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Since it's such a great series, let's rank the best recommendations for anime like Blue Exorcist. A demon working as an exorcist? As outlandish as the premise may sound, Blue Exorcist makes it work with its entertaining story about the son of Satan, Rin Okumura, trying to stop his father from taking over the world. The supernatural aspects are amazing, and it's depiction of family - whether by blood or friendship - is enduring. It's no wonder why Blue Exorcist has so many fans.

If you're a fan of Blue Exorcist who's looking for similar anime, you're in luck. There are lots of anime like Blue Exorcist that touch upon the same subjects, while also delivering butt-kicking action. Take D. Gray-man for example, another anime that involves an exorcist named Allen Walker who also happens to be an orphan. Another great anime like Blue Exorcist is Black Clover, a newer fantasy-action anime that has many of the same qualities.

Vote up the Blue Exorcist anime recommendations you most agree would be good for fans of the series to watch! Otherwise this is a great recommendation guide for Blue Exorcist fans looking for new shows to watch!

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Bleach is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The 13 Best Anime Like Blue Exorcist
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Bleach is another action show Blue Exorcist fans should check out. It's about a Soul Reaper named Ichigo Kurosaki who fights evil spirits known as Hollows with his mentor, Rukia Kuchiki. Rukia bestows upon Ichigo her Soul Reaper powers, so he could save his sisters from a deadly Hollow attack. Bleach starts off simple enough with ghost-of-the day stories, but morphs into something grander when it kicks off the Soul Society plot that greatly expands its world. It's an action-packed series Blue Exorcist fans will love. 

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Noragami is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The 13 Best Anime Like Blue Exorcist
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Noragami is a remarkable series that takes a different look at the supernatural than Blue Exorcist, but retains all its charm. Yato is an unpopular Japanese God who dreams of having millions of followers. However, he doesn't have a shrine of his own. His terrible luck begins to change when he meets a middle school girl named Hiyori Iki, who becomes connected with the spirit world after saving his "life" from a car crash. The two work together to bring her back to normal; developing a strong bond along the way. 

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Soul Eater is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The 13 Best Anime Like Blue Exorcist
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Just like Blue Exorcist, Soul Eater is a supernatural action series about a group of students learning to become Grim Reapers. The series follows Maka Albarn and her living weapon, Soul Eater Evans, as they reap souls from the deadliest creatures of Death City. Its twisted art style and large cast of characters make Soul Eater an easy recommendation for Blue Exorcist fans. 

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D.Gray-man is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The 13 Best Anime Like Blue Exorcist
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Allen Walker from D. Gray-Man is an exorcist like Rin Okumura from Blue Exorcist. He exorcizes the lost souls who are forced to power mechanical monsters known as "Akuma" by the evil Millenium Earl. Another similarity Allen has with Rin is that they're orphans who lost their surrogate fathers. In Allen's case, he was tricked into turning his deceased father into an Akuma by Millenium Earl, which awakens his demon powers. 

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