stayed on the Bookscan Top 50 for over 26 weeks. Raised by Father Fujimoto, a famous exorcist, Rin Okumura never knew his real father. One day a fateful argument with Father Fujimoto forces Rin to face a terrible truth - the blood of the demon lord Satan runs in Rin's veins Rin swears to defeat Satan, but doing that means entering the mysterious True Cross Academy and becoming an exorcist himself. Reads R to L (Japanese Style) for teen plus audiences.
About the Author
Manga creator, writer and illustrator Kazue Kato was born in Tokyo on July 20. In 2000, she won the prestigious Tezuka Award for her work Boku to Usagi (The Rabbit and Me) published in Akamaru Jump. From 2005 to 2006 her series Robo to Usakichi, a sci-fi adventure featuring a rabbit (again!) was published in the monthly magazine Shonen Sirius (Kodansha). Her latest series, Blue Exorcist, began in Jump Square in April of 2009.