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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
A3S Scans

Latest Release(s)
c.113 (end) by Vortex-Scans over 4 years ago
c.113 (end) by MangaStream over 4 years ago
c.112 by Vortex-Scans over 4 years 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 (1400 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.16 / 10.0
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Last Updated
October 14th 2017, 7:14am 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 #621 increased(+27)
Monthly Pos #895 increased(+324)
3 Month Pos #1477 increased(+235)
6 Month Pos #1729 increased(+97)
Year Pos #1829 decreased(-76)

List Stats
On 4214 reading lists
On 1384 wish lists
On 2111 completed lists
On 290 unfinished lists
On 560 custom lists

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Forum Posts
Is it worth finishing it? over 3 years ago
Series That Follows the Manga? over 4 years ago
Soul Eater to End in 2 More Chapters over 4 years ago
Chapter 86 over 6 years ago
Should I read it? over 6 years ago

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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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Rating: N/A
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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superb manga!   
Rating: N/A
by Kaboodle!
May 22nd, 2008, 9:17pm
Like everyone else says the art is great (reminds me of tim burton in a way) and the plot was a little slow at first but sped up and caught me and kept me reading.
also the fan servoce with Blair is the best!

also the fan service is awesome XD
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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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Rating: N/A
by Anonymous
August 16th, 2006, 12:27pm
the art is just so freakin good. and the story gets really good.
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Disappointing downturn   
Rating: N/A
by Uthred
June 15th, 2012, 2:03pm
How disappointing, Soul Eater goes to shit about 2/3 of the way through, not even the internet defintion of shit (i.e. it did something I dislike) its just the overall quality drops and it feels entirely flat and tedious. Pity, suppose I'll read on anyway.
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Keeps dragging itself down   
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by residentgrigo
April 13th, 2013, 10:12am
I am with the reviews below me. It started out relatively well for a shonen action manga and became more interesting and unique as it went along but the last two yeas at least have been just tedious and pointless. No more plot or characterization just regurgitation and standstill. Hope it gets good again.
And the spinoff is sadly really bad.
Update: And now the series is dead and the ending is the typical unconclusive shonen mess. What a letdown but i still like it enough overall.

... Last updated on November 22nd, 2014, 11:04am
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Rating: N/A
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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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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awesome ECCHI-ness   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Madocchi
June 9th, 2007, 11:30am
awesome fanservice. got a decent story and good art
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