Soul Eater (ソウルイーター Sōru Ītā) is a Japanese manga written and illustrated by Atsushi Okubo. The manga is published by Square Enix. The series falls under these genres: Action, Comedy, Supernatural, Adventure, Fantasy, Shounen. A fifty-one episode anime adaptation is directed by Takuya Igarashi, and produced by Bones, Aniplex, Dentsu, Media Factory, and TV Tokyo; Bones and Aniplex are responsible for the animation and music production respectively. The anime’s scenario writer is Akatsuki Yamatoya who bases the anime’s story on Atsushi Okubo original concept.
The story is set in the Shinigami technical school for weapon meisters, the series revolves around 3 groups of each a weapon meister and a human weapon. Trying to make the latter a “Death Scythe” which is the highest title for a weapon and thus fit for use by the Shinigami, they must collect the souls of 99 evil humans and 1 witch. The story revolves around Maka Albarn, Soul Eater Evans, Death the Kid, Patti and Liz Thompson, Black Star and Tsubaki Nakatsukasa.