While many of us would probably scream at even the thought of a ghost being near us, Freshman Nimura Kensuke just thinks of it as a common everyday thing, seeing as how he has the uncanny ability to see so many of them on a daily basis. Things soon heat up for him when he meets a girl who changes his life from then on. Her name's Kagura, and she has the power to summon a mighty "spirit devourer"--otherwise known as a "Ga-rei"--called Byakuei. So, what's Nimura to do? Chase down the evil spirits and have Kagura summon the Ga-rei to devour them, of course!
This mini-review is based on the first 9 volumes of the Ga-Rei manga.With an (I can only asume) high-budget and awesome in nearly all aspects of awesomeness anime-prologue like that, surely the manga has to be something else, right? Wrong, well, it IS something else, but not in the good way. The first thing that bugged me, was that Kagura's personality is almost completely different from the anime... read more
Previously posted on the blog in a post titled Ga-rei... why, oh WHY?! I just finished reading Ga-rei and I must say I'm totally disappointed. The manga starts of as a decent (though somewhat generic) shounen. Boy meets girl (rather gets run over by her scooter) then boy and girl fight some evil spirits etc. It's that kind of cliche thing, but it's somewhat ok, until... ...it gets extremely cheesy halfway... read more
|Ga-rei - Tsuina no Shou||2008|
|Tokyo ESP x Ga-Rei: Shadow Walker||2014|
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