Kekkaishi manga surpasses 17 million copies in circulation

The manga written and illustrated by Yellow Tanabe, Kekkaishi, has exceeded 17 million copies in circulation accumulated in its 35 published compilation volumes.

Tanabe published the manga in the magazine Weekly Shonen Sunday from the publisher Shogakukan Between May 2003 and April 2011. The publisher compiled the work in a total of 35 volumes.

The manga inspired a 52-episode anime adaptation produced by the studios. Sunrise, under the direction of Kenji kodama and scripts written by Hiroshi Ohnogi, released in October 2006.

Kekkaishi Synopsis

Yoshimura Sumimura comes from a legacy of "Kekkaishi", individuals with supernatural abilities who are capable of destroying evil creatures known as "Ayakashi" who venture into the human world from time to time. The Ayakashi are demons who seek to appropriate the power that emanates from the land of Karasumori, which turns out to be the place where the school Yoshimura attends is located. Now Yoshimura will have to fight to defend both his school and his hometown. Although, if it were up to him, he'd actually rather be baking cakes than fighting horrible creatures at night.

Source: @WSM_manga

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