Nurarihyon no Mago

Alt titles: Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan

TV (24 eps)
4.072 of 5 from 7,955 votes
Rank #672

It is said that the spirit who stood at the helm of the night parade of a hundred demons was the supreme commander of all monsters and lord of Pandemonium, Nurarihyon. Young Rikuo comes from the bloodline of Nurarihyon and is one-quarter demon. Though he has the ability to communicate with, and command youkai he has no intention of succeeding his grandfather as head of the Nura clan, instead choosing to live a normal human life. However, with his family and aides all waiting for him to fully accept the succession and his ‘Night Rikuo’ alter-ego determined to become the next leader, can the young schoolboy fight his fate as a Nura to lead the night parade?

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roriconfan's avatar by roriconfan on Apr 24, 2012
Score: 4/10

Nurarihyon no Mago is an almost typical shonen show with an almost typical premise. Why “almost” you may ask? Well, the lead character is voiced by Jun Fukuyama, and that magically makes everything look better for the casual viewers. Damn, how easy it is for people to like a show for what is going on behind the scenes and not on the stage. If the above magician’s trick isn’t enough to... read more

Kasarian's avatar by Kasarian on Jun 19, 2015
Score: 3/10

I have seriously no idea why anyone would like this series. The pacing is terrible (24 episodes that with cutting out entire filler could have made a above average 1 season), characters are bland and there's just too many of them, lastly - the story, "character development" and ending itself is just plain dumb... "Story" and Characters SPOILER ALERT - do not read next paragraph if do... read more

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Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan (Pilot) 2007
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