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Set in the Shinigami technical school for weapon meisters, the series revolves around 3 duo's. These pairs are a partnership between a weapon meister and a human weapon. Trying to reach a ... See full summary »
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Laura Bailey ...  Maka Albarn 51 episodes, 2008-2009
Chiaki Omigawa Chiaki Omigawa ...  Maka Albarn 51 episodes, 2008-2009
Micah Solusod ...  Soul Eater 45 episodes, 2008-2009
Brittney Karbowski ...  Black Star 45 episodes, 2008-2009
Koki Uchiyama Koki Uchiyama ...  Soul Eater 45 episodes, 2008-2009
Yumiko Kobayashi Yumiko Kobayashi ...  Black Star 45 episodes, 2008-2009
Monica Rial ...  Tsubaki Nakatsukasa 42 episodes, 2008-2009
Todd Haberkorn ...  Death the Kid 43 episodes, 2008-2009
Kaori Nazuka Kaori Nazuka ...  Tsubaki Nakatsukasa 42 episodes, 2008-2009
Mamoru Miyano ...  Death the Kid 43 episodes, 2008-2009
Chuck Huber ...  Franken Stein 39 episodes, 2008-2009
Yûya Uchida Yûya Uchida ...  Franken Stein 39 episodes, 2008-2009
Cherami Leigh ...  Patty Thompson 37 episodes, 2008-2009
Narumi Takahira Narumi Takahira ...  Patty Thompson 37 episodes, 2008-2009
Jamie Marchi ...  Liz Thompson 36 episodes, 2008-2009
Akeno Watanabe Akeno Watanabe ...  Liz Thompson 36 episodes, 2008-2009
John Swasey ...  Lord Death / ... 34 episodes, 2008-2009
Rikiya Koyama ...  Shinigami 34 episodes, 2008-2009
Kent Williams ...  Sid Barrett / ... 30 episodes, 2008-2009
Masafumi Kimura Masafumi Kimura ...  Sid Barrett 29 episodes, 2008-2009
Vic Mignogna ...  Death Scythe 26 episodes, 2008-2009
Luci Christian ...  Medusa 26 episodes, 2008-2009
Tôru Ohkawa Tôru Ohkawa ...  Death Scythe 26 episodes, 2008-2009
Houko Kuwashima ...  Medusa / ... 26 episodes, 2008-2009
Maxey Whitehead ...  Crona 24 episodes, 2008-2009
Maaya Sakamoto ...  Crona 24 episodes, 2008-2009
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Set in the Shinigami technical school for weapon meisters, the series revolves around 3 duo's. These pairs are a partnership between a weapon meister and a human weapon. Trying to reach a ranking of "Death Scythe" (and thus fit for use by the Shinigami) they must collect the souls of 99 evil humans and 1 witch. However, forces outside of the Academy make it more challenging of a feat.

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A sound soul dwells within a sound mind and a sound body. See more »


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Release Date:

7 April 2008 (Japan) See more »

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Soul Eater See more »

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Bones,Media Factory,TV Tokyo See more »
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The room in which little ogre appeares is a reference to the Red room in twin peaks. See more »

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Spin-off Soul Eater Not! (2014) See more »

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Didn't really like but I can see why it's so popular
29 December 2014 | by emma529See all my reviews

The first time I watched Soul Eater I honestly liked it, however later on in the series I couldn't stand it.

I will admit the critical reasons I didn't adore it are unreasonable so we'll put those aside. This anime has a very unique sense of animation, the dub is fine, and the theme song is great. The characters, though, are very quirky. Which is enjoyable honestly, you can't find too many characters like them.

But like unlike other animes, this one disappointed me (will get to that later) It was very different, in many ways, for example it's comedy, it's characters, and it's storytelling. Throughout the series, however, I did not bond with any character like I do with at least one of every animes I watch.

There not a lot of reasoning to why, they just didn't seem relatable. Yes, the characters are funny but it's hard to click with them.

The ending is very unsatisfactory, in all honestly I wanted more but I didn't really want to read the manga. It's odd, I don't really how to explain maybe it's just me.

Beside the fact, it's a good watch. The appropriate age range would be maybe 12 or for mature kids 10. It's dark but not too dark.

In conclusion, I respect Soul Eater. It goes a different route than other anime and gives out a risky animation style. But besides it's dark humor, the story is pretty typical. Which is the main reason why this anime disappointed me.


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