Kekkaishi

The WORST episodes of Kekkaishi

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Yoshimori Sumimura, a 14-year-old junior high school boy, is a Kekkaishi, an exterminator of monsters. He is vying with Tokine Yumikura to be the heir to the Sumimura clan. Tokine is older than he, and she is his childhood friend as well as his rival Kekkaishi. To save people from danger, and to make himself stronger, Yoshimori fights against monsters.

Last Updated: 4/29/2022Network: YTV (JP)
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The Entirety of the Yagyou
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6.67
6 votes

#1 - The Entirety of the Yagyou

Season 1 - Episode 42 - Aired 11/12/2007

Yoshimori feels quite crowded when Masamori and the Night Troops move into the neighborhood. He is further surprised to see that his older brother, Masamori, has ordered a few of his troops to assist the Kekkaishi of Karasumori.

Directors: Kenji Kodama
Karasumori's Enigma
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6.88
33 votes

#2 - Karasumori's Enigma

Season 1 - Episode 39 - Aired 10/22/2007

It is now Kokuboro's turn to research the mysteries of Karasumori. Lead by the mysterious Hekian, with an ability called Thousand Eyes, a group of ayakashi, including Gagin's second in command Sakon, seek to find out the legitimate master of Karasumori. Yoshimori and Tokine try to regain some normalcy in their day to day lives.

Directors: Kenji Kodama
Scars
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6.94
35 votes

#3 - Scars

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/16/2006

The Kekkaishi's mission is to exterminate the Ayakashi that appear within the Karasumori site. As legitimate heirs, Yoshimori Sumimura and Tokine Yukimura carry out their family tradition as the Kekkaishi. Following an incident that occurred five years ago, Yoshimori vows to protect Tokine from ever getting hurt.

Directors: Kenji Kodama
Dark Voice of Temptation from the Egg
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6.97
32 votes

#4 - Dark Voice of Temptation from the Egg

Season 1 - Episode 34 - Aired 8/27/2007

Shishio receives an egg from Kaguro, an Ayakashi working for Kokubouro. When the egg gets closer to hatching, it is telling troublesome things to Shishio to confuse him.

Directors: Kenji Kodama
The Road to Kurosusuki
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6.97
33 votes

#5 - The Road to Kurosusuki

Season 1 - Episode 40 - Aired 10/29/2007

Tokiko Yukimura has finally returned, just to announce that she will soon be leaving again. Masamori has managed to rebel against the wants of Ogi Ichirou, one of the heads of the Shadow Orginization, by deciding to movie the headquarters of his Night Troop. After Yoshimori hears of Tokiko's return he is bent on finding out about the passage to Kokuboro. After an amusing chase he is delivered a blow when he finds out that he is not strong enough to enter the Netherworld.

Directors: Kenji Kodama
The Magic Square of Spell-Sealing
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7.00
32 votes

#6 - The Magic Square of Spell-Sealing

Season 1 - Episode 29 - Aired 7/23/2007

Yoshimori found a way to get out of the magical square, and is facing four Ayakashis. Yoshimori thinks of a plan to erase them but when his plan goes bad, Tokine gets taken as a hostage. Meanwhile, Shishio, who is almost lost in his anger, is fighting the 5th Ayakashi who seems to be just playing.

Directors: Kenji Kodama
Crumbling Castle
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7.00
31 votes

#7 - Crumbling Castle

Season 1 - Episode 48 - Aired 12/24/2007

As the castle begins to fall apart, Masamori and his night troops head into Kokubouro with the path created by Tokiko. Yoshimori rescued Sen and tells him to go back home while he still can. Wanting to be of some use to Yoshimori, Sen offers to help locate Kaguro. With Sen's help, Yoshimori speeds off to find Kaguro leaving Sen behind. Tokine manages to find the whereabouts of Yoshimori with Sen's information and heads off to Yoshimori with the intention of bringing him back to Karasumori before the castle completely collapses.

Directors: Kenji Kodama
The Respective Repose of Souls
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7.03
32 votes

#8 - The Respective Repose of Souls

Season 1 - Episode 38 - Aired 10/15/2007

Old stories show that the passing of Gen Shishio has not gone unnoticed. The after math has shaken quite a few people, even some that would hesitate to call him a friend. Yoshimori and Masamori's makes a visit to the Shishio residence where that are met with disdain. Meanwhile the ranks of Kokuboro took a hit from Gagin's death.

Directors: Kenji Kodama
Days of Special Training
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7.03
32 votes

#9 - Days of Special Training

Season 1 - Episode 41 - Aired 11/5/2007

Taking Tokiko's words to heart Yoshimori decides to put aside everything to be able to train. With a few words with a shrine priest Yoshimori takes some time to train with a few local crows. After Yoshimori decides that he has done well, he has a chance to put his new found strengths to the test when Karasumori is invaded by quite a few shady characters.

Directors: Kenji Kodama
Second Advent of the Black Clouds
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7.03
32 votes

#10 - Second Advent of the Black Clouds

Season 1 - Episode 43 - Aired 11/19/2007

Yoshimori leads the trio, Sen and his friends, into a forest where he engages a friendly battle with them. Yoshimori easily overpowers Sen's two friends, but Sen manages to sneak right behind Yoshimori. However, at that moment a purple aura surrounds Yoshimori causing Sen to back away. Toshimori plays shougi with Masamori. Masamori finds Yoshimori in his special training ground and informs him that Kaguro is not someone he can deal with and that his goal should be to protect Karasumori. Meanwhile, Sakon prepares for an assault on Karasumori.

Directors: Kenji Kodama
Kokubourou's Human Sacrifice
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7.03
32 votes

#11 - Kokubourou's Human Sacrifice

Season 1 - Episode 45 - Aired 12/3/2007

Tokine manages to infiltrate Kokubouro by following Shion. Masamori frees Atora and destroys Sakon with ease. As his night troops recuperate, he discovers that both Yoshimori and Sen are missing and that they are both currently in Kokubouro. Yoshimori is restrained by Shion's webs, but his aura repels anything else Shion tries to do to him. Byaku arrives and tries to plant a bug inside Yoshimori, but, he too, was repelled by Yoshimori's aura. Masamori gathers any movable night troops to head to Kokubouro. Matsudo Heisuke, along with his companion Kagami, busts through the ceiling, scares Shion away, and frees Yoshimori under agreement in which Yoshimori must not touch this "white" target. Heisuke and Kagami destroy the castle buildings while Yoshimori heads off to find Kaguro.

Directors: Kenji Kodama
Gen and Love's Attack
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7.06
34 votes

#12 - Gen and Love's Attack

Season 1 - Episode 24 - Aired 6/4/2007

Yurina discovers that her friend Aoi has developed a crush on Gen. Together with her friends, they try to get Gen to realize her feelings.

Directors: Kenji Kodama
Appearance of Masamori, Captain of the Yagyou
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7.06
33 votes

#13 - Appearance of Masamori, Captain of the Yagyou

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 2/5/2007

Yoshimori thinks about being the legitimate successor and gets in a bad mood when he doesn't understand why he is the successor and not his brother, Masamori, who is more skilled than he is. At Karasumori, Yoshimori and Tokine encounter an ayakashi that stinks so bad that Hakubi and Madarao's sense of smell is greatly disrupted. Masamori watches from afar and is able to find the ayakashi with his partner, Kurohime, but sits back and watches how Yoshimori handles it. The ayakashi's shell is very hard and difficult to break and just before its blades were going to slice Yoshimori, Masamori interrupts its attack and destroys one of its blades. He then creates a 5 layer kekkai surrounding the ayakashi and destroys it. Masamori reveals to everyone that he will staying for a few days, much to Yoshimori and Madarao's unhappiness.

Directors: Kenji Kodama
Kokubourou's Declaration of War
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7.06
33 votes

#14 - Kokubourou's Declaration of War

Season 1 - Episode 28 - Aired 7/9/2007

An elite team of Kokubouro comes to Karasumori during the day to ask for a negotiation with the Kekkaishi at night. However, the Ayakashi can't be trusted and the negotiations go wrong.

Directors: Kenji Kodama
Shishio Gen's Last Battle
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7.06
32 votes

#15 - Shishio Gen's Last Battle

Season 1 - Episode 37 - Aired 9/10/2007

The fight continues with Yoshimori, Tokine and Shishio fending off a hot headed Gagin. The only chance for relief is for Shishio to transform into his full form, breaking the taboo once again. Though the Kokuboro army is forced to retreat, the Karasumori gang gets delivered a devastating blow.

Directors: Kenji Kodama
Mysterious World's Maze
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7.06
32 votes

#16 - Mysterious World's Maze

Season 1 - Episode 46 - Aired 12/10/2007

Tokine gets through the main entrance of Kokubouro, destroys Koshu, and continues her search for Yoshimori. As he is finding his way in the castle, Yoshimori sees Kaguro and stops only to contemplate about his current duties. He decides that his revenge will have to wait because his most important mission as of now is to locate and save Sen. While aimlessly searching the castle, he encounters the princess, who, unbeknownst to Yoshimori, gives him the map of the castle in his mind. After this encounter, the princess disappears and Yoshimori realizes that he, for some reason, knows his way in the castle now. He calls this his "natural intuition". Yoshimori saves Sen. Meanwhile, Heisuke found Byaku, who appears to be the "white" target that he was searching for to settle a score.

Directors: Kenji Kodama
Destiny's Conclusion
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7.06
32 votes

#17 - Destiny's Conclusion

Season 1 - Episode 47 - Aired 12/17/2007

Heisuke, along with Kagumi, corners Byaku. It is revealed that Kagumi was Byaku's dead wife and that Byaku, though no apparent, is actually nine years older than Heisuke. Several flashback scenes occur as Byaku and Heisuke chat and fight (Kagumi does all the fighting for Heisuke). Byaku performed experiments on his wife and in the end she died. This traumatized Heisuke in the past because he loved Kagumi. The Kagumi with Heisuke now is actually a demon he made a pact with. Kagumi deals a crushing blow to Byaku's chest and disables in on the ground. Heisuke walks up to Byaku and asks if he ever loved Kagumi. Upon hearing "I have never loved anyone" from a disabled Byaku, Heisuke uses his cane to end Byaku's life.

Directors: Kenji Kodama
Karasumori's Destruction by Fire
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7.06
31 votes

#18 - Karasumori's Destruction by Fire

Season 1 - Episode 36 - Aired 9/10/2007

As Kokubouro descends, Masamori and his Night Troops are still preoccupied elsewhere leaving only Yoshimori, Tokine and Shishio to defend Karasamori. They end up in a battle with one of the leaders of Kokuboro. They must try their hardest to survive as all possible reinforcements are being distracted, and delayed by other Kokuboro forces.

Directors: Kenji Kodama
A Night Without Yoshimori
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7.09
33 votes

#19 - A Night Without Yoshimori

Season 1 - Episode 26 - Aired 6/25/2007

Yoshimori gets sick after desperately trying to erase an Ayakashi. That night, an Ayakashi with strange powers comes to Karasumori, but will Tokine and Shishio be okay without yoshimori?

Directors: Kenji Kodama
The Elite of the Council of Twelve
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7.09
33 votes

#20 - The Elite of the Council of Twelve

Season 1 - Episode 27 - Aired 7/2/2007

Masamori gets promoted to seat 7 of the mysterious council of twelve, the elite leaders of the Urakai, but he needs to prove what he's worth. While at home, Karasumori and Yoshimori tries to help a dead cat pass on.

Directors: Kenji Kodama
Sad Demon Flower
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7.09
32 votes

#21 - Sad Demon Flower

Season 1 - Episode 49 - Aired 1/14/2008

Aihi rescues Tokine who was about to fall into the depths of the castle. Aihi takes Tokine into her lab and Aihi's past was revealed. Appearently, Aihi lacks the evil aura that most Ayakashi has because she fell in love with a human. Shortly after Tokine leaves, Kaguro appears in front of Aihi and the two of them engage in battle. Kaguro easily defeats Aihi despite Aihi being a high class Ayakashi. Kaguro says the reason for her defeat was because she became weak from losing her desire to eat humans, but Aihi claims that Kaguro is also weak because he is insecure. In the exact moment where Kaguro is about to destroy Aihi, he senses Yoshimori's presence and heads off to him. Aihi transforms into her plant form and releases her dandelions; one of which makes its way back to the human she loved who is now an old man.

Directors: Kenji Kodama
Yoshimori-like Days
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7.11
35 votes

#22 - Yoshimori-like Days

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/27/2006

Yoshimori trains a lot and tries to best Tokine as usual. His grandpa, Shigemori, mentally remarks how much power Yoshimori has. Yoshimori at the end breaks a boulder... and the garden.

Directors: Kenji Kodama
A Confectioner's Ghost
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7.12
34 votes

#23 - A Confectioner's Ghost

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/6/2006

This episode begins where the last ended with the Kekkaishi cleaning up the mess created by Yomi and Yoki at karasumori. Shigemori explains to Yoshimori that within the Urakai is a group of users called the Yagyou who are an operations squad of the Urakai, and that the leader of the Yagyou is Yoshimori's older brother, Masamori. The episode continues to follow the story of Yoshimori's dealings with a ghost that is having trouble passing on.

Directors: Kenji Kodama
Final Battle!
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7.12
33 votes

#24 - Final Battle!

Season 1 - Episode 50 - Aired 1/21/2008

Tokine is finally reunited with Yoshimori in Kurosusuki, but without any time to waste, Yoshimori immediately goes into battle to settle his revenge with Kaguro. During the fight, Kaguro finally reveals his past.

Directors: Kenji Kodama
Night Blooms of Karasumori
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7.14
35 votes

#25 - Night Blooms of Karasumori

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/13/2006

Yurina Kanda, one of Yoshimori's classmates, is a girl who can see ghosts and spirits. To see one of the 77 wonders of Karasumori Academy - the unseasonable blooming of cherry blossoms - Yurina sneaks into the school grounds late at night. There, she witnesses Yoshimori and Tokine in the midst of exterminating the Ayakashi.

Directors: Kenji Kodama