Manga UK Acquires Blue Exorcist (Updated)

posted on by Andrew Osmond
Reported in Neo magazine; Manga also confirms sub-only 2-DVD release.

The May 2012 issue of Neo magazine reports Manga UK has acquired the rights to the supernatural series Blue Exorcist, although no release date has been confirmed.

The 25-part series focuses on Rin Okumura, a boy raised by a famous exorcist named Father Fujimoto. After an argument between the two, Rin discovers he is the son of Satan. Rin decides to fight his fate by joining the True Cross Academy to become an exorcist and defeat demons. However, when he draws his father's sword, it releases a dark power within him.

The series was directed by Tensai Okamura (Darker than Black) and animated by A-1 Pictures (Black Butler, Welcome to the Space Show).

Update - Manga tweeted "Blue Exorcist will be sub only, DVD. 2 x double disc volumes. Coming Soon."

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