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Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan, known in Japan as Nurarihyon's Grandson (ぬらりひょんの孫, Nurarihyon no Mago), is a manga series written and illustrated by Hiroshi Shiibashi. The series was first published in Shueisha as a one-shot in 2007. The manga has been continuously serialized in the Japanese manga anthology Weekly Shōnen Jump since March 2008 and has been collected into 25 tankōbon volumes as of December 2012. A Drama CD was released in December 2009. An anime adaptation by Studio Deen began airing in Japan on July 5, 2010. Also, a second season called Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan - Demon Capital (ぬらりひょんの孫 千年魔京, Nurarihyon no Mago: Sennen Makyō) began airing in Japan on July 3, 2011.
Nurarihyon no Mago follows the adventures of Rikuo Nura, a 12-year-old boy who is part human and a quarter yōkai. He lives in a house full of spirits along with his yōkai grandfather Nurarihyon. Despite his grandfather's wish to succeed him as master of a yōkai yakuza clan, he tries to escape his fate of acting like a yōkai by doing good deeds. He eventually comes to terms with his yōkai blood and decides to take up the position of Young Head of the Nura House. Multiple factions aim to stop him or overtake his position, and he must gather friends and allies, a new Hyakki Yakō under his banner of Osore, or Fear.
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