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Volume 6 is the sixth volume of the manga series, Blue Exorcist (青の祓魔師 Ao no Ekusoshisuto) by Kazue Katō. The front cover features Renzo Shima.

Blurb[]

This section, or a part of it, has been transcluded from Volume 5; any changes involving it should be made there instead. / 

In heads of the various Myodha temple families gather to discuss recent events surrounding the Eyes of the Impure King. Revelations at the meeting only deepen suspicion of Suguro's father, Tatsuma, and angry accusations follow. Tatsuma's silence on the matter isn't helping either. Amid all the swirling distrust, Rin tries to make sense of things but struggles to keep his flame in check. Then Rin receives a letter that may shed more light on the current situation, and the secret past![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.

It is now summer vacation, but the Exorcism Cram School students must undergo a special training camp in the woods. After a difficult test and a frightening encounter with Amaimon, everyone learns that Rin is the son of Satan. Rin is forced to appear as evidence at an inquiry of Mephisto by the Knights of the True Cross. The court lets Rin go on the condition that he pass the Exorcist Certification Exam in six months. Under the supervision of Shura and Yukio, he begins learning to control his flame.

On the first day of training, someone steals the Left Eye of the Impure King from the academy's Deep Keep and Yukio gets a phone call informing him of an emergency summons. The culprit behind the crisis is Saburota Todo, a former teacher who has since joined the demons…

After failing to capture Todo, Rin and Yukio go with the other students to the Kyoto Filed Office to help guard the Right Eye of the Impure King. This is Rin's first activity with the other cram school students since the inquiry and an apparently unbridgeable rift has opened between them…[2]

In the next volume…[]

Mamushi and Todo now have both eyes of the Impure King and are headed for the temple that was once the center of the Myodha sect. Mamushi wants to seal the eyes away, but may be too late to realize Todo's true purpose—the awakening of the Impure King! Meanwhile, Rin learns more about Father Fujimoto's connection to Tatsuma and the origin of the Koma Sword. Rin will need the weapon and all of his strength to face the terrible power of the Impure King

Foreword[]

We've reached the middle of this long story arc. It goes on for just a bit longer!

And something amazing happened. Blue Exorcist "is going to be an anime!" I can't wait!

Now enjoy volume 6!

Cast of Characters[]

Info below retrieved from Viz Media.[2]

Knights of the True Cross[]

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 he draws the Koma Sword, he manifests his infernal power in the form of blue flames.

Yukio Okumura

  • Rin's brother. Hoping to become a doctor, he's a genius who is the youngest student ever to become an instructor at the Exorcism Cram School. An instructor in Demon Pharmaceuticals, he possesses the titles of Doctor and Dragoon.

Shiemi Moriyama

  • Daughter of the owner of Futsumaya, an exorcist supply shop. Inspired by Rin and Yukio, she became an Exwire and hopes to someday become an Exorcist. She has the ability to become a Tamer and can summon a baby Greenman.

Ryuji Suguro

  • Heir to a venerable temple in Kyoto. After the Blue Night, he became an Exwire and hopes to become an Exorcist someday. He wants to achieve the titles of Dragoon and Aria.

Renzo Shima

  • Once a pupil of Suguro's father and now Suguro's friend. He's an Exwire who wants to become an Aria. He has an easygoing personality and is totally girl-crazy.

Konekomaru Miwa

  • Like Shima, he was once a pupil of Suguro's father and is now Suguro's friend. He's an Exwire who hopes to become an Aria someday. He is small in size and has a quite 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. Her friend Paku quit school, but Izumo has continued attending.

Shura Kirigakure

  • An upper-rank special investigator dispatched by Vatican Headquarters to True Cross Academy. A Senior Exorcist First Class who holds the titles of Knight, Tamer, Doctor and Aria. She was once Father Fujimoto's pupil and he asked her to teach swordsmanship to Rin.

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. His behavior is suspicious, and all details about his true identity are shrouded in mystery.

Shiro Fujimoto

  • The man who raised Rin and Yukio. He was a priest at True Cross Church and a famous Exorcist. He held the rank of Paladin and once taught Demon Pharmaceuticals. Satan possessed him and he gave his life defending Rin.

Kuro

  • 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.

Tatsuma Suguro

  • Ryuji's father and the leader of the Myodha sect. He doesn't appear to be doing anything to rebuild his temple. People consider him to be an immoral monk, and Ryuji is disgusted with him.

Torako Suguro

  • Ryuji's mother. She runs the Toraya Inn and secretly uses the proceeds from it to prop up the family temple.

Yaozo Shima

  • Renzo's father. A Senior Buddhist Exorcist First Class holding the classifications of Knight and Aria. In Myodha, he is an Archpriest, one rank beneath Tatsuma.

Juzo Shima

  • Second son of the Shima family. A Senior Buddhist Exorcist Secon Class holding the classifications of Knight and Aria. He looks cool and collected on the outside, but is actually short-tempered.

Kinzo Shima

  • The fourth son of the Shima family. An Intermediate Buddhist Exorcist Second Class holding the classifications of Knight and Aria. Like Juzo, he's always ready for a fight.

Uwabami Hojo

  • A Senior Buddhist Exorcist First Class holding the classifications of Tamer and Aria. Like Yaozo, he is an Archpriest helping lead the Myodha sect.

Mamushi Hojo

  • An Intermediate Buddhist Exorcist First Class holding the classifications of Tamer and Aria. She can summon Nagas into her hands. She is at odds with the Shima boys, who also come from a bloodline of priests.

Demon[]

Saburota Todo

  • He comes from an honorable family that has supplied the Order with Exorcists for generations. However, he has joined the demons and stolen the Left Eye of the Impure King. The Order has revoked his Exorcist's License and issued a warrant for his arrest.

Chapter List[]

  • Chapter 20: Traitor「裏切者 Uragiri Mono
  • Chapter 21: Calamity「転変 Tenben
  • Chapter 22: Flare-up「炎火 Enka
  • Chapter 23: The Father's Story「父語り Chichi Gatari
  • Bonuses:
    • Bonus Chapter 1: "Phantom Train"「幽霊列車 (ファントムトレイン) Fantomu Torein
    • Bonus Chapter 2: "Kuro Runs Away"「クロの家で Kuro no Ie de
    • Comic Strip with Kato-san

Characters Introduced[]

True Cross Order[]

Myōō Dharani[]

Gallery[]

References[]

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