Soul Eater (manga)

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Soul Eater is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Atsushi Ōkubo.wikipedia
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Yen Press

The manga has been licensed for distribution in North America by Yen Press.
During New York Comic Con 2008, Yen Press announced that the titles Soul Eater, Nabari no Ou, Sumomomo Momomo, Bamboo Blade, and Higurashi When They Cry would run in their monthly anthology magazine Yen Plus.

Atsushi Ōkubo

Soul Eater is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Atsushi Ōkubo. After the end of his first manga series, B.Ichi, Atsushi Ōkubo created a one-shot story called "Soul Eater" published in Gangan Powered.
Atsushi Ōkubo (born September 20, 1979), also romanized as Atsushi Ohkubo, is a Japanese manga author and fantasy artist known for his work on the manga series Soul Eater, which has been adapted into an anime.

Bones (studio)

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A 51-episode anime adaptation produced by Bones aired on TV Tokyo in Japan from April 2008 to March 2009; Funimation licensed the anime series for North American distribution. A 51-episode anime adaptation was directed by Takuya Igarashi and produced by Bones, Aniplex, Dentsu, Media Factory, and TV Tokyo; Bones and Aniplex were responsible for the animation and music production respectively.
It has produced numerous series, including Noragami, Wolf's Rain, Scrapped Princess, Eureka Seven, Angelic Layer, Darker than Black, Soul Eater, Ouran High School Host Club and two adaptions of the Fullmetal Alchemist manga along with Star Driver, Gosick, Mob Psycho 100, Space Dandy, and My Hero Academia.

Soul Eater Not!

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A manga series that runs alongside the main series, titled Soul Eater Not!, began serialization in Monthly Shōnen Gangan on January 12, 2011.
It is a spin-off of the main series, Soul Eater, taking place prior to the events of the manga.

List of Soul Eater characters

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The school is run by Shinigami, also known as Death, as a training facility for humans with the ability to transform into weapons, as well as the wielders of those weapons, called meisters .
The Soul Eater manga and anime series features an extensive cast of fictional characters created by Atsushi Ōkubo.

Gangan Comics

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The manga is published by Square Enix and was first released as three separate one-shots serialized in two Gangan Powered special editions and one Gangan Wing in 2003. After the end of his first manga series, B.Ichi, Atsushi Ōkubo created a one-shot story called "Soul Eater" published in Gangan Powered.
Its magazines are home to some popular manga series which were adapted into anime series, like Fullmetal Alchemist, Moribito: Guardian of the Spirit, Nabari no Ou, Inu x Boku SS, and Soul Eater.

Square Enix

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The manga is published by Square Enix and was first released as three separate one-shots serialized in two Gangan Powered special editions and one Gangan Wing in 2003.
Titles published by Gangan Comics include Fullmetal Alchemist, Soul Eater, and many others.

Yen Plus

The English translation of Soul Eater was serialized in Yen Press' Yen Plus manga anthology magazine starting in July 2008, and the first manga volume was released in October 2009.

Death (personification)

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The school is run by Shinigami, also known as Death, as a training facility for humans with the ability to transform into weapons, as well as the wielders of those weapons, called meisters . Trying to make the latter a "death scythe" and thus fit for use by the academy's headmaster Shinigami, the personification of death, they must collect the souls of 99 evil humans and one witch, in that order; otherwise, they will have to start all over again.
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Shinigami

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Trying to make the latter a "death scythe" and thus fit for use by the academy's headmaster Shinigami, the personification of death, they must collect the souls of 99 evil humans and one witch, in that order; otherwise, they will have to start all over again.
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TV Tokyo

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A 51-episode anime adaptation produced by Bones aired on TV Tokyo in Japan from April 2008 to March 2009; Funimation licensed the anime series for North American distribution. A 51-episode anime adaptation was directed by Takuya Igarashi and produced by Bones, Aniplex, Dentsu, Media Factory, and TV Tokyo; Bones and Aniplex were responsible for the animation and music production respectively.
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B. Ichi

After the end of his first manga series, B.Ichi, Atsushi Ōkubo created a one-shot story called "Soul Eater" published in Gangan Powered.
The creator, Atsushi Ōkubo, later became well known for his hit series Soul Eater.

Tomoko Kawase

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The second opening theme is "Papermoon" by Tommy heavenly 6 from episode 31 onward; the single was released on December 10, 2008 by DefStar Records.
Her songs appeared in various anime including Paradise Kiss, Mobile Suit Gundam 00, Soul Eater, Pokémon, Gin Tama, and Bakuman.

Yumiko Kobayashi

Of the cast used for the drama CD, only Black Star's voice actress Yumiko Kobayashi was retained for the anime voice cast. The second single by Yumiko Kobayashi (Black Star) and Kaori Nazuka (Tsubaki) was released on September 3, 2008, and the third single by Mamoru Miyano (Kid), Akeno Watanabe (Liz), and Narumi Takahira (Patty) was released on October 1, 2008.
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Soul'd Out

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The third closing theme is "Bakusō Yume Uta" by Soul'd Out's Diggy-Mo from episode 27 to 39; the single was released on November 26, 2008 by Sony Music Entertainment Japan.
He launched his first solo effort, the single Bakusou Yume Uta, on 2008 November 26. It was used as the 3rd ending theme of the anime Soul Eater.

Toonami

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The anime made its North American television debut when it aired on the Funimation Channel on September 6, 2010; it aired on Adult Swim's Toonami block in North America from February 17, 2013.
On February 16, Soul Eater began airing on Toonami, replacing Samurai 7.

Takuya Igarashi

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A 51-episode anime adaptation was directed by Takuya Igarashi and produced by Bones, Aniplex, Dentsu, Media Factory, and TV Tokyo; Bones and Aniplex were responsible for the animation and music production respectively.

Mamoru Miyano

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The second single by Yumiko Kobayashi (Black Star) and Kaori Nazuka (Tsubaki) was released on September 3, 2008, and the third single by Mamoru Miyano (Kid), Akeno Watanabe (Liz), and Narumi Takahira (Patty) was released on October 1, 2008.
He is best known for his roles on Steins;Gate, Durarara!!, Death Note, Soul Eater, Wolf's Rain, Ouran High School Host Club, Ajin: Demi-Human, Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Tokyo Ghoul, Free!, Mobile Suit Gundam 00, Hunter x Hunter, Chihayafuru, Bungo Stray Dogs, Uta no Prince-sama and Zombieland Saga.

Chiaki Omigawa

The first character song maxi single sung by Chiaki Omigawa (Maka) and Kōki Uchiyama (Soul) was released on August 6, 2008 by Aniplex.
Her debut anime voice role was in Soul Eater as the lead character Maka Albarn.

Papermoon (song)

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The second opening theme is "Papermoon" by Tommy heavenly 6 from episode 31 onward; the single was released on December 10, 2008 by DefStar Records.
"Papermoon" was featured as the second opening song to the anime Soul Eater.

Kōki Uchiyama

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The first character song maxi single sung by Chiaki Omigawa (Maka) and Kōki Uchiyama (Soul) was released on August 6, 2008 by Aniplex.
He has voiced many male lead characters in anime shows such as Soul Eater Evans in Soul Eater, Banagher Links in Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn, Yoshino Takigawa in Blast of Tempest, Natsuno Yuuki in Shiki, Ichika Orimura in Infinite Stratos, Raku Ichijo in Nisekoi, and Yū Otosaka in Charlotte.

Akeno Watanabe

The second single by Yumiko Kobayashi (Black Star) and Kaori Nazuka (Tsubaki) was released on September 3, 2008, and the third single by Mamoru Miyano (Kid), Akeno Watanabe (Liz), and Narumi Takahira (Patty) was released on October 1, 2008.
Some of her notable voice roles include Mao in Tales of Rebirth, Chachamaru in Negima! Magister Negi Magi, Liz Thompson in Soul Eater, Rito Yuuki in To Love-Ru, Robin Sena in Witch Hunter Robin, Halle Lidner in Death Note, and Hitch Dreyse in Attack on Titan.

Kana Nishino

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The second closing theme is "Style" by Kana Nishino from episode 14 to 26; the single was released on August 13, 2008 by Sony Music Entertainment Japan.
Her third single, "Style", was used as the second ending theme song for the anime series Soul Eater and her fourth single "Make Up" is used in the ONA Chocolate Underground from UK's miniseries Bootleg with one of its b-sides, "Kirari", as an insert song.

Toku (TV network)

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The anime made its North American television debut when it aired on the Funimation Channel on September 6, 2010; it aired on Adult Swim's Toonami block in North America from February 17, 2013.
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Shōnen manga

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Ōkubo also stated he made the hero (or heroine) of the series, Maka, a female to differ from the traditional male hero found in most shōnen manga.
Some examples include Fullmetal Alchemist, Inuyasha, Attack on Titan, Ranma ½, Fairy Tail, Gunslinger Girl, The Qwaser of Stigmata, WataMote, Nisekoi, Strawberry Marshmallow and Soul Eater.