The past three years have been a festive celebration every time the author of Blue Exorcist Kazue Kato takes to Twitter for the twins’ birthday. December 27 is a very special day for Rin and Yukio Okumura. It is is a rare opportunity for the brothers to spend some downtime together and just chill for a bit.
The author and his characters thank their fans for their support and there’s a lot to look forward to in the upcoming days. ?A new chapter of the manga is coming up in Jump Sq. and collection 18 will be out on December 31. Meanwhile the Kyoto Saga anime will be released on January 6 per crunchyroll.com.
NEW SERIES NEWS: The saga premieres on 1/6/2017! Don't miss it! https://t.co/WSKkFegLrA
— Blue Exorcist (@BlueExorcistUSA) December 28, 2016
In order to mark their birthday this year, Kato’s illustration of the Kyoto Tower turned blue at exactly 7 p.m. This tower just happens to be the biggest structure in the city, having a 100-meter long observation deck and spire at 131 meters.
Blue Exorcist Season 2 News
The supernatural-themed action anime that is based on the manga series of Kazue Kato aired its first season in the Spring of 2011 and ended with 25 episodes that same year. It follows the story of Rin okumura, who is the heir of Satan. He’s on a journey to become the Paladin who is considered the top ranking exorcist. Rin wants to defeat his own father, Satan, who wishes to possess his body in order to walk the earthly realm, per jobshire.com.
When Blue Exorcist returns in 2017, old characters are expected to return and new ones will be added as well. It has been confirmed that season 2 will feature the Kyoto Impure King Arc.
Season 2 Synopsis
This upcoming season follows the story of Rin Okumura and his exorcist friends in the True Cross Academy. Their mission is to protect the ‘Right Eye of the Impure King’ from Todo who plans to steal it. Todo has already stolen the Left Eye. The Right Eye is in the possession of the Myoda Sect and Rin has to assist in protecting it from Todo. It is believed that when the two eyes are combined, the Impure King will meet his resurrection. This is the same evil ruler who massacred
thousands of people during the 19th century. Rin will also have to face the truth when his friends discover that he’s the child of Satan.
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