List of D.Gray-man episodes (season 1)

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The cover of the first DVD compilation released by Aniplex of the first season.

The first season of the D.Gray-man anime series, titled the "1st stage", was directed by Osamu Nabeshima and produced by TMS Entertainment. The series, with the exception of episodes 14 through 18 and 24 through 50, adapt the first five volumes of Katsura Hoshino's manga. The season follows the first adventures of Allen Walker, an Exorcist that wields the power of "Innocence" to fight against The Millennium Earl, an ancient sorcerer seeking to destroy the world with monsters called Akuma.

The season initially ran from October 3, 2006 to April 3, 2007 in Japan on TV Setouchi and TV Tokyo. The English adaptation of the first season has been licensed by Funimation and was released in 2009 in North America.[1][2] Thirteen DVD compilations of the season have been released by Aniplex between February 2, 2007 and February 6, 2008.[3][4]

Six pieces of theme music are used for the episodes: two opening themes and four closing themes. The two opening themes are "Innocent Sorrow" by Japanese rock band Abingdon Boys School, used for the first twenty-five episodes, and Nami Tamaki's "Brightdown", which is used for the remainder of the season. The four closing themes are "Snow Kiss" by Nirgilis, utilized for the first thirteen episodes, "Pride of Tomorrow" by June for the next twelve episodes, Surface's "To the Continuation of the Dream" (夢の続きへ, Yume no Tsuzuki e) from episode 26 to 38, and the rest of the season uses Nana Kitade's "Antoinette Blue".

Episode list[edit]

"No. in series" refers to the episode's number in the overall series; "No. in season" refers to the episode's number in this particular season.

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Title Japanese air date
1 1 "The Boy Who hunts Akuma" (The Boy Who Hunts Akuma)
"Akuma o Karu Shōnen" (アクマを狩る少年) 
October 3, 2006
Allen Walker and his golem, Timcampy have recently arrived in London, planning to visit the Black Order Headquarters. Meanwhile, Officers Moore and Charles are investigating a supposedly haunted church. While searching this abandoned building, Moore and Charles are separated due to Allen's "kidnapping" of Moore. After he is handcuffed to a chair, Allen tries to explain his situation to Moore when Charles is suddenly killed. Since Moore was unconscious due to the attack, Allen is suspected of Charles's death. Allen attempts to tell the chief that an Akuma killed Charles and that he would like to help. However, due to the disbelief of the chief, Allen is placed under house arrest while the rest of the police unit investigate the church themselves. During his stay at Moore's home, Allen explains to her about Akuma and later on, he meets Moore's brother-in-law, Marc, who is the Akuma that killed Charles and countless others who visited the church. Upon investigating, Allen finds out that Moore's sister, Claire, is the soul entrapped in the Akuma. The Akuma later kills the police units excluding Moore and later, Allen destroys it by using his anti-Akuma weapon. 
2 2 "The Black Order" (The Black Order)
"Kuro no Kyōdan" (黒の教団) 
October 10, 2006
Allen finally arrives at the Black Order Headquarters. Due to a misunderstanding, everyone thinks he is an Akuma. Supervisor Komui sends Yu Kanda to confront him and damages his anti-Akuma weapon. Eventually, it is resolved when Komui finds a letter of introduction from Allen's master, Cross Marian. Afterwards, Allen is allowed into the Headquarters and is given a tour by Komui's sister, Lenalee Lee. After getting his arm repaired by Komui, Allen is examined by Hevlaska, an Exorcist who is able to measure his synchronization ratio. In addition, she predicts that Allen will create a powerful "Destroyer of Time" in a dark future. From Komui, Allen learns more about the war between the Earl and the Innocence. 
3 3 "The Ghost of Martel" (The Ghost of Martel)
"Matēru no Bōrei" (マテールの亡霊) 
October 17, 2006
In the Black Order cafeteria, Allen intervenes in a confrontation between Kanda and a Finder, further inflaming Kanda's animosity towards him. Later, Komui sends Allen and Kanda on a mission to recover a fragment of Innocence in the ruins of Martel, a town in southern Italy before it can be taken by the Akuma. There is a legend that a ghost roams Mater, killing anyone who wanders near it. Along the way, Toma, a Finder tells Allen how strange occurrences in history are usually related to the Innocence. Meanwhile, the Finders in Martel have captured two Akuma in barriers, but they are attacked by a third one. When the two Exorcists arrive, Allen runs to fight the third Akuma and to save the surviving Finders, while Kanda rescues two Finders Guzol and Lala, who are protected within a barrier. During Allen's fight, the Akuma evolves to Level 2 and calls himself an Akuma Clown. Kanda refuses to help Allen and leaves with the fragment of Innocence and the two Finders. The episode ends with a stunned Allen being attacked by another version of himself. 
4 4 "Old Man of the Soil and a Lonely Night's Aria" (Aria of the Land and the Night Sky)
"Tsuchiokina to Kūya no Aria" (土翁と空夜のアリア) 
October 24, 2006
Allen realizes that the mirror image of himself is the Level 2 Akuma Clown which has the ability to imitate the looks and powers of anybody it touches. It defeats Allen and, taking the shape of Toma, goes in search of the Innocence. Guzol tells Kanda that he is the Ghost of Martel which is not really a ghost but a moving and singing doll. The Akuma Clown finds Allen and Kanda, but it is too powerful for them to defeat so they escape with Toma into in a secret underground chamber beneath the city. There they find Guzol unconscious and Lala singing and realise that the young girl is actually the doll and the Ghost of Martel. 
5 5 "Let Me hear the Lullaby" (Sing Me A Lullaby)
"Komoriuta o Kikasete" (子守唄を聞かせて) 
October 31, 2006
After the truth about Lala is revealed, she attacks Allen in desperation, but then promises to give him her heart of Innocence after the dying Guzol passes. She tells them the history of Martel, the creation of the dolls, the society's eventual decline and arrival of Guzol as a young boy 500 years later. A conflict arises between Allen and Kanda because Kanda does not want to wait, however the Akuma Clown attacks and mortally wounds both Guzol and Lala, taking the Innocence. Allen's anger at the Akuma Clown transforms his Innocence into new types of weapons, thus initiating the final battle with Allen and Kanda uniting to destroy the Akuma Clown. 
6 6 "That Which Calls Forth Disaster" (That Which Calls Out Disaster)
"Wazawai o Yobu Mono" (災いを呼ぶもの) 
November 7, 2006
On the way back to the Headquarters with the fragment of Innocence from Martel, Allen saves a boy named Jean from an Akuma. Jean's father works in the Black Order Headquarters and Jean is determined in finding and exterminating Akuma. Despite Allen's warnings, Jean heads out with his friend Leo to hunt them down. Allen goes to talk to Jean, but Leo is now an Akuma and he has taken Jean to the murderous Millennium Earl. Allen follows and confronts the Millennium Earl who remembers Allen from the past, and that Allen turned his own father into an Akuma. 
7 7 "Tombstone of Memories" (Gravestone of Remembrance)
"Kioku no Bohyō" (記憶の墓標) 
November 14, 2006
Allen explains his tragic past, about how he brought his adoptive father, Mana Walker back from the dead as an Akuma and then had to destroy him, and how he met General Cross Marian, one of the five Generals of the Black Order. Lenalee joins Allen in the cemetery to help destroy the Akuma and help Jean's friend Leo, also an Akuma, to find peace in the nether world. 
8 8 "The Black Order Annihilation Incident" (The Black Order's Devestating Incident)
"Kuro no Kyōdan Kaimetsu Jiken!?" (黒の教団壊滅事件!?) 
November 21, 2006
Komui's latest invention, a robot named Sir Komurin II, is designed to make Exorcists stronger, however it goes out of control after drinking a cup of coffee and starts chasing Allen. Johnny modifies a cleaning robot to combat it without success, and Kanda refuses to help. The robot is eventually stopped and Allen's welcome home party goes ahead. Meanwhile, the Millennium Earl holds a dinner with several strange humans with golden eyes and crosses on their foreheads, one of which is a young girl with spiky dark hair, Road Kamelot. 
9 9 "The Rewinding Town" (The Rewinding Town)
"Makimodoshi no Machi" (巻き戻しの街) 
November 28, 2006
Allen and Lenalee are sent to investigate a town where the day of October 28 keeps repeating itself. Once there, they see a woman named Miranda Lotto being attacked by an Akuma demanding the location of Innocence. They believe that she is somehow linked to the strange phenomenon of the town. Meanwhile the Millennium Earl sends Road Kamelot to the Rewinding Town to find the Innocence fragment. 
10 10 "The Bad Luck Woman's Innocence" (Innocence of the Unhappy Woman)
"Fukō na Onna no Inosensu" (不幸な女のイノセンス) 
December 5, 2006
Allen and Lenalee resolve to help Miranda and prevent time repeating itself. Miranda tells them about her awkward and unhappy life until she found empathy with an abandoned and unwanted grandfather clock. They then see the clock appear to rewind time during the night. To lift her spirits, Allen and Lenalee tell Miranda stories of their past. Meanwhile Road Kamelot has been watching their every move and hears that the clock is the Innocence. She captures Lenalee and Miranda, revealing to Allen that she is not an Akuma, but one of the Noah Clan. 
11 11 "Miranda Lotto's Feelings" (Miranda Lotto's Sentiments)
"Miranda Rottō no Omoi" (ミランダ•ロットーの思い) 
December 12, 2006
The realization that Road Kamelot is a human horrifies Allen, who cannot understand why a human and Akuma work together. To prove herself different from regular humans, Road stabs herself with Allen's Innocence, only to recover right in front of him. She stabs Allen in the cursed eye, and tries to kill Miranda, but Allen rescues her, exhausting his energy. When Miranda tries to protect him from Road, the Innocence within her is activated, creating a protective barrier around Miranda, Allen and Lenalee, giving them time to recover. Allen and Lenalee exit the barrier and prepare to fight Road and her three Akuma. 
12 12 "And Snow Falls Over the Town" (And in the Town the Snow Falls)
"Soshite Machi ni Yuki ga Furi..." (そして街に雪が降り...) 
December 19, 2006
Allen and Lenalee fight for survival against Road and her Akuma. Road knows that Allen became and Exorcist to save the souls of Akuma, so she orders an Akuma to self-destruct. An Akuma who dies this way will never be saved and their soul will be lost forever. Desperately, Allen tries to exorcise the Akuma before it happens, but the Akuma explodes, its soul begging for help. Intrigued at Allen's concern for the Akuma, Road laughs and Allen is unable to bring himself to kill the Noah. Road leaves via a portal, and the Exorcists, along with Miranda, are returned to Miranda's home. Miranda turns off her Innocence after some persuasion by Allen and Lenalee because she knows that the injuries they sustained earlier will reappear. Allen and Lenalee return to headquarters to recover, and Miranda leaves the town, planning to become an Exorcist. 
13 13 "With the Coat" (Along With a Coat)
"Kōto to Tomo ni" (団服(コート)と共に) 
December 26, 2006
The Millennium Earl pursues his objective of seeking out people in despair who've lost their loved ones to create more Akuma. While recuperating Allen meets Lavi an experienced Exorcist and the Black Order begins to use the Bookmen to gather information about the Noah Clan. Allen is unsure about being an Exorcist when it involves killing humans like the Noah, however Lavi explains the significance of wearing the Exorcist uniform. Because Exorcists cannot distinguish disguised Akuma from humans, the uniform is a way to attract Akuma to them and protect humanity. This is dramatically borne out when they are attacked by a group of Akuma who initially seem like normal citizens. 
14 14 "The Leaf of Revival" (Leaves Of Rebirth)
"Fukkatsu no Ha" (復活の葉) 
January 9, 2007
Allen, Lavi, Kanda and Bookman are sent to investigate a mysterious rapid snowstorm, which could be caused by Innocence. Here they meet a young girl and her father, who is obsessed with finding something called Leaves Of Rebirth to bring back his dead son. Meanwhile, also searching for a possible Innocence in the same area are three Level 2 Akuma under the command of a Noah named Skin Boric. The two groups meet and a battle ensues. Kanda succeeds in driving them off, but Allen is left unconscious. 
15 15 "Beyond the Snowstorm" (The End of the Snowstorm)
"Fubuki no Hate" (吹雪の果て) 
January 16, 2007
Allen, Lavi and Kanda continue their search for the Leaf of Revival, which they assume to be the Innocence. Lavi and Kanda find the tree which is the location of the Innocence after all, but the three Level 2 Akuma attack to retrieve it from them. When Allen arrives, the three of them manage to defeat the Akuma. 
16 16 "Millennium Swordsman" (The Millennium Swordsman)
"Sennen no Kenshi" (千年の剣士) 
January 23, 2007
In ancient Rome, Vittorio, a powerful swordsman vowed to fight for Princess Sandra. While searching for Innocence in Rome, Kanda encounters Vittorio. When Kanda has not returned after a while, Komui asks Allen and Lenalee to go to Rome to investigate. On the way they read about the history of the swordsman and the Princess. In Rome, they learn that Claudia, the young daughter of the wealthy Sardinis has disappeared, but he refuses to help her overbearing father and arrogant fiancé, Viscount Paretti, a penniless nobleman to find her. At the ruins of the colosseum, numerous Akuma attack the bounty hunters, and Allen and Lenalee defend them. Vittorio appears, as does Kanda. Kanda's Finder explains that they have been fighting for days and Kanda has not activated his Innocence so that Vittorio's would not be activated. They rejoin their battle and Kanda is badly wounded. 
17 17 "Pride of the Swordsman" (The Pride of the Swordsman)
"Kenshitachi no Hokori" (剣士達の誇り) 
January 30, 2007
Allen continues the attack on Vittorio whose wounds are healed by the Innocence in his sword. Claudia orders Vittorio to stop fighting, but she refuses to return home. Allen and Lenalee suspect that Vittorio thinks Claudia is the Princess Sandra and the Akuma are her suitors. Leaving Kanda at the Sardini household to recover and think of a strategy to defeat Vittorio, they return to the colosseum. Vittorio attacks Allen, but Kanda appears and intervenes, cutting off Vittorio's arm and severing the link to the Innocence in his sword. Vittorio dies, admitting that he knew Claudia was not the Princess, but that he happily fought for her anyway. 
18 18 "Lenalee's Love" (Lenalee's Love)
"Rinarī no Koi" (リナリーの恋) 
February 6, 2007
Seeing Lenalee and Russell going out together, Komui assumes that they are dating and in rage, chases after them with his newly built, Komlin II. Meanwhile, a weak Akuma with amazing transformation skills decides to target Lenalee. Concerned about Komui, Allen, Lavi and the Science Division work together in an attempt to stop Komui's reckless behavior however the Akuma keeps being on the receiving end of Komui's explosive inventions including his super robot Komlin III. 
19 19 "Vampire of the Solitary Castle" (The Vampire in the Old Castle)
"Kojō no Kyūketsuki" (古城の吸血鬼) 
February 13, 2007
While on a mission to search for General Cross in Romania, Allen is beseeched by several villagers complaining about a "vampire problem". That night Allen is attacked by a number of Akuma. Lavi and Bookman join Allen to chase them off, but Allen temporarily loses the use of his left eye that can see Akuma. The next night they go with a group of villagers to question Baron Arystar Krory at his castle and suspect that he is a vampire after he attacks one of the villagers. 
20 20 "Go for it, Exorcists!" (Do Your Best, Mr. Exorcist)
"Ganbare Ekusoshisuto-sama" (がんばれエクソシスト様) 
February 20, 2007
Allen and Lavi decide to stop Arystar Krory from harming the villagers although he is not an Akuma, and hold him off although Allen is bitten. Back at the castle Krory regrets becoming a vampire again and begs forgiveness from his beautiful lover, Eliade. Allen and Lavi go to the castle and when they arrive they find Eliade feeding the dead villager to carnivorous plants. They are watched by Eliade as they discover a graveyard with signs of Akuma blood which leaves them confused about what's really happening at the castle. 
21 21 "Krory Attacks" (Krory, Attacks)
"Kurōrī, Shūgeki" (クロウリー、襲撃) 
February 27, 2007
Eliade convinces Baron Arystar Krory to drink her blood to strengthen himself against the Exorcists. Allen and Lavi discover that the graves contain dead Akuma who they presume were killed by Krory. Krory attacks Allen and Lavi thinking that they are monsters, but Allen accidentally finds a hidden chamber, and encounters Eliade who reveals that she is an Akuma. Allen and Lavi separately deduce that Krory is an Exorcist who drinks the blood of Akuma. When Eliade is about to kill the unconscious Allen, his arm act of its own accord and stops her. Allen regains consciousness and decides he must fight her. 
22 22 "The Truth about Eliade" (Eliade's Truth)
"Eriāde no Shinjitsu" (エリアーデの真実) 
March 6, 2007
While Lavi and Krory continue their battle outside the castle, Allen fights Eliade who changes into her Akuma form. Lavi defeats Krory and goes to Allen's aid. Eliade tells the story of how she became and Akuma, and her quest to be accepted as a beautiful woman instead of an ugly Akuma. She despised the weakness of men until she met Krory. As Allen's cursed eye becomes stronger Lavi and Krory are able to see her trapped soul. Krory realises that Eliade is the enemy, and she tries to kill him. They then engage in a battle to the death. 
23 23 "The Vampire Whom I Loved" (The Vampire I Loved)
"Watashi ga Aishita Kyūketsuki" (ワタシが愛した吸血鬼) 
March 13, 2007
Krory tell of his life of loneliness tending his grandfather's collection until he met Eliade. Krory and Eliade continue to fight, and her balls of dehydration suck Krory's body dry. With his last bit of energy, he leaps on her and sucks her life-giving Akuma blood and she dies, releasing the soul trapped inside her. Krory is devastated by her death, however Allen convinces Krory to join them and become an Exorcist. 
24 24 "Krory's New Beginning" (Krory's Journey)
"Kurōrī Tabidachi" (クロウリー旅立ち) 
March 20, 2007
After finishing the mission that General Cross left for them, to recruit Krory, Allen and Lavi accompany Krory back to their Headquarters. Krory is inexperienced to the outside world, and gets hustled in a game of cards by three men. Allen proves his cheating skills when he wins everything back. One of the men, Tyki, gives Allen a pack of cards before they leave, but Tyki is revealed to be a Noah and an ally of the Millennium Earl. After some difficulty in entering the Black Order headquarters because of Akuma blood in his veins, Krory is inducted as an official Exorcist. 
25 25 "The General's Chains" (The General's Chain)
"Gensui no Kusari" (元帥の鎖) 
March 27, 2007
Having been sent by Komui to deliver a package to General Kevin Yeegar, Allen arrives at Holland, but the General does not show up. Finding out that General Yeegar went to Belgium to investigate a newly discovered Innocence, Allen heads for Belgium as well. There he meets Yeegar for the first time and discovers what a nice and kind person he truly is. 
26 26 "The Beginning of the End" (Beginning of the End)
"Shūmatsu e no Makuake" (終末への幕開け) 
April 3, 2007
The Black Order receives messages from around Europe that the Millennium Earl has declared war. General Yeegar is confronted by two of the Noah, Road Kamelot and Tyki Mikk along with a hoard of Akuma. Allen and Lenalee are sent to his aid. Yeegar proves himself more than capable of dealing with the Akuma, but falls victim to Road and her manipulation of memories of his tragic class. The Millennium Earl then retrieves and destroys the fragments of Innocence held by Yeegar. Road sings an eerie song about the Earl's search for the Heart of Innocence, and when the Exorcists finally arrive to help Yeegar, her song is the only thing he can utter. Komui explains that the 'Heart of Innocence' is what both the Black Order and Millennium Earl are searching for. 
27 27 "My Mentor, General Cross" (My Master, General Cross)
"Waga Shi, Kurosu Gensui" (わが師、クロス元帥) 
April 10, 2007
The Exorcists are divided into groups to protect the four Generals; Cloud, Zokalo, Cross and Tiedoll. Allen and Lenalee are assigned to General Cross. On the way, Allen tells Lenalee his bitter memories of Cross and the tragedy of a good friend Nalei who became an Akuma to bring his sister back to life after she was killed. It was how he learned about the nature of Akuma and the tortured souls trapped within them. 
28 28 "Exorcist Krory" (Krory the Exorcist )
"Ekusoshisuto Kurōrī" (エクソシスト•クロウリー) 
April 17, 2007
Krory, Lavi and Bookman investigate several villages where people keep disappearing. They meet a friendly and mysterious Level 2 Akuma who works on a farm and plays with the children. Days later, they receive news of disappearances in another village, and when they investigate, the village is in flames. Krory believes there is another Akuma and goes after it viciously but it escapes. Krory lowers his guard as he believes in the possibility of a good Akuma, but the friendly Akuma shows its true self when a fragment of Innocence is revealed after the church’s stained glass window is broken. Krory is forced to destroy it, and accept the fate of being an Exorcist. 
29 29 "The One Who Sells Souls, Part 1" (The Soul Sellers, Part One)
"Tamashii o Uru Mono - Zenpen" (魂を売る者•前編) 
April 24, 2007
The Millennium Earl is seen answering several phone calls and confirming business deals. Allen and Lenalee arrive at Liverpool to meet “Mother”, who took care of Allen during his training years with General Cross, to ask her about his master's whereabouts. As they pass a funeral, a hoard of Akuma appear and attack the mourners. When a nurse who lost her husband becomes an Akuma, they suspect a possible conspiracy at a local hospital. 
30 30 "The One Who Sells Souls, Part 2" (The Soul Sellers, Part Two)
"Tamashii o Uru Mono - Kōhen" (魂を売る者•後編) 
May 1, 2007
While Allen comforts their friend Liza as she mourns her sweetheart's death, Lenalee investigates the cause of why there is a large quantity of Akuma in the area. Lenalee suspects the work of a broker within the hospital who sells souls to the Millennium Earl, either the chief doctor, or a young money-hungry one. Working undercover as a nurse, Lenalee discovers that it is the chief doctor whom Mother promises to make see the error of his ways. Lenalee is called back to headquarters by her brother, while Allen is handed a pile of letters from General Cross which may lead to his whereabouts. 
31 31 "Lost Miranda" (Miranda’s Lost)
"Maigo no Miranda" (迷子のミランダ) 
May 8, 2007
While heading to Black Order Headquarters to become an Exorcist, Miranda Lotto gets separated from her Finder escort. She meets a nice family with a travelling magic show who takes her in. When Akuma discover her Innocence, they attack her and Officer Moore who came to her assistance. Lenalee arrives just in time to rescue them both. Miranda finally arrives at the headquarters, but is horrified when she realizes that Komui plans to cut her grandfather clock open to extract the fragment of Innocence. 
32 32 "Mysterious Ghost Ship" (The Mysterious Ghost Ship)
"Nazo no Yūreisen" (なぞの幽霊船) 
May 15, 2007
While waiting for a ship to rendezvous with Lenalee, Allen encounters a group of young wannabe pirates who claim that a pirate ship is sinking ships along the coast. They lead Allen to an Akuma ship which he destroys before continuing his journey. 
33 33 "The Village Where a Witch Lives, Part 1" (The Village Where the Witch Lives, Part One)
"Majo no Sumu Mura - Zenpen" (魔女の棲む村•前編) 
May 22, 2007
While on his way to meet up with fellow Exorcist Daisya Barry in a village called Dan Kern, Kanda must pass though the infamous The Forest of No Return. In the forest he encounters an Akuma and the kind but cowardly Finder Goz, the only survivor of a group sent to investigate the village. They encounter a group of woodsmen who are also Akuma. Kanda destroys all but one who escapes. later. they meet a young girl Sophia and her father and stay with them, but Kanda is suspicious. Goz disappears in the night and Kanda follows his trail to a supposed witch's house 
34 34 "The Village Where a Witch Lives, Part 2" (The Village Where the Witch Lives, Part Two)
"Majo no Sumu Mura - Kōhen" (魔女の棲む村•後編) 
May 29, 2007
Kanda finds Goz and Sophia’s father in the supposed witch's house. On the way back to the village they encounter Sophia who explains that as long as there is a witch in the village, the people had someone to blame for problems. HHer sickly sister Angela was chosen to replace the old woman who died. When Angela died, the Millennium Earl convinced Sophie to bring her back, and the sisters merged into one Akuma and turned the whole village into Akuma. The entire village of Akuma then attack Kanda, but he destroys them, leaving only Sophia, a Level 2 Akuma who he also kills. He leaves Goz and goes on to meet Exorcist Daisya Barry. 
35 35 "Exorcist Clad in Wind" (The Wind-Clad Exorcist)
"Kaze o Matō Ekusoshisuto" (風をまとうエクソシスト) 
June 5, 2007
As she is on her way to reunite with Allen in Spain, Lenalee agrees to accompany Goz to the next town through the Black Forest, reportedly a place of wolf attacks. In the midst of the forest, they meet a group of forest settlers running away from their home because of wolf attacks. As a child is about to be attacked by wolves Exorcist Suman Dark appears and saves her, but refuses to help guard the settlers as it is not part of his orders. Just then they are attacked by a fast and powerful Level 2 Wolf Akuma but managed to defeat it and guide the settlers to the next town. Suman plans to on to guard General Winters Socalo, but agrees to escort the settlers back through the forest where they destroy the rest of the Wolf Akuma. The surley Suman surprisingly discovers some kindness within himself. 
36 36 "Shroud of Darkness" (The Dark Curtain)
"Yami no Tobari" (闇の帳) 
June 12, 2007
Continuing their search for General Cross, Allen and Lenalee's train is attacked by hordes of Akuma led by a Level 2. They bump into a group of Finders who report many Akuma travelling west. Shortly thereafter the group of Finders are attacked by many of Akuma also led by a Level 2, but Allen and Lenalee return and manage to defeat them. Meanwhile the Millennium Earl announces to the Clan of Noah including Tyki, Skin and twins Jasdero and Devit that he plans to get rid of the Exorcists and gives them each a card with the names of people he'd like to be eliminated. 
37 37 "Charity Bell" (The Neighborhood Boy ~Charity Bell~)
"Rinjin no Kane ~Chariti Beru~" (隣人の鐘 〜チャリティベル〜) 
June 19, 2007
As Kanda and Daisya head out to Barcelona to meet up with General Tiedoll, they are attacked by a hoard of Akuma. Afterwards Daisya reminisces about his past on how he became an Exorcist and how he met General Tiedoll when he was a young soccer-loving boy living in his poor family's souvenir shop. 
38 38 "Froi Tiedoll" (Froi Tiedoll)
"Furowa Tiedōru" (フロワ•ティエドール) 
June 26, 2007
A massive approaching legion of Akuma brings crisis in Barcelona which is thought to be the location of General Tiedoll. In fact, he is travelling with a family and sketching landscapes. The large groups of Finders prepare to protect the city as they wait for the Exorcists to arrive. Meanwhile Kanda and Daisya meet up with another fellow Exorcist, Noise Marie who detects at least 200 Akuma converging on Barcelona, and together they head towards the city. The Akuma attack Barcelona and the finders struggle to protect the city but the Akuma break through their defenses. Luckily, Kanda and the others arrive just in time. While the Exorcists are split up, Daisya meets Tyki and realizes Tyki is not human. Meanwhile, as news spreads about the Akuma, General Tiedoll heads towards the city, as do Allen and Lenalee. 
39 39 "Silent Coffins" (Silent Casket)
"Chinmoku no Hitsugi" (沈黙の棺) 
July 3, 2007
Daisya attempts to fight Tyki, but is no match for the powerful Noah, thus leading to a tragic conclusion. General Tiedoll arrives on the outskirts and destroys the fleeing Akuma and then learns about Daisya's death from Kanda and Marie. He refuses to return to headquarters and vows to fight the war against the Akuma. Meanwhile, Allen and Lenalee arrive in Barcelona to find the bodies of Daisya and many dead Finders. Tyki gets himself lost, and encounters Suman Dark and his teammates in India. The tragedy of the war is escalating with 148 Black Order deaths including 6 Exorcists. Komui forbids the Finders from telling the deceased's families of the deaths to prevent the creation of more Akuma. Tiedoll and his Exorcists briefly meet Allen and Lenalee and tells them that Timcampy could be their guide to find Cross. 
40 40 "Requiem Rose" (The Roses of Eternal Repose)
"Chinkon no Bara" (鎮魂の薔薇) 
July 10, 2007
Following Timcampy on the continued search for General Cross, Allen and Lenalee reunite with Lavi and Krory in the Bulgarian town of Rose Dorina which is celebrating the Rose Festival. Lavi tells them the total number of casualties in the war against the Millennium Earl, and how one of the Exorcists was killed by a Noah. Meanwhile, the Millennium Earl talks with Road about his concern with General Cross. During the night, Allen tells Lavi about the people he could and could not save, but with the help of Lavi, realizes the true reason why they fight. The next day as they prepare to leave, a beautiful blonde woman is seen watching them from a tower before she transforms into a black cat. 
41 41 "A New Assassin" (A New Assassin)
"Arata Naru Shikyaku" (新たなる刺客) 
July 17, 2007
Allen, Lenalee, Lavi, and Krory arrive at the Bosphorus Strait but a storm delays them from going further. A black cat leads them to an inn run by Lulu Bell, but during the night an Akuma attack prevents them from resting. Indeed, the cat is taking orders from the Millennium Earl. The cat is revealed as the Noah Lulu Bell, whose mission is to test Allen's Akuma-seeing eye and kill the Exorcists with the assistance of Mimi, her Level 2 Akuma servant. When Lulu Bell reveals herself, the rest of the Exorcists realize their trip is going to be more difficult than ever now that they have a new Noah to deal with. 
42 42 "The Black Cat's Traps" (Trap of the Black Cat)
"Kuroneko no Wana" (黒猫の罠) 
July 24, 2007
The Exorcists explore the oriental world of Turkey. Lulu Bell initiates a devious trap to separate the Exorcists in an attempt to eliminate Allen and stop them from reuniting with General Cross. She seizes her chance when Krory gets himself lost, and impersonates Lenalee to lure him to the outskirts of town. Krory is nearly defeated by a Level 2 Akuma, but the other Exorcists arrive just in time. In the struggle, Lenalee and her impostor cannot be told apart, and both of them are captured by the Akuma who then take separate paths. Allen and Krory go after the spider-type Akuma and rescue one of the Lenalees while Lavi goes after the scorpion-type Akuma and destroys it. Lavi realizes that he has rescued the real Lenalee while Allen and Krory realize they have freed the fake Lenalee. She escapes, but when they give chase they find themselves lost. 
43 43 "The Wandering Stone Statue" (The Wandering Statue)
"Samayoeru Sekizō" (さまよえる石像) 
July 31, 2007
Separated from Lenalee and Lavi, Allen and Krory arrive in a town where a boy named Selim is accused of stealing a stone statue, the town symbol, which he says moved of its own accord. No-one is willing to believe him, except the mayor's daughter Katia. The villagers threaten to kill Selim, but Allen senses two Akuma and destroys them in front of the villagers. Afraid, the villagers chase the Exorcists back into the forest, as planned by Lulu Bell and Mimi. That night, Selim tells Allen and Krory how he witnessed the stone statue moving. Suspecting the presence of Innocence, the Exorcists decide to investigate. They see the stone statue moving into a ruined temple and follow it, becoming the targets of Mimi's Akuma. They are also attacked by a hoard of Akuma and by the statue activated by Lulu Bell. However as the Exorcists look like winning, Lulu Bell calls off the attack having effectively delayed their progress. 
44 44 "Iron Fan Maid" (Maid Girl's Iron Fan)
"Tessen no Jijo" (鉄扇の侍女) 
August 7, 2007
Lavi races against time to try to make it to Bookman's location to cure Lenalee's illness, and in the canyons he saves a young maid from an Akuma. The maid is actually Mimi, who plots to steal Lavi's Innocence and kill them both. Luck does not seem to be on her side as Lavi always manages to directly or indirectly stop her from stealing his weapon. Lenalee's condition worsens, and she tells Lavi to leave her but he refuses. The situation stirs up memories in Mimi of her own creation, and she becomes more determined to finish the mission and see Lulu Bell smile. She finally manages to steal Lavi's Innocence and attempts to kill the two Exorcists with her iron fans, but Bookman's arrival turns the odds back on the Exorcists' side. A defeated Mimi returns to Lulu Bell, who decides not to dismiss her. That is all it takes for Mimi to smile once more. 
45 45 "Strange Mansion" (Intriguing Mansion)
"Kimyō na Yakata" (奇妙な館) 
August 14, 2007
Kanda, Marie, and General Tiedoll arrive in Czechoslovakia where they meet a man named Klaus, who tells them the history of Jan Novak's famous mansion. The Exorcists soon discover a trio of Level 2 Akuma who lure them into Jan's mansion, and ultimately, a trap. The mansion is full of tricks and twists, along with hoards of Akuma. With Tiedoll curiously poking around and Klaus's interference, Kanda and Marie have their hands full just protecting them. 
46 46 "Illusions in the Snow" (Illusion of Silver)
"Shirogane no Gen'ei" (白銀の幻影) 
August 21, 2007
Continuing east to China and to be reunited with Lenalee, Lavi, and Bookman, Allen and Krory must cross the Himalayan Mountains. They hire a young guide to take them through a "shortcut" in the mountains in spite of a pending snowstorm, watched by Mimi. When Krory injures his leg, they camp in an ice cave overnight. That night, both Krory and Allen see illusions of their loved and feared ones: Eliade and Arystar Senior for Krory, Mana and Cross for Allen. They are lured outside by the illusions and attacked by the Akuma of Lulu Bell and Mimi, but then are caught in an avalanche. Thanks to Timcanpy, the group finally reunites in Lhasa, but Lulu Bell has successfully delayed them, knowing that Cross has already left China. 
47 47 "The Crystal Girl" (The Girl of the Crystal)
"Suishō no Shōjo" (水晶の少女) 
August 28, 2007
Allen, Krory, Lenalee, Lavi, and Bookman arrive in a town where a strange phenomenon is causing a water shortage. Krory, Lavi, and Bookman go to investigate the nearby lake, while Allen and Lenalee question the townspeople. Lenalee meets a young fortune-teller named Mei Lin and her grandfather who threw her crystal ball into the lake which may be a possible Innocence and the cause of the water shortage. As they talk, they are attacked by Akuma searching for the possible Innocence and Mei Lin is kidnapped by a dragon-type Akuma. Meanwhile at the lake Krory and Lavi find something under the water, but they are also attacked by Akuma. 
48 48 "Wavering Accommodator" (The Reluctant Host)
"Yureru Tekigōsha" (揺れる適合者) 
September 4, 2007
Bookman suspects the crystal ball in the lake is an Innocence fragment. Mei Lin's grandfather tells how they threw her crystal ball into the lake after Mei Lin saw something terrifying in the future. Everyone converges on the lake where the dragon-type Akuma drops Mei Lin into the water. This activates the Innocence in the crystal ball, absorbing all of the water in the lake. Lenalee explains to Mei Lin that she is the host but Mei Lin refuses to accept it as the future she saw contained death and destruction around her. However, given a choice, Mei Lin finally accepts her destiny as an Exorcist and with Lenalee's help, Mei Lin merges with the Innocence. Watching from afar, Lulu Bell tells Mimi that she will report to the Millennium Earl their mission was a success, even though another Exorcist was created. 
49 49 "Lulu Bell's Bell" (Madam Lulu Bell’s Bell)
"Ruru=Beru-sama" (ルル=ベル様) 
September 11, 2007
Annoyed that another Innocence has reached its compatible user, the Millennium Earl orders Lulu Bell to investigate its powers. Lulu Bell is disinterested in complying, and Mimi offers to do the job for her. When the bell falls from Lulu Bell's hair, she lets a very grateful Mimi keep it. Mei Lin's Innocence allows her to see the scouting Akuma, so Mimi decides to try stealing the Innocence. Things do not go as planned and she ends up in a fight with Lenalee. Mimi decides she will not retreat this time and finally reveals her Akuma form: a large dragon with the power of ferocious wind. While challenging, the Exorcists' combined efforts effectively defeat her, but Mei Lin sees a future vision of with them all hurt in a terrible battle. The Millennium Earl gives Lulu Bell more Akuma to destroy the Innocence. As Lulu Bell leaves, Mimi follows her, ignoring her injured state. 
50 50 "Feelings of Devotion" (Earnest Feelings)
"Ichizuna Omoi" (一途な想い) 
September 18, 2007
Allen, Lenalee, Krory, Lavi, and Bookman accompany Mei Lin to meet her Finder at the Asian Headquarters, however, Lulu Bell and her hoards of Akuma are hot on their trail. Mei Lin's predictions help them fight the Akuma but the process exhausts her. The attackers force them to split into two groups, and Lulu Bell goes after Mei Lin. In the fierce battle, no-one gains the upper hand, then even though she is badly hurt, Mimi arrives to help Lulu Bell. This helps Lulu Bell retrieve the crystal ball and destroy the Innocence fragment, but at the cost of Mimi's life. When the Millennium Earl congratulates her and turns to leave, Lulu Bell does not follow him. 
51 51 "Set Sail, to the East" (Set Sail From The Far East)
"Shukkō, Higashi e" (出航、東へ) 
September 25, 2007
Allen, Lenalee, Krory, Lavi, and Bookman arrive in Guangzhou, China. In a market, a cat grabs Timcanpy but they manage to retrieve him. They meet the beautiful Anita and her huge servant, Mahoja, who are supporters of the Black Order. Anita informs the Exorcists that General Cross had left China and was heading east to Edo, Japan when the ship was destroyed at sea by Akuma but it is unknown if he survived or not. Anita and Mahoja prepare a ship and crew to take the Exorcists to Edo. As they are about to depart they are attacked by a group of Akuma and the Exorcists impress the crew with their fighting abilities. As they set sail, the Millennium Earl sends a new wave of Akuma against Allen’s group. 

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