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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 (1148d ago)
c.113 (end) by MangaStream (1172d ago)
c.112 by Vortex-Scans (1184d 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

11 topics, 42 posts
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User Rating
Average: 8.2 / 10.0 (1338 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.16 / 10.0
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Last Updated
August 24th 2016, 1:00pm 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 #689 increased(+189)
Monthly Pos #1356 increased(+143)
3 Month Pos #1701 increased(+88)
6 Month Pos #1816 decreased(-40)

List Stats
On 4205 reading lists
On 1342 wish lists
On 1945 completed lists
On 279 unfinished lists
On 537 custom lists

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Forum Posts
Is it worth finishing it? 944 days, 12 hours, 34 minutes ago
Series That Follows the Manga? 1220 days, 19 hours, 53 minutes ago
Soul Eater to End in 2 More Chapters 1236 days, 7 hours, 3 minutes ago
Chapter 86 1981 days, 11 hours, 40 minutes ago
Should I read it? 2014 days, 1 hours, 55 minutes ago

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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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by bjorie
May 15th, 2008, 5:32pm
I actually really like it, because its so funny.
I'm fond of the art, and the only thing I dislike about it
is the all the fan service (middle of kick-ass battle, they suddenly have a page with the cat-witch in a tub. >.o Has nothing to do with it...)
The plot is classic shounen, but I don't mind. I haven't read enough anyhow(shounen). I suggest people give it a try. You can watch the anime too, its following the same storyline so far (and the fights look so much cooler!!)

... Last updated on May 15th, 2008, 5:35pm
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Hope to read a lot more   
Rating: 9.8 / 10.0
by ebisu
May 15th, 2008, 4:52pm
These series are quite good. The prologues may be a bit slow but it's recommendable to hold on till the real story starts. The more you advance, the better it gets, so I suppose the mangaka is the type that improves the more he works. The art is nicely done and very well adapted. What I really like is the treatment of the insanity in everyone but I still hope to see how it will develop. And I really like Soul, one of the few characters I've seen out there who knows how to behave in front of the easy-to-get power.

... Last updated on May 15th, 2008, 4:53pm
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What matters is the Soul!   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Thi0s
May 13th, 2008, 4:26pm
I'm sorry, but I just have to say that this manga is superior to almost everything I'vve ever read in terms of art style, originality and presentation. One thing after another just pieces together so well. And it's an anime so when you finish an episode and find out theres more in the manga you're just bound to read it!
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Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by Nosa
May 8th, 2008, 9:41pm
The action is quite enjoyable but the kiddy fanservice is however bothersome.
If you managed to do go past it,you'll enjoy reading the series for its actions scenes.
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by criaze
May 8th, 2008, 5:11am
Whew! I watched the 1st episode of the anime and it already pawned me!! It's freaking cool! The fight scenes are superb to the maximum level! Although the ambiance is a little disturbing since it's my first time to stumble such art style, it's really worth it. The manga is also a great work, although it needs a little bit of cleaning from the rough inking. Hell, so far, this is the best among the NEW anime categories out there. It's really worth watching and reading
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Love it   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by xeternalrose
May 7th, 2008, 11:02pm
At first, I thought the art was a bit weird, but then I got used to it, lol.
This series is definitely wonderful, even though I get bored at some parts. C:

Definitely recommended! ♥
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Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by sanjica
April 19th, 2008, 10:24am
I thought art is pretty weird at first, but later I realized how well it works with the story. Plot is very good for a shounen manga, and humor is perfect. There's enough fanservice, but not annoyingly much. However, I must say that characters are what makes Soul Eater this good. They are all likable, strong and very much not-perfect, and that's what makes them interesting.
What's most amazing is well-mixed amount of hilarious and touching/emotional moments - never going into irritating extremes like many other manga.
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not the best but still good.....I guess   
Rating: 5.0 / 10.0
by Tola
March 13th, 2008, 2:44pm
my first thought about the art was...."ick". and although it's really easy to predict what's going to happen, after about two chapters I thought this manga was okay. so i'll also try to watch the anime.

EDIT (10/29/08): after about 8 months of reading this I am seriously embarrased about this comment xD
(mostly because I love SE now)

... Last updated on October 29th, 2008, 3:00pm
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This is a facisnating comic   
Rating: 1.0 / 10.0
by SmileToCrisis
January 23rd, 2008, 7:34pm
It's unique, funny, and kinda weird stuff. It's plotline, art, humor, reference is above average. But the sinker that makes the manga crap is it's boring attacks and names. Death cannon, Soul (Insert action here) makes the action lame and the characteristics of each skill is bad. Sometimes it's confusing to follow up the story. But hey, it's something anyone should read if they love monsters and fan service <3
I stopped reading this manga 6 months ago, I take back everything I said, this manga is really nothing but a bunch of generic likeables that readers would like(Big explosions, tits, generic references of deities to make the manga seem 'not random'). In the beginning, I thought it would be interesting if it was just Maka and Soul Eater(What kind of name is that?). Plus, there are random names of attacks that the mangaka came up with right off the bat. This is a mainstream disappointment.

... Last updated on June 10th, 2009, 6:06am
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