Students by day, demon hunters by night!
Reads R to L (Japanese Style), for audiences T.
By night, teenager Yoshimori Sumimura is a "kekkaishi"a demon-hunter who specializes in creating magical barriers around his prey. By day, Yoshimori's got other demons to battle: an addiction to sweets and a seriously crotchety grandfather! Yoshimori's pretty neighbor and childhood friend, Tokine Yukimura, is also a kekkaishi, but their families are feuding over who is the true practitioner of the art.
Yoshimori is trapped in a formless void! The next day, the founding master of the kekkaishi himself appears at Yoshimori’s home and offers to train him in a unique kekkai style. Is Yoshimori’s visitor friend or foe? And why is he also offering to train the vicious Ogi heir, Shichiro...? Meanwhile, the witch Kakeru plans her revenge...
About the Author
Yellow Tanabe's first manga story, "Yami no Naka" (In the Dark), received an honorable mention in Shogakukan's prestigious Shinjin Comic Taisho (Newcomer's Award for Comics). Her first published manga, Lost Princess, debuted in 2002. Kekkaishi first appeared in 2003, in Weekly Shonen Sunday.