Young Allen Walker, an exorcist, fights Akuma to save the world.

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Katsura Hoshino
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Sanae Kobayashi ...  Allen Walker 103 episodes, 2006-2008
Todd Haberkorn ...  Allen Walker / ... 103 episodes, 2006-2008
Shizuka Itô ...  Lenalee Lee / ... 85 episodes, 2006-2008
Kenichi Suzumura ...  Lavi 69 episodes, 2006-2008
Katsuyuki Konishi ...  Komui Lee 57 episodes, 2006-2008
Takahiro Sakurai ...  Yu Kanda 50 episodes, 2006-2008
Takeshi Aono ...  Bookman 46 episodes, 2006-2008
Mitsuo Iwata ...  Arystar Krory 43 episodes, 2007-2008
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Allen Walker, a young Exorcist with a cursed eye that can see the suffering of the Akumas created by The Millenium Earl, travels to England to the Headquarters of the exorcists, the Black Order, where his Master, General Cross Marian, has sent him to meet with the other exorcists. He battles the Millenium Earl and the Noah Family (which has sided with the Earl) alongside Yuu Kanda, Leenalee Lee, and Ravi, (fellow exorcists) as well as others. Along with his team, he travels the world fighting Akuma and searching for Innocence, the Anti-Akuma weapon exorcists use. Written by Eden Parks

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The end of faith. The fall of innocence. The fallen will rise. (season 3) See more »


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Referenced in Jump Super Stars (2005) See more »

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Third and fourth seasons are leagues better than the first two...
21 September 2012 | by ArielSolSee all my reviews

No spoilers - Only the first two seasons of this anime have been dubbed in English by Funimation, an excellent organization that does quality work bringing anime to American audiences, but sadly, those two seasons of the four that were produced by Dentsu and TV Tokyo, are nowhere near as well done as the last two.

The first two seasons, which this review addresses, loosely follow the manga, but include extras and filler that don't have the clarity or maturity of the source material. These extras may come from other peripheral publications that this reviewer hasn't seen, but they bog down and trivialize the story almost to the point of making it boring. I've now seen all the anime and read the available manga (which continues the story long past what has been animated) and the shortcomings of the first two seasons of the anime are GLARING.

D. Gray-Man, seasons 1 & 2, are worth watching if only for the wonderful dubbing work that Funimation does, but their only real purpose is to set up the situations, characters and storyline for the third and fourth seasons. It's a shame that Funimation has not bought the rights to these subsequent seasons, partly because of a lack of enthusiasm for the first two (which is, IMHO, warranted) but also because Dentsu is asking (so I am told) a great deal for the rights to the later seasons, because if the first seasons of DGM had followed the manga as closely as the third and fourth seasons have, I believe it would have been a smash hit.

I find the first seasons watchable, but only once. While I'll go back time and again to watch episodes from the third and fourth seasons, the only episodes from the first two that I can watch again are the ones that most closely follow a chapter in the manga. The fillers bore me silly.

This series is worth a watch, but if you want to do the world a favor, add your voice to the people asking Funimation to buy the rights to and dub the later seasons. I call the first two seasons of this series a 7, but the last two are 12's!


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3 October 2006 (Japan) See more »

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D.Gray-man See more »

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(103 episodes)

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