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Volume 26 is the twenty-sixth volume of the manga series, Blue Exorcist (青の祓魔師 Ao no Ekusoshisuto) by Kazue Katō. The front cover features Rin Okumura.


Fight hellfire with hellfire!

Now back in the present, and with the terrible, tragic knowledge of the truth of his and his brother's birth, Rin confronts Yukio aboard the stricken Illuminati airship, "Dominus Liminis". As the brothers face off, Satan does his best to drive them both further into his grip. Rin wants to bring Yukio back into the fold of the Knights of the True Cross, but Yukio is firm in his desire to force Rin to kill him. With the airship going down in flames, the battle for Yukio's soul begins…[3]

The Story So Far[]

Both human and demon blood runs in Rin Okumura's 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 travels into the past. For a time, he thinks he should never been born. However, he learns that Shiro and Yuri risked their lives to save and raised him and his brother, so he decides to keep on living in their honor. In the same way that he refused to give up, Rin also vows never to give up on Yukio.

Yukio defies the Illuminati and borrows the power of Lightning's familiars Vayu and Indra in an attempt to destroy the Dominus Liminis. Meanwhile, Rin uses a Kamikakushi Key to appear before Yukio!![2]

In the next volume…[]

Rin and Yukio fight it out on top of the flaming wreckage of the Illuminati airship. All his life Yukio has felt he was living in his brother's shadow. Thinking himself weak and full of self-doubt. What he never understood was just how much Rin relied on Yukio for his own strength. If the brothers can reconcile their feelings they just might be even stronger together. After all the action, the Exwires reunite and take a breather from the ordeal they've just been through. But the battle is not over yet…


I want to go to Atagawa Tropical & Alligator Garden. And I wanted to eat green tea ice cream, some delicious barbecue, fukuoka udon and yakitori. That's how I'm feeling.

Please enjoy reading volume 26.

Cast of Characters[]

Info below retrieved from Viz Media.[2]

Characters in the Past[]

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 traveled to the past to learn the circumstances surrounding his birth, and now he is determined to bring Yukio home.

Shiemi Moriyama

  • Daughter of the owner of Futsumaya, an Exorcist supply shop. She possesses the ability to become a Tamer and can summon a baby Greenman named Nee. After quitting the Exorcism Cram School, personnel from the Grigori Agency take her to a garden called El inside Vatican headquarters.

Ryuji Suguro

  • Heir to the venerable Buddhist sect known as Myodha in Kyoto. He wants to achieve the titles of Dragoon and Aria. He is Lightning's apprentice and they are conducting an investigation together.

Konekomaru Miwa

  • He was once a pupil of Suguro's father and is now Suguro's friend. He's an Exwire who hopes to become an Exorcist someday. He is small in size and has a quiet and composed personality.

Izumo Kamiki

  • An Exwire with the blood of shrine maidens. She has the ability to become a Tamer and can summon two white foxes. The Illuminati had taken her captive, but with help from Rin and the others, she escaped and settled her grudge against the insane professor Gedoin.

Lewin Light

  • An Arch Knight, he is Arthur's right-hand man as well as number two in the Order. An expert in Arias and summoning, he goes by the nickname Lightning. He is tracking down the connection between Dragulescu and Illuminati.

Lucy Yang

  • An Exorcist at the China Branch.

Osceola Redarm

  • An Exorcist at the Mexico Branch.

Igor Neuhaus

  • A Senior Exorcist First Class who holds the titles of Tamer, Doctor and Aria. Under orders from Mephisto, he was researching enhanced anti-demon compounds.

Arthur A. Angel

  • A Senior Exorcist First Class and the current Paladin. He's a survivor of Section 13 under suspicion of being a clone of a demon.

Jeremiah Uzai

  • An officer assisting the Grigori Agency. After the Blue Night, the Uzai family took in Arthur, making him Jeremiah's adoptive brother.


  • One of the highest-ranking demons, who are kin of Azazel, the King of Spirits. He is Lightning's familiar and has entered into a Contract of Morinath to obey Yukio.


  • See "Vavu"


  • A Cat Sidhe who was once Shiro's familiar. After Shiro's death, he began turning back into a demon. Rin saved him, and now the two are practically inseparable. His favorite drink is the catnip wine Shiro used to make.

Drac Dragulesc

  • An Arch Knight. As a researcher of Section 13, he was leading the research into cloning for Satan and Lucifer. He continued his research later and has been in secret communication with the Illuminati.

The Illuminati[]


  • Commander in chief of the Illuminati. Known as the King of Light, he is the highest power in Gehenna. He plans to bring back Satan and unite Assiah and Gehenna.


  • One of the Baal and known as the King of Water. Assistant director of the airborne research laboratory on Dominus Liminis.

Homare Todo

  • Leader of Phosphorus, an organization of guards directly under Lucifer's command. She is Saborota Todo's daughter and Shima's superior officer, and holds a rank of Adeptus Minor or higher.

Renzo Shima

  • Once a pupil of Suguro's father and now Suguro's friend. Currently, he is a double agent providing information to both the Illuminati and the Knights of the True Cross.

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 left the Knights of the True Cross and went over to the Illuminati, but now he has begun to rebel.


  • Rin and Yukio's father. He is connected to and rules over almost all demons. He has inhabited Yukio's eye to spy on Assiah.

Chapter List[]