Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Manga Review: Blue Exorcist

Welcome to the 2nd Edition of Kids Korner

I had my son (10 years old) do a review of this as he wanted to pick it up. It was something I had him do while out of school at the beginning of his vacation. He needs to read more and I thought this would be a fun way to get him involved.

Manga: Blue Exorcist
Story & Art: Kazue Kato
Distributor: VIZ Media
Reading Level: for Older Teen
Page Count: 200 Pages
Number of Volumes: Unknown - so far 2 volumes are out

Back Cover:

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. Can Rin fight demons and keep his infernal bloodline a secret? It won't be easy, especially when drawing his father’s sword releases the demonic power within him!

What made you buy this book?

Because in Manga Issue 5 [Shonen Jump Volume 5 - 2011] you get a preview.

What is the Story about?

This book is about a boy named Rin [and] how he finds out that he's 1/2 demon. When he sees Satan, [he] said "Lets got to Gehenna". But Rin said 'No!'. Satan tried to force him, but he got out.

Who are some of the main characters and who are they?

Rin - a person with a special personality
Yukio - a true Cross Academy Exorcism Teacher [and Rin's brother]
Mesphisto - President of the True Cross Academy

Who is your favorite character and why?

Rin, because of his "love to fight".

How do you rate this book (5 being the best) and why?

5 - Because of the illustration is great. This book made you want to read it over and over.

Will you buy the next volume?

YES!! :) and he actually did picked up volume 2


  1. Now did he really use the word "illustration" ??

  2. @Faery Choas ~ it was what he had written down on the paper he did.

  3. I think it's a great idea that you got your song involved with reading and writing! And the review is adorable and nicely written. ^ ^

  4. @Yi ~ I am trying to get him to do this most of the summer so he is ready for the 5th grade.

  5. @lovelyduckie ~ He is done his second volume and wants to know when the 3rd one is out


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