Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan

Alt title: Nurarihyon no Mago

Vol: 25; Ch: 210
2008 - 2012
4.27 out of 5 from 1,436 votes
Rank #1,327
Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan

Rikuo grew up in a house full of yokai, so he always thought they were cool. But the kids in his class talk about yokai like they're bad! When his grandfather announces Rikuo as his chosen heir to run the Nura clan, Rikuo is torn between his human nature and his duties as a yokai. The rest of the clan's not so crazy about a wimpy part-human as their ruler, particularly Gagoze, a high-ranking yokai who would rather eat a human than be ruled by one.

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PharuanUndearth's avatar
PharuanUndearth Jul 25, 2018
Score 6.8/10

It's quite a bit to unpack and all this 210 chapter series. Not really wanting to go an exposition, unless I really like the series I could go on for ages talking about the series. It's not that the series was bad or uninteresting it's just for some reason the last 10 chapters took me about 2 weeks to read, that's why it took me a month to read all this. Either I would fall asleep while reading the chapters or... read more

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TheClosetP Dec 13, 2010
Score 7.5/10

When I first heard of Nurarihyon, I had mixed feelings which included thoughts of an Inuyasha character rip-off or Katekyo Hitman Reborn in a more mello atmosphere. Yet, Nurarihyon no Mago strays from the stereotypical Shounen manga of action after action chapters and gives accurate insight on Japanese folklore. The plot involves a young boy named Rikuo, who is 1/4 youkai and lives with a hundred other... read more

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