Sumimura Yoshimori is a Kekkaishi – an inheritor of the power to battle demons, using barriers called kekkai. His family is charged with protecting the grounds of Karasumori high school, a building which magnifies the power of demons who enter it. Helping him are his spirit-wolf companion Madarao, and next door-neighbor Yukimura Tokine, the daughter of a rival clan. Years ago, Tokine was injured protecting Yoshimori, and now he is determined to become strong enough to keep her from being hurt again. Of course, he'd rather bake his exquisite cakes than have to fight demons at all, but fate has something else in store! As a shadowy demon organization moves to steal Karasumori's power, can Yoshimori overcome legions of demons, a centuries-old family rivalry, and a grandfather who just can't understand his love for baking?
I would never have guessed they would actually make an anime based on the old Solomon’s Key videogame… Animated by Studio Sunrise, which means it will have cool robots… What? It doesn’t have robots? In that case it doesn’t have anything cool. Directed by Kodama Kenji who is somewhat famous for his work in City Hunter and Case Closed. He is not bad but surely has no... read more
**This review contains some minor spoilers** When fifty-two epsides isn't nearly enough, that's a sign that what you're watching is something really special. Kekkaishi was a show that I started watching basically because I wanted to watch an anime as it aired, on Cartoon Network. So (more or less) every Saturday at 11:30 p.m., I dutifully watched the show. Prior to the start, I read some reviews... read more