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The 13 Best Anime Like Blue Exorcist

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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    Fairy Tail doesn't deal strictly with demons like Blue Exorcist, but it does play with lots of fantasy creatures and super-powered characters. The show is about a guild known as "Fairy Tail," who perform odd jobs across the mystical land of Fiore. There's definitely an RPG feeling to the show's setting, and characters like the fire-powered Natsu Dragneel are fun to watch in action. Certain storylines do get heavy as the show progresses, such as the one about an evil guild known as the Tartaros, but Fairy Tail always remains a fun watch.  

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    Blue Exorcist and Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood are two anime series about family. Rin and Yukio Okumura are two exorcist brothers trying to save the world from Rin's demonic father. Edward and Alphonse Elric from Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood are brothers who enlisted as State Alchemists, in order to find the Philosopher's Stone, so they can repair their damaged bodies caused on that dreadful night they tried to resurrect their deceased mother. Additionally, their long-lost father also plays an important role in the series. 

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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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    If you're looking for a hilarious follow-up to Blue Exorcist, then turn your head towards Blood Lad. Blood Lad is about a vampire otaku named Staz Charlie Blood who befriends a human girl named Fuyumi Yanagi, who becomes a wandering ghost after accidentally stumbling into the demon world. Fans of Blue Exorcist will love this wacky take on the supernatural. 

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