History Manga / BlueExorcist

8th Dec '17 7:35:53 PM theknack101
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** The Inari Arc has [[spoiler: [[Film/ShaunOfTheDead zombies in a shopping mall]] and ones that are [[VideoGame/TheLastOfUs parasectic in nature (though demons instead of fungus)]]]]. It also has a MadScientist's quest for [[spoiler: immortality]] produce [[spoiler: zombies as part of the failures and even sets them on the hero(es)]]. [[Anime/{{Mnemosyne}} Hmmmm...]]even the main characters' first names are [[GenderBlenderName (very)]] similar...

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** The Inari Arc has [[spoiler: [[Film/ShaunOfTheDead [[Film/DawnOfTheDead zombies in a shopping mall]] and ones that are [[VideoGame/TheLastOfUs parasectic in nature (though demons instead of fungus)]]]]. It also has a MadScientist's quest for [[spoiler: immortality]] produce [[spoiler: zombies as part of the failures and even sets them on the hero(es)]]. [[Anime/{{Mnemosyne}} Hmmmm...]]even the main characters' first names are [[GenderBlenderName (very)]] similar...
4th Dec '17 2:37:37 PM theknack101
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** Chapter 96: [[spoiler: After being broken out of prison by Rin and co, Yukio decides to defect to the Illuminati. When Rin tries to stop him from leaving, Yukio shoots Rin in the face. Rin recovers fast enough due to his demonic powers, but Yukio's manifest moments later, allowing him to stop Rin's attack.]]


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** At the end of chapter 96, [[spoiler:Yukio shoots Rin in the face. With a real bullet this time.]]
14th Nov '17 10:16:50 AM Leidolf
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* BrokenMasquerade: [[spoiler:Demons start appearing in masm and on television, leading to the True Cross Academy eventually having to give at least an abridged explanation that demons really do exist.]]

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* BrokenMasquerade: [[spoiler:Demons start appearing in masm and on television, leading to the True Cross Academy eventually having to give at least an abridged explanation that demons really do exist. Once the gate opens fully, everyone starts seeing them.]]


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* TheUnmasquedWorld: [[spoiler:With the opening of the artificial gate in Chapter 95, everyone the world over can see demons and spirits.]]
25th Oct '17 8:09:30 AM reathfroge
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** Angel and Neuhaus play this trope completely straight - while other exorcists don't mind demons that aren't actively hostile or harmful towards humans, Angel hates demons in general and never has anything nice to say to Mephisto or Rin despite their fight against Satan while Neuhaus hates any spawn of Satan
** And then played [[WhamEpisode horrifyingly]] straight by ''[[spoiler: Yukio]]'' as it turns out.

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** Angel and Neuhaus play this trope completely straight - while other exorcists don't mind demons that aren't actively hostile or harmful towards humans, Angel hates demons in general and never has anything nice to say to Mephisto or Rin despite their fight against Satan while Neuhaus hates any spawn of Satan
** And then played [[WhamEpisode horrifyingly]] straight by ''[[spoiler: Yukio]]'' as it turns out.
anything related to Satan due to losing his family and eye in the Blue Night.



** Chapter 94: [[spoiler:Surviving his suicide attempt the previous chapter due to his satanic heritage flaring up, Yukio confronts Mephisto at gun point on a stage in front of many other people and demands Mephisto tell him where he and Rin came from. When Mephisto refuses, Yukio shoots him in the head in front of everyone and gets arrested. Mephisto states that due to expending so much energy stopping time around the man-made Gehenna Gate that he he could actually die from the bullet to his head with the energy he has left, so his only options are to undo the spell on the Gehenna gate to heal himself, or die which would cause said spell to break anyway. As the spell breaks on the gate, demons begin to spill out, forcing Angel and other exorcists on site to retreat.]]

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** Chapter 94: [[spoiler:Surviving his suicide attempt the previous chapter due to his satanic heritage flaring up, Yukio confronts Mephisto at gun point on backstage before a stage in front of many other people press conference and demands Mephisto tell him where he and Rin came from. When Mephisto refuses, refuses and begins his speech at the podium, Yukio shoots him raises his gun from backstage - and sees as Mephisto is shot in the head in front of everyone and gets arrested.forehead. Yukio is arrested as a suspect for the shooting. Mephisto states that due to expending so much energy stopping time around the man-made Gehenna Gate that he he could actually die from the bullet to his head with the energy he has left, so his only options are to undo the spell on the Gehenna gate to heal himself, or die which would cause said spell to break anyway. As the spell breaks on the gate, demons begin to spill out, forcing Angel and other exorcists on site to retreat.]]
5th Oct '17 8:37:23 PM theknack101
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** Chapter 94: [[spoiler:Surviving his suicide attempt the previous chapter due to his satanic heritage flaring up, Yukio confronts Mephisto at gun point on a stage in front of many other people and demands Mephisto tell him where he and Rin came from. When Mephisto refuses, Yukio shoots him in the head in front of everyone and gets arrested. Mephisto states that due to expending so much energy stopping time around the man-made Gehenna Gate that he he could actually die from the bullet to his head with the energy he has left, so his only options are to undo the spell on the Gehenna gate to heal himself, or die which would cause said spell to break anyway. As the spell breaks on the gate, demons begin to spill out, forcing Angel and other exorcists on site to retreat.]]
3rd Oct '17 7:29:17 PM reathfroge
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** Chapter 48. Holy SHIT. [[spoiler: The spy is ''Shima Renzo'' and he successfully captures his target - Izumo.]]
** Chapter 64-65 manages to go and ''top it''! [[spoiler: Shima turns to be a double agent...and this is known by the Illuminati higher ups, who are using him just like Mephisto is by sending him back to the Academy and cram school.]]
** And then ch 67! [[spoiler: Yukio encountered Lucifer in Inari. And he's getting ''worse''.]]
** Along comes ch72 [[spoiler: Yukio ''jumps off'' a building to try to unlock his powers.]]
** Chapter 75 reveals [[spoiler: Shura is going to die soon.]] The following chapter goes on to explain [[spoiler: her entire line is made up of women who only live until they are 30 and give birth to another child, all for the sake of the demon their ancestress Tatsuko made with the demon Hachiro.]]
** Followed by ch80 [[spoiler: having Renzo give the weakened Hachiro to the Illuminati and the reveal that the Illuminati is soon to make their move...]]
** Chapter 86: [[spoiler:Mephisto was cloning bodies for the Demon Kings to possess to stave off Lucifer trying to destroy the world because he didn't want to die. One of those bodies was eventually the one used for Satan to possess, meaning Rin and Yukio's father.]]
** Chapter 87: [[spoiler:Shiemi has decided to quit becoming an exorcist and instead inherit her mother's shop.]]

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** Chapter 48. Holy SHIT. [[spoiler: The Shima is revealed to be an Illuminati spy is ''Shima Renzo'' and as he successfully captures his target - Izumo.]]
** Chapter 64-65 manages to go and ''top it''! [[spoiler: Shima turns to be a double agent...and this is known by the Illuminati higher ups, who are using him just like Mephisto is by sending him back to the Academy and cram school.]]
** And then ch 67! [[spoiler: Yukio encountered Lucifer in Inari. And he's getting ''worse''.]]
** Along comes ch72 [[spoiler: Yukio ''jumps off'' a building to try to unlock his powers.]]
** Chapter 75 reveals [[spoiler: Shura is going to die soon.]] The following chapter goes on to explain [[spoiler: her entire line is made up of women who only live until they are 30 and give birth to another child, all for the sake of the demon their ancestress Tatsuko made with the demon Hachiro.]]
** Followed by ch80 [[spoiler: having Renzo give the weakened Hachiro to the Illuminati and the reveal that the Illuminati is soon to make their move...]]
** Chapter 86: [[spoiler:Mephisto was cloning bodies for the Demon Kings to possess to stave off Lucifer trying to destroy the world because he didn't want to die. One of those bodies was eventually the one used for Satan to possess, meaning Rin and Yukio's father.]]
** Chapter 87: [[spoiler:Shiemi has decided to quit becoming an exorcist and instead inherit her mother's shop.
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28th Sep '17 5:56:15 PM theknack101
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* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: A minor example, but the True Cross Academy blazers start out being dark green, but quickly become black.

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* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: A minor example, but the True Cross Academy blazers start out being dark green, green (as you can see in the page image at the top), but quickly become black.
4th Sep '17 7:27:13 PM theknack101
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A new anime covering the Impure King arc [[http://www.crunchyroll.com/anime-news/2016/06/29/2017-blue-exorcist-tv-anime-announcement-spotted aired in 2017]] as part of the Winter2017Anime lineup.

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A new anime covering the Impure King arc [[http://www.crunchyroll.com/anime-news/2016/06/29/2017-blue-exorcist-tv-anime-announcement-spotted aired in 2017]] as part of the Winter2017Anime lineup.
lineup. The English dub for the season can be found on Hulu.
4th Sep '17 5:04:43 PM theknack101
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* FunnyBackgroundEvent: While Bon and Shima are talking to each other right after [[spoiler:Rin destroyed the Impure King]], Rin is giving Konekomaru a somewhat vigorous head rub with Konekomaru telling him it doesn't feel good and to stop.
4th Sep '17 2:01:03 PM theknack101
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* Foreshadowing: At one point, Yukio is trying everything he can to [[spoiler:awaken his demon gene, doing stuff like nearly drowning himself and throwing himself off a tall building (which works momentarily). He nearly shoots himself in the head moments after before getting stopped by a phone call.]] Mephisto tells him to cut it out, and we don't know if his last attempt would have worked. That is until [[spoiler:he [[DrivenToSuicide attempts to seriously kill himself with his gun]] and which point his demonic gene does activate.]]

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* Foreshadowing: {{Foreshadowing}}: At one point, Yukio is trying everything he can to [[spoiler:awaken his demon gene, doing stuff like nearly drowning himself and throwing himself off a tall building (which works momentarily). He nearly shoots himself in the head moments after before getting stopped by a phone call.]] Mephisto tells him to cut it out, and we don't know if his last attempt would have worked. That is until [[spoiler:he [[DrivenToSuicide attempts to seriously kill himself with his gun]] and which point his demonic gene does activate.]]
** Near the beginning of the story when all the characters are still fresh students and testing their aptitude for demon summoning, Bon and Konekomaru both say they can't naturally summon anything while holding summoning paper. They turn to Shima, not holding any paper, who simply smiles and shrugs. [[spoiler:It turns out he can naturally summon a high level fire familiar without even needing summoning paper, which he hides until he reveals his role as a double agent for the Illuminati.
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