Author(s): Kazue Kato
Raised by Father Fujimoto, a famous exorcist, Rin Okumura never knew his real father. One day a fateful argument with Father Fujimoto forces Rin to face a terrible truth - the blood of the demon lord Satan runs in Rin's veins Rin swears to defeat Satan, but doing that means entering the mysterious True Cross Academy and becoming an exorcist himself.
Trapped by Professor Gedoin in the hellish prison beneath Dream Town Inari, the Exwires must fight to survive and rescue Izumo. The more they learn about Professor Gedoin's plans, the more they realize the horror they face. Each will need to rely on their own strength, and each other, like never before. But Izumo is determined to meet her fate on her own and save her sister, even if it means her destruction What will Rin and his friends lose in order to win?
Manga creator, writer and illustrator Kazue Kato was born in Tokyo on July 20, 1980. In 2000, at age 19, she won the prestigious Tezuka Award for her work Boku to Usagi (Rabbit and I) published in Akamaru Jump. From 2005 to 2006 her series Robo to Usakichi, a sci-fi adventure featuring a rabbit (again!) was published in the monthly magazine Shonen Sirius (Kodansha). Her latest series, Blue Exorcist, began in Jump Square in April of 2009.