New Anime Horizan – Soul Eater


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Technically this anime isn’t new to me. I watched the anime to completion although it deviated from the manga. I was keeping up with the manga and enjoying it but I got side tracked. Furthermore, this series was monthly which can be difficult to keep up with. I would often go months without remembering the manga was released. I stopped at around 90 (out of 113) but have basically forgotten most of it. So to remedy this I just decided to start from the beginning.

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Soul Eater

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Maka and Soul doing Soul Resonance

Soul Eater is a manga written and illustrated by Atsushi Ōkubo. This series revolves around three teams of pairs. Each pair consists of a “meister” and a weapon. The teams are Maka and her partner Soul Eater, Black Star and Tsubaki Nakatsukasa , Death the Kid and Liz and Patty Thompson. Each team attempts to accomplish the goal of becoming a death scythe. In order to do this they must kill 99 evil humans and one witch and eat their souls.

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Generally I really like this anime/manga. The story is intriguing and I love the characters. The tone of the series features the typical silly to serious that most anime/manga series posses. I also find the art style to be impressive and unique. From what I remember I would recommend this series to anyone who’s looking for a good read.

soul-eater-2726609All images from http://www.mangareader.net

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