Nura: Rise of the Yokai ClanJuly. 05,2010
Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan, known in Japan as Nurarihyon no Mago, is a manga series written and illustrated by Hiroshi Shiibashi. The series was first published in Shueisha as a oneshot in 2007. The manga has been continuously serialized in the Japanese manga anthology Weekly Shōnen Jump since March 2008 and has been collected into 25 tankōbon volumes as of December 2012. A Drama CD was released in December 2009. An anime adaptation by Studio DEEN began airing in Japan on July 5, 2010, with the first season consisting of 26 episodes. Viz Media acquired the licensing rights for a North American release of the manga and anime adaptations. The anime episodes have been streamed on Viz Media's anime streaming site, Viz Anime, since July 2010, while the first manga volume was released February 2011.
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Having lost his father at an early age, young Rikuo Nura aspires to become the Supreme Commander of yokai just like his grandfather and late father did.
Ryuji Keikain and Mamiru Keikain, two onmyoji who are powerful enough to take down even Aotabo, have arrived in Ukiyoe Town.
Ryuji Keikain uses his Shikigami “Gyogen” to attack Rikuo, who defends himself with his blade. Ryuji halts his attack when he recognizes the blade as “Nenekirimaru,” a Spirit Blade that can only cut down yokai.
During the era when the Toyotomi clan ruled Japan, there lived a young woman known as Princess Yo, who could heal any wound or disease with her magical powers.
Nurarihyon enters Osaka Castle to rescue Princess Yo from Hagoromo-Gitsune.
Kiyotsugu proposes that the Kiyojuji Paranormal Patrol members visit Yura's home in Kyoto as part of a summer yokai research project.
At Oshu-Tono's Hidden Village, Rikuo spends his days in intense training.
In Kyoto, the Keikain seals are broken one after another by Hagoromo-Gitsune.
Rikuo completes his training and returns to Ukiyoe Town with the Tono-Yokai. Seeing the progress his grandson has made, Nurarihyon allows Rikuo to go to Kyoto.
Yura and Ryuji are forced to fight Akifusa.
The Kyoto Yokai are moments away from fulfilling their long-standing wish with only one seal remaining to break. Meanwhile, Rikuo and his clan members on board the Treasure Ship are about to enter Kyoto.
The Nura clan's Treasure Ship sustains heavy damage by the Kyoto yokai and begins to lose altitude.
At Fushime-Inari Shrine, Awashima the Amanojaku falls into a trap set by the Kyoto yokai 27-Faced-Senju-Mukade.
Having reunited with Yura, Rikuo is introduced to Hidemoto Keikain, the 13th Heir.
Rikuo is left severely beaten by Tsuchi-Gumo, when Gyuki arrives to take him to Mt. Kurama for treatment.
Hagoromo-Gitsune takes up residency in Nijo castle, having destroyed all eight of the onmyoji seals.
As the battle in Kyoto intensifies, the Keikain onmyoji and the Nura clan yokai realize that only by working together can they become a match against the Kyoto yokai.
During his training with Gyuki, Rikuo learns that by accepting his human side, and believing in his allies, he can become stronger.
The battle between Rikuo and Tsuchi-Gumo reaches its climax. Meanwhile, Nurarihyon enters Nijo Castle to confront Hagoromo-Gitsune for the first time in 400 years.
Hagoromo-Gitsune is about to give birth inside Nijo Castle’s Nuegaike pond. Rikuo and his allies race to stop Hagoromo-Gitsune from giving birth
Hagoromo-Gitsune has given birth to her son, Nue, and the Kyoto yokai rejoice.
Rikuo is overwhelmed by Hagoromo-Gitsune’s full power in her Nine-Tail form.
Abeno Seimei has been resurrected back into this world. With the Devil’s Blade in his hand, Seimei proclaims that he will build a demon capital.
In order to defeat the powerful Abe no Seimei, the Nura clan yokai and Tono yokai entrust their power of a Hundred Demons to Rikuo.