Back in April 2013, Blue Exorcist author Kazue Katou teamed up with Minoru Sasaki to launch Jump SQ.19's Salaryman Exorcist: The Sorrows of Okumura Yukio, a gag spin-off featuring the more normal Okumura as an office worker. This week, the series is finally being collected in Japan, and to commemorate, Jump Square is publishing creator interviews along with a business trip one-shot story, and Kato has Tweeted a special illustration.
Preparing for next Monday's release of Blue Exorcist's 14th volume, manga artist Kazue Kato posted an early look at its cover. Then, she celebrated the new year with a ghostly look at the Okumura twins' holiday meal. Get a look after the jump.
Blue Exorcist author Kazue Kato is back this year with more Tweeted sketches celebrating the birthday of twin leads Rin and Yukio Okumura. While last year, the birthday was perfectly timed for the latest release of the manga's latest volume, this year, they have to wait an extra week for the January 5th release of volume 14. More after the jump.
In honor of the characters October 11th birthday, Blue Exorcist author Kazue Kato has posted special art of the series tsundere Izumo Kamiki. Get a look after the jump.
Blue Exorcist author Kazue Kato was lamenting on Twitter today that she'd like to attend this weekend's Comiket, but can't make it to the event. Instead, she opened up her sketch book and shared drawings of Attack on Titan's Levi, Evangelion's Asuka and Frozen's Elsa. Check out the results after the jump.
As fans and creators alike get ready to enjoy the last stretch of summer, Blue Exorcist author Kazue Kato has posted her sketch of series hero Rin Okumura helping himself to a Suikaba ice cream treat. Get a look after the jump.
This week's August 4th edition of the English language Weekly Shonen Jump has announced that the next issue of Viz's manga magazine will be carrying Blue Exorcist author Kazue Kato's short story Astronerd (also known as Hoshi Ota). More after the jump.
As part of the promotion for the upcoming Blue Exorcist stage play, actress Yumi Sugimoto (who plays Shura Kirigakure in the latest stage adaptation) recently shot a gravure spread for Japanese Playboy magazine while dressed as Shura which went on sale today in Japan! See the teaser image of her Shura spread after the jump!
If you follow Blue Exorcist author Kazue Kato on Twitter, you'll know that she's something of a Walking Dead fan. She drew tribute art for New Years. She had a sketch for the March Japanese debut of season four. And this week, she posted a Daryl and Beth piece she stumbled on from her sketch book. Get a look after the jump.
Following up on preliminary news this past November, Aniplex of America has announced that the Blue Exorcist TV series will be making its U.S. network television debut on Adult Swim’s Toonami on February 22nd. More after the jump.
Blue Exorcist author Kazue Katoh was busy posting many drawings during New Year's celebrations! Besides the illustration of Rin and Yukio eating end-of-the-year soba noodles (a Japanese tradition), she also did a New Year's card with Rin, Yukio and Shiemi in Walking Dead costumes, which is a show she loves. Plus, a gallery of New Year's cards by other mangaka for Phi Brain, Gingitsune, Keroro and more after the jump!