Nura: Rise of the Youkai Clan

Alt title: Nurarihyon no Mago

TV (24 eps)
4.125 out of 5 from 11,845 votes
Rank #940

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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(Sub) Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan Trailer image

Episode 1

(Sub) Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan Trailer

(Sub) Becoming the Lord of Pandemonium image

Episode 1

(Sub) Becoming the Lord of Pandemonium

(Sub) Poison Wings Flutter in the Bamboo Thicket image

Episode 2

(Sub) Poison Wings Flutter in the Bamboo Thicket

(Sub) Yura Keikain and the Kiyojuji Paranormal Patrol image

Episode 3

(Sub) Yura Keikain and the Kiyojuji Paranormal Patrol

(Sub) The Rat of Darkness Devours the Cat image

Episode 4

(Sub) The Rat of Darkness Devours the Cat

(Sub) Red Plum Blossoms On the Demons’ Mountain image

Episode 5

(Sub) Red Plum Blossoms On the Demons’ Mountain

(Sub) A Trap Is Set On the Evil Mountain image

Episode 6

(Sub) A Trap Is Set On the Evil Mountain

(Sub) Darkness Moves On the Night of the New Moon image

Episode 7

(Sub) Darkness Moves On the Night of the New Moon

(Sub) Cold-Blooded Umewakamaru image

Episode 8

(Sub) Cold-Blooded Umewakamaru

(Sub) Gyuki’s Beloved Nura Clan image

Episode 9

(Sub) Gyuki’s Beloved Nura Clan

(Sub) Eating the Fruit from Beyond the Evil Mirror image

Episode 10

(Sub) Eating the Fruit from Beyond the Evil Mirror

(Sub) The Vanguard Wind Blows from the West image

Episode 11

(Sub) The Vanguard Wind Blows from the West

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Reviews

ThatAnimeSnob's avatar
ThatAnimeSnob 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

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Kasarian Jun 20, 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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