An akuma is a soul which has been brought back to life through sadness and despair with the powers of Millenium Earl. Their mission is to terrorize the earth and all who dwell within it. The Black Order is a group of Exorcists that have sworn to cleanse the souls of the akuma, and collect the substance known as "innocence". This powerful substance can be used as an anti-akuma weapon, and ultimately can help destroy the evil Millenium Earl. Allen Walker is a young Exorcist who has the ability to tell who is human and who is an akuma with the help of his cursed eye. Together with the Black Order, Allen must find all 109 pieces of innocence to protect the world and defeat Earl.
D.Gray-man is your standard shounen fare, which made the mistake of being produced by TMS Entertainment, a studio that never produced an above average work (its best attempts were this one, Hundred Stories, and Kenichi). But even if we discard that issue, it is still an average shounen to begin with.
Besides the gothic motif, the animation is not... read more
|D.Gray-Man Reverse (Light Novel)||2005|