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Volume 25 is the twenty-fifth volume of the manga series, Blue Exorcist (青の祓魔師 Ao no Ekusoshisuto) by Kazue Katō. The front cover features Yuri Egin.

Blurb[]

Fight hellfire with hellfire!

As his vision of the past draws to a close, an older Rin bears witness to the tragic climax of the Blue Night. He watches as Satan's cloned body can no longer contain the massive cosmic energies within him. The Knights of the True Cross are faced with an unprecedented crisis as a wave of destruction begins to sweep across the world. Although just a newborn, Rin is hugely powerful and his demon heart scourges the Knights of the True Cross with its fire. The blue flames continue to spread and no one will be spared their heat…[3]

The Story So Far[]

Unknown to Rin Okumura, both human and demon blood runs in his veins. In an argument with his foster father, Father Fujimoto, Rin learns that Satan is his true father. Satan suddenly appears and tries to drag Rin down to Gehenna because Rin has inherited his power. Father Fujimoto fights to defend Rin, but dies in the process. Rin decides to become an Exorcist so he can someday defeat Satan and begins studying at the Exorcism Cram School under the instruction of his twin brother Yukio, who is already an Exorcist.

Rin and the others succeed in defeating the Impure King, awakened by the former exorcist, Todo. Meanwhile, Yukio fights Todo, and as the battle rages, he senses the same flame in his own eyes as his brother.

Later, mysterious events begin occurring around the globe orchestrated by a secret society known as the Illuminati. Finally, the Japanese government publicly recognizes the existence of demons.

In order to learn about Satan inhabiting his left eye and the secrets surrounding his birth, Yukio tells Rin goodbye and goes to join the Illuminati. Rin realizes he too must know about his birth if he ever wants to see Yukio again, so he asks Mephisto about it and receives a key for traveling into the past.

As he observes the lives of Shiro and Yuri, Satan takes a corporeal form. Yuri keeps Satan company to prevent him from raging out of control, and he gradually falls in love with her.

They try to leave Asylum to live a quiet life, but the Order captures them. Then the Order learns the shocking fact that Yuri is pregnant and Satan is the father. The first of her twins to be born is Rin and he manifests the Blue Flame and begins attacking the surrounding exorcists. Meanwhile, Satan has been immobile due to the deterioration of his body, but he's back!![2]

In the next volume…[]

Rin returns to the present after witnessing the events of the Blue Night and the truth of his and Yukio's birth, With a new resolve to save his brother, Rin heads for the Dominus Liminis, the Illuminati skyship. The trouble is, Yukio doesn't want to be saved! With Satan inhabiting his eye, Yukio has already unleashed destruction on the ship, intending to take it down with him. As the Illuminati forces struggle to contain the damage, Rin arrives to confront Yukio. The brothers have the flame of Satan within them—will it destroy them both?

Foreword[]

I did more new pages than ever for this volume, so it turned out to be huge. Sorry about that. But I'm glad I could reach a good stopping point!

Please enjoy reading volume 25!

Cast of Characters[]

Info below retrieved from Viz Media.[2]

Rin Okumura

  • Born of a human mother and Satan, the God of Demons, Rin Okumura has powers he can barely control. After Satan kills Father Fujimoto, Rin's foster father, Rin decides to become an Exorcist so he can someday defeat Satan. Now a first-year student at True Cross Academy and an Exwire at the Exorcism Cram School, he hopes to someday become a Knight. When Yukio broke his Koma Sword, the power of Satan swallowed him, but Shiemi called him back to himself. He has traveled to the past to learn the circumstances surrounding his birth.

Mephisto Pheles

  • President of True Cross Academy and head of the Exorcism Cram School. He was Father Fujimoto's friend, and now he is Rin and Yukio's guardian. The number two power in Gehenna and known as Samael, King of Time.

Shiro Fujimoto

  • The man who raised Rin and Yukio. He held the rank of Paladin, but Satan possessed him and he gave his life defending Rin. There is a possibility that he was a clone of Azazel created by Section 13, but he made a deal with Mephisto to become a Exorcist. Later, he rose to the rank of Paladin.

Yuri Egin

  • Rin and Yukio's mother. She was an orphan, but after she met Shiro, Asylum took her in and she became an Exorcist. She is the only person Satan trusts and is pregnant with his child.

Satan

  • Rin and Yukio's father. He is connected to and rules over almost all demons. He occupies Section 13 to prevent the deterioration of his body, but the Order soon captures him during an escape attempt with Yuri. Later, the brain of the body he's possessing begins to deteriorate, rendering him only partially conscious. However, his obsession with Yuri causes him to returns.

Richard "Rick" Lincoln

  • An Exorcist raised with Yuri at Asylum. He's a Junior Exorcist Second Class and a Tamer. He's good friends with Shiro and Yuri.

Shiro's Men

  • Shiro selected them personally to assist him.

Tadashi Misumi

  • He was involved with researching clone technology at Section 13.

Igor Neuhaus

  • An expert in demon ecology at Section 13.

Nicolae Eminescu

  • A researcher at Section 13. He was leading research into cloning for Satan and Lucifer. His true identity is Drac Dragulescu.

Abel Franken

  • The 250th Paladin.

Shemihaza

  • A Grigori, one of the Order's highest-level advisors.

Jeremiah Uzai

  • Assists Shemihaza in the Grigori Agency.

Saburota Todo

  • Born into the famous Todo family, known for its expertise in magic seals. He visits Section 13 in the company of his older brothers, who have undertaken a request from Mephisto.

Tatsuma Suguro

  • Heir to the Myodha sect. He gives the Koma Sword to Shiro.

Lucy Yang

  • An Arch Knight from the China Branch.

Osceola Redarm

  • An Arch Knight from the Mexico Branch.

Lucifer

  • Known as the King of Light, he is the highest power in Gehenna aside Satan. The cloning and elixir research at Section 13 is for his sake. He swore fealty to Satan when Satan took corporeal form.

Yukio Okumura

  • Rin's brother. He's a genius who is the youngest student ever to become an instructor at the Exorcism Cram School. He has begun to question the righteousness of the Knights of the True Cross after learning that they are involved in cloning the demon kings, and he has gone to meet the Illuminati.

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