Soul Eater (Japanese: ソ ウ ル イ ー タ ー Hepburn: Sōru Ītā) (Japanese: ソ ウ ル イ ー タ ー Sōru Ītā) is a manga and anime series created by Atsushi Ōkubo. Located in the “Shinigami Weapons Control School”, the series follows three teams, each consisting of a gun controller and (at least one) weapon that can transform into a human. They attempt to turn the weapon into a “death scythe” which their principal, the Shinigami (personification of death) will then be able to use. They had to collect the 99 souls of the evil humans and one magician’s soul consecutively, otherwise, they had to start over from scratch.
Soul Eater manga was published in Japan by Square Enix in 2004. While in Indonesia, the manga was published by Level Comics. The anime from the series was produced by Bones and Aniplex, directed by Takuya Igarashi, and broadcast by TV Tokyo. A side manga titled Soul Eater Not! began serialization in 2011.
Character of Soul Eater
Then Albarn (マ カ ・ ア ル バ ー ン Maka Arubān) is the main protagonist in the Soul Eater series. She is a dedicated young student. So inspired by his mother, a gun controller. However, he often argues with his father Spirit, because of his father’s habit of seducing women so that his parent’s divorce. Because of that, Maka is very obsessed with turning her weapon into a weapon of death that is stronger than her father.
Then described as a person with a strong sense of justice and morality. He is also the most mature and modest character. He is brave, determined, hardworking, kind, cheerful, intelligent, full of responsibility, and outspoken. As a friend, Maka is very loyal and cares deeply for them.
Soul Eater Evans
Soul “Eater” Evans, also known as Soul Eater (ソ ウ ル イ ー タ ー, Souruītā) is one of the main protagonists in this Soul Eater stories. The soul can turn into weapons and is the weapon as well as the Death Scythe of Maka Albarn.
The Soul Eater comes from a very rich musician family. He has an older brother named Wes who is a violinist. Soul felt inferior about his brother’s achievements and abilities even though he had a talent for playing the piano. Even so, Soul is reluctant to show his piano talent because he believes Wes is better than him.
The Soul Eater is depicted as being relaxed and indifferent at the start of the series, where he tries to form a “cool” character in himself but this often results in embarrassing himself. The nature of Soul, opposite to Maka. She often quarrels with Maka over insignificant things, but behind all that, she is very loyal to her friends and more than once, she willingly died to protect her friends.
Black Star (ブ ラ ッ ク ☆ ス タ ー Burakku Sutā, or “Black ☆ Star”) is one of the Soul Eater main protagonists, a weapon controller. Black ☆ Star is one of the surviving Star Clan members. He was born into a clan of assassins who were notorious for killing innocent people to steal and rob their property. In the end, all members of the clan, except Black ☆ Star who was still a baby at that time, were destroyed by the Shinigami. Black ☆ Star’s Demon Weapon partner is Tsubaki Nakatsukasa.
Tsubaki Nakatsukasa (中 務 椿, Nakatsukasa Tsubaki) is the Black Star’s weapon partner. Tsubaki is a member of the Nakatsukasa Clan, a famous Demon Weapon family from Japan. In each generation of the Nakatsukasa clan, there will be family members who have the special ability to transform into several ninja weapons. And in this generation, Tsubaki was endowed with that special ability.
As one of the oldest of the Soul Eater main characters, Tsubaki is one of the most mature characters, along with Maka. However, he was not grumpy like a gun controller. He is very patient and forgiving. She, like Maka, shows a quieter personality than most of the other characters. He has a very generous, polite, gentle personality and always try to help or comfort his friends even when he doesn’t know how to help them.
Death the Kid
Death the Kid (デ ス · ザ · キ ッ ド, Desu za Kiddo), or commonly referred to as “Kid”, is a powerful shinigami and weapons controller of the twin demon weapons Liz and Patty Thompson. As the second son of Death, he inherited his father’s responsibilities as a Shinigami.