Yoshimori and Tokine are Kekkaishi's tasked to protect the land of Karusomari. They are constantly pushed to their limits, but they always persevere.
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Series cast summary:
Hiroyuki Yoshino Hiroyuki Yoshino ...  Yoshimori Sumimura 8 episodes, 2006-2007
Rie Saitou Rie Saitou ...  Tokine Yukimura 8 episodes, 2006-2007
Takeharu Ônishi Takeharu Ônishi ...  Madarao 8 episodes, 2006-2007
Masanori Ishii Masanori Ishii ...  Hakubi 8 episodes, 2006-2007
Laura Bailey ...  Tokine Yukimura 7 episodes, 2006
Patrick Seitz ...  Narration / ... 7 episodes, 2006
Troy Baker ...  Madarao / ... 7 episodes, 2006
Vic Mignogna ...  Yoshimori Sumimura 7 episodes, 2006
Wally Wingert ...  Hakubi / ... 7 episodes, 2006
Atsushi Miyauchi Atsushi Miyauchi ...  Narration / ... 6 episodes, 2006-2007
Youhei Tadano Youhei Tadano ...  Shigemori Sumimura 6 episodes, 2006-2007
Mayumi Tanaka ...  Tokiko Yukimura 6 episodes, 2006-2007
David Lodge ...  Shigemori Sumimura 5 episodes, 2006
Manabu Muraji Manabu Muraji ...  Shuji Sumimura 5 episodes, 2006-2007
Saya Kazuki Saya Kazuki ...  Yurina Kanda 5 episodes, 2006-2007
Colleen O'Shaughnessey ...  Yurina Kanda / ... 5 episodes, 2006
Yusuke Tezuka Yusuke Tezuka ...  Hiromu Tabata 4 episodes, 2006
Takashi Ohara Takashi Ohara ...  Tomonori Ichigaya 4 episodes, 2006
Barbara Goodson ...  Tokiko Yukimura / ... 4 episodes, 2006
Dorothy Elias-Fahn ...  Toshimori Sumimura / ... 4 episodes, 2006
Miyuki Kawasho Miyuki Kawasho ...  Toshimori Sumimura 4 episodes, 2006-2007
Asako Dodo Asako Dodo ...  Shizue Yukimura 4 episodes, 2006-2007
Rob Blatt Rob Blatt ...  Shuji Sumimura 4 episodes, 2006
Bryce Papenbrook ...  Hiromu Tabata 4 episodes, 2006
Kirk Thornton ...  Ogata / ... 4 episodes, 2006
Stephanie Sheh ...  Kirara Kawagami / ... 3 episodes, 2006
Keith Silverstein Keith Silverstein ...  Mr. Kurosu / ... 3 episodes, 2006
Etsuo Yokobori Etsuo Yokobori ...  Tokio Yukimura 2 episodes, 2006
Masako Nozawa ...  Yumeko Hananokoji / ... 2 episodes, 2006
Kôichi Tôchika Kôichi Tôchika ...  Masahiko Tsukijigaoka 2 episodes, 2006
Houko Kuwashima ...  Yomi Kasuga 2 episodes, 2006
Hisao Egawa Hisao Egawa ...  Yoki 2 episodes, 2006
Mona Marshall ...  Yumeko Hananokoji / ... 2 episodes, 2006
Wendee Lee ...  Ayano / ... 2 episodes, 2006
Cindy Robinson ...  Young Yoshimori Sumimura 2 episodes, 2006
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Yoshimori and Tokine are just your average kids go to the same school and they also happen to be neighbors. During the day they go their separate ways but at night they both have to go protect the land of Karosumari. A job passed down to them from generations of Kekkaishi in both of their families. The families are 'rivaling' but the two of them get along just fine. At night Yoshimori and Tokine with their demon dogs Hakubi and Madarao, do their best to rid the land of evil. But everything isn't always so simple. Written by Trevor Dey

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Yoshimori Sumimura is a Kekkaishi/Demon Exterminator and his rival is Tokine Yumikura (Summary can't be longer).
11 September 2015 | by kungajanisSee all my reviews

If you watch it to the end, all 52 episodes, it has a well written plot and has a good clean finished ending. Far too many anime fail to do this.

The 52 episodes are 24 minutes long which includes a opening song and a song that plays during the ending credits. . . Opening song for all episodes is:

"Sha la la - Ayakashi NIGHT" (Sha la la-アヤカシNIGHT-) by Saeka Uura . . Ending song that plays during the ending credits:

#1: "Akai Ito" (赤い糸; "Red String")

by Koshi Inaba

Plays at end of episodes 1-15, 38, 40, 48, 52

#2: "Sekaijū doko o Sagashite mo" (世界中どこを探しても)

by Aiko Kitahara

Plays at end of episodes 16-23, 39, 44, 51

#3: "My Mirai" (マイミライ; "My Future")

by Saeka Uura

Plays at end of episodes 24-30, 41, 46, 49

#4: "Kyūkei Jikan Juppun" (休憩時間10分; "10 Minute Recess")

by Saeka Uura

Plays at end of episodes 31-37, 42-43, 45, 47, 50 . . .

*** Summary ***

Yoshimori Sumimura, a 14-year-old junior high school boy and a Kekkaishi/Demon Exterminator, but wants more than anything to be a Patissier/Maker of Western style deserts and sweets.

Yoshimori Sumimura is very bad at using his powers, yet strives to get better and eventually becomes stronger.

The girl, Tokine Yumikura, is few years older than he and much more skilled at using her powers. She is his childhood friend and helped him with using his powers when he was young.

Yoshimori Sumimura is forced to compete with Tokine Yumikura, a girl and also a Kekkaishi/Demon Exterminator. They are competing to become the heir/next leader/next boss of the Sumimura clan. The power will allow him to save his school friends and others from the dangerous the Ayakashi/Youkai/ Demons/Monsters/Ghosts. . .

* Anime BackgroundInforamtion that is VERY helpful to know *

Five hundred years ago, as legend goes, a feudal lord was attacked by demons wanting to retrieve his mysterious inner power to take over the human world. The famous mage, Tokimori Hazama, was called upon, and with his 2 students, managed to save the whole land. But they fell ill for three days, and upon returning to the manor, found everyone inside the house dead, including the lord. The lord's power was also buried with him at the site of the Karasumori manor.

In the present day, Yoshimori Sumimura and Tokine Yukimura, heirs of the clans of Hazama's assistants, became the kekkaishi protecting the land and the power. They use a technique called Kekkai, a form of magical barrier, used to capture and destroy Ayakashi that are drawn to this land. Any demons that come near the power will become stronger and therefore Yoshimori and Tokine are to guard the land from intrusion of the Ayakashi.

But some of the demons form a powerful organization to take over that mysterious power. Yoshimori plans to destroy not only the demons, but also to gain the power to completely save the world from being controlled by demons and seal the power of Karasumori. To do that, he first needs to know what the power actually is, and also strengthen his kekkai skills.

* Good to Know * Tokine's grandmother hates Yoshimori Sumimura's grandfather and the feelings are mutual. His grandfather will have none of Yoshimori becoming anything but a demon killer.

This anime is worth watching, especially for teenagers.


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