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Nurarihyon no Mago  
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Rikuo Nura is descended from Nurarihyon, Grand Master of the spirit world, but appears to be just a normal kid. He usually just wants to live peacefully as a human, but when his friends and allies are in trouble, his spirit blood boils, and he transforms into Nurarihyon to wipe out evil! A new concept story combining spirits and chivalry! A piquant, gallant ghost action story!


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Associated Names
Внук Нурарихёна
حفيد نوراريهون (Arabic)
Cucu Nurarihyon
Grandchild of Nurari Hyon
Grandchild of Nurarihyon
Grandson of Nurarihyon
Hậu duệ của Nurarihyon
Nura - A Ascensão do Clã das Sombras (Brazilian Portuguese)
Nura - Le Seigneur des Yokaïs
Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan
Nurarihyon's Grandchild

Groups Scanlating
Bod Rangzen

Latest Release(s)

Status in Country of Origin
25 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?

Anime Start/End Chapter
Starts at Vol 1, Chap 1
Ends at Vol 16, Chap 134

User Reviews

12 topics, 109 posts
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User Rating
Average: 8.5 / 10.0 (1061 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.45 / 10.0
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Last Updated
March 22nd 2014, 2:55pm PST

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Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Jump Next! (Shueisha)
Shuukan Shounen Jump (Shueisha)

Licensed (in English)

English Publisher
JManga (Defunct)
Viz (19 volumes - Ongoing)

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #475 increased(+17)
Monthly Pos #575 decreased(-76)
3 Month Pos #431 decreased(-15)
6 Month Pos #436 decreased(-30)

List Stats
On 4098 reading lists
On 1193 wish lists
On 1013 completed lists
On 173 unfinished lists
On 440 custom lists

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Forum Posts
Pairing? 315 days, 4 hours, 55 minutes ago
Ending? 420 days, 1 hours, 19 minutes ago
Grandchild of Nurari Hyon TV Anime Gets 2nd Season 748 days, 16 hours, 41 minutes ago
Does his identity ever leak? 993 days, 8 hours, 23 minutes ago
abou age progression 1054 days, 17 hours, 45 minutes ago

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Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by mcahmad
January 9th, 2009, 12:36am
this is a very interesting manga , although some might feel its a little bit generic shounen and some might feel the pace in the beginning being somewhat disconnected. but i say give this manga a chance , it does have the potential to be really good, at least i enjoyed it and feel its worth my time
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So so   
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by evil4hunter
December 6th, 2008, 9:34pm
I think that the story is so so, but the characters remind me of Inuyasha .I don't say you copy, so don't take it the wrong way.And the way the story builds is a little sleepy, when time comes , the main character becomes superman, why doesn't he fight when he is in normal form, like shin angyo onshi . ...blah blah blah........
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this manga is awesome   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by pokui
November 23rd, 2008, 1:38pm
i really like rikuos personality and his night form is really cool too.. and kanas really cute when she blushes... but the story is really good... i like how rikuos slowly becoming more accepting of his youkai self... id love to see what happens if everyone finds out about him. the art is really good too, very japanese-esque, and the eyes are beautiful.
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Another good Shonen Jump series   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by JuggaloWarrior
September 11th, 2008, 12:04am
I've enjoyed this series a lot so far, the main character is likable as well as the secondary characters. Hope its continued for a longer period and not ended abruptly like Double Arts.
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not as bad..   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by kitty_me
August 21st, 2008, 1:08pm
Not bad.. I like the story plot. The whole, born into a "bad guy" family but really wants to be the "good guy". I didnt think it would be as good at first, but the recent few chapters were interesting.

The characters are mostly likeable. I like Nura alot especially in his youkai form. becos... *blushes* hahaha.

The drawing was not too bad. Its kinda messy at times. and some of those youkai is scary.....and gross. LOL

I cant wait to see how the manga will further develop.
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Nice addition, hope it isn't short-lived...   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by Kypo
August 14th, 2008, 7:34pm
I like it, it has a nice mix for everybody. I've never heard of youkai, or a 13 year old kid in manga that isn't 7 feet tall. So it passes originality. For art, it isn't the greatest, but everything is detailed and it's art style reminds me of Muhyo to Roji. The fights as well as the fighting styles are unique and entertaining. It keeps me reading. I agree that the beginning was kind of episodic like Reborn!, but then the gears started moving, and the plot went along the path it should. But at least it didn't take 60 chapters...[Took, what, maybe 5 or 6?] Nice series, I recommend to all.
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i like it   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by Juicifer
July 29th, 2008, 2:48am
i like this manga, semi original plot, interesting characters, nice romance subplot. but what really pisses me off is that two different groups are scantalating it, such a waste when so many good series are arent being translated, or have retardedly slow releases that one manga has two different groups working on it at break-neck speeds..... welll my 2 cents
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Really original.   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Slashout
July 18th, 2008, 10:08pm
I am changing my comment after the latest chapters.
This is getting sooo good... It wasn't bad at the begining... but lately it's just getting better and better... the story gets such depth... the characters too... And the art is just awesome.

Some of the latest events are just incredibly satisfying. I can't wait for the rest of the story ! Definitively my favorite manga right now.

... Last updated on December 24th, 2008, 2:02am
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Not Bad   
Rating: N/A
by Kagrath
July 2nd, 2008, 8:19pm
Generic Shounen story line, boy with powers can't show them to his friends, boy with powers protects his friends from evil creatures etc and so forth. However, the way in which the story line is presented is a creative means in of itself, if you're in the mood for a Shounen pick it up.
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interestin but not like a super good one...   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by o0James0o
June 28th, 2008, 10:29pm
this manga is interestin and it have those good guys vs bad guys.... tho in the eyes of a normal human... if you were to ever encounter them... its bad guys vs bad guys.... well... the very interestin thing is that the japanese youkais and stuff like that.... its also interestin in i forgot what chapter where that exorcist or w.e u call it i forgot as well girl came into their house.... that chapter actually made me laugh... but overall... also... this manga have good art design and thus i like it... this is pretty shounen manga thats pretty interestin... but definitely not super interestin or a must read.... good for passin time tho....
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