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Soul Eater  
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From Yen Press:

Maka is a weapon meister, determined to turn her partner, a living scythe named Soul Eater, into a powerful death scythe — the ultimate weapon of Death himself! Charged with the task of collecting and devouring the tainted souls of ninety-nine humans and one witch, Maka and her fellow meisters strive to master their weapons as they face off against the bizarre and dangerous minions of the underworld. But the meisters’ own personal quirks may prove a bigger obstacle than any sultry enchantress!


Related Series
Soul Eater Not! (Side Story)
Soul Eater Soul Art (Spin-Off)

Associated Names
Пожиратель душ

Groups Scanlating
A Willful Muse
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Latest Release(s)
c.113 (end) by Vortex-Scans (997d ago)
c.113 (end) by MangaStream (1021d ago)
c.112 by Vortex-Scans (1033d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
25 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?

Anime Start/End Chapter
Ends at Volume 10. Chapter 37 the story diverges.

User Reviews

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User Rating
Average: 8.2 / 10.0 (1317 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.16 / 10.0
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Last Updated
March 16th 2016, 1:26pm PST



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Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Shounen Gangan (Square Enix)
Yen Plus (Yen Press)

Licensed (in English)

English Publisher
Yen Press (25 Volumes - Complete)

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #833 increased(+103)
Monthly Pos #1201 increased(+191)
3 Month Pos #1487 increased(+108)
6 Month Pos #1654 decreased(-215)

List Stats
On 4222 reading lists
On 1341 wish lists
On 1866 completed lists
On 279 unfinished lists
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Forum Posts
Is it worth finishing it? 793 days, 11 hours, 44 minutes ago
Series That Follows the Manga? 1069 days, 19 hours, 3 minutes ago
Soul Eater to End in 2 More Chapters 1085 days, 6 hours, 13 minutes ago
Chapter 86 1830 days, 10 hours, 50 minutes ago
Should I read it? 1863 days, 1 hours, 6 minutes ago

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One of the best mangas out there.   
Rating: N/A
by MLE
November 8th, 2008, 1:57pm
I love the humor in this series XD it has it's serious side to it. but the humor is plain great. I love death the kid and his "little obsession" about symmetry. I recommend reading it if you want a good laugh smile Wonderful originality by the way.
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Rating: N/A
by youngavatar
May 22nd, 2008, 11:06am
The manga and the show is just one of the best shonen i ever read. So far their no over superpowered main character each person in the series is useful plus they all have interesting personalities. I feel this show is really above all these typical shonen series becuse the character. Hopefully the storyline develop even more interesting story.
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hells yeah!   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by robbit
March 3rd, 2009, 7:03pm
for some reason, when i was in this phase of watching a whole bunch of different animes, soul eater was like one of the last i tried. good thing i decided to. i have never laughed so hard at an anime. of course i had to read the manga after that and i was not disappointed! this is now one of my favorite manga. since discovering, i have purchased all of the current tankobon in japanese and am very satisfied. definitely worth the read!

... Last updated on August 13th, 2010, 12:01pm
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by jina
August 24th, 2008, 9:28pm
well, i can't exactly say something, cause i've only read the first chapter in Yen Press. but i can tell that it will be type of manga.
has originality and pretty cool art...
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Soul mate   
Rating: N/A
by FMACodeBleachMan
February 24th, 2013, 12:03am
I absolutely love this manga! I'm not one to get hooked into fighting themed mangas, but I was hooked with this one. I find it strange how the partner of a Meistersinger can take a human and weapon form. I liked seeing the partner of a meister in weapon form, and then seeing being able to see their human selves while they are still in weapon form as they communicate with their meister. I think I mainly love the relationship between meister and weapon; both are willing to risk their life for the other. Tht really showed with Maka and Soul. Also, the comedy in the manga was pretty good. Death the kid's obsession with symmetry is hilarious, and it adds more to his character because depending on how symmetric something is, he'll be fired up to fight, if something is asymmetrical, or he'll be staring in awe at how perfectly symmetrical something is. Ironic how he's obsessed with symmetry yet he has three white stripes on the left side of his hair and no stripes on the right. The only think I didn't like too much, was Black Star; he is rather annoying at times. Still, I definitely recommend reading this!!
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Too Fast   
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by asrodeia
September 1st, 2012, 12:18pm
Seems like after the Book of Eibon arc, the story is just rushed to get to the moon. It's a shame, there were quite a few interesting things that would have benefited from a few more chapters of depth.

The only thing to hope for is that more is added when the volumes come out to connect each chapter a little better....

... Last updated on September 1st, 2012, 12:20pm
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One of those few Shounen Books I read   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by Sphear
October 23rd, 2011, 3:01pm
...or atleast it feels shounen. As the manga builds up, we've recently encountered some actual romantic feelings between the two leads, which gets me on my toes, because its one of the primary reasons on why I read Soul Eater. Love the unique characters and story. It has its own style..
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Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by shelleymallow
July 18th, 2010, 5:24am
u seriously have to watch the anime smilesmile
i began the manga and followed with the anime until it ended recently and now im waiting with the chappies.

The fighting scenes in both manga and anime are intense and so cool while being funny bigrazz

The thing bout the manga is the quirky art taste really shows through more than the anime and the fighting scenes become a whole different world! Its a must see.

The thing bout the anime is that its looks a lil different and i guess doesn't have the cool details as the manga but i personally think the art is really well done in the anime as well *thumbs up

haha im a shoujo girl so when i read this, it was like taking me to a whole new world!
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Love it   
Rating: N/A
by RayeSesshyFan
June 26th, 2009, 7:42pm
With a manga like this, people can hate it, love it, or both. I can see either side. I find it absolutely hilarious to read. The humor is close to mine and it never fails to make me laugh. All the characters are great - even if some of them can be annoying which is fine with me since that is realistic.

The characters have personalities that you may love or hate - just like in real life. What really pulls me into the story is how the creator made it. I love the dark feel of it and the moon and sun is a joy to see. Even makes me smirk at times.

It's true that the anime and manga are different but both of them are very well done. Give it a try if you're curious.

... Last updated on June 26th, 2009, 7:42pm
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Weird But Funny and Addictive....   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by albeitalways
June 12th, 2008, 10:20pm
Soul Eater has wacky art (as somebody said, reminiscent of Tim Burton's work) but it presents an original storyline and interesting characters. The three main meisters and their weapons are presented equally--nobody gets left out.
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