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Clarification needed[edit]

In the lead section, see the sentence beginning "Many characters". It is unclear whether "her assistants" refers to Hoshino's assistants or the assistants of Zone or Continue. Folklore1 (talk) 02:25, 2 December 2014 (UTC)

"Exorcists who makes use" also needs clarification. Perhaps "makes" should be "make"? Who is doing the making, all the members of the organization or just the hero? Should "Exorcists" be lower case? Folklore1 (talk) 02:33, 2 December 2014 (UTC)

To fix that first issue, changing it to "and Hoshino's assistants" probably wouldn't hurt. And to answer your question, it is correct when it says "makes" because all of the Exorcists can use the Innocence. The sentence would sound better if mention of the organization itself, the Black Order, was inserted. And no, Exorcists should not be lower cased, though I don't exactly know why. Sebastianpls (talk) 02:49, 2 December 2014 (UTC)
Check out Blue Exorcist, Exorcist is also capitalized there. Sebastianpls (talk) 02:50, 2 December 2014 (UTC)

The Blue Exorcist article uses both "exorcist" and "Exorcist" inconsistently. In the VizMedia reference, D.Gray-man, Volume 1, "exorcist" is lowercase. Folklore1 (talk) 01:18, 3 December 2014 (UTC)

Is "Exorcists" the name of an organization, making the word a proper noun? And is an "Exorcist" a member of that organization? Folklore1 (talk) 01:27, 3 December 2014 (UTC)
It's neither of those, they just have exorcist powers. So in that case, yeah lowercase them. Sebastianpls (talk) 03:46, 3 December 2014 (UTC)
Generally fictional concepts are written on upper case because the concept "Exorcist" in-series is different from an exorcist as traditionally described (though they're similar). I don't know if there's any guide or rule on this matter, though. Gabriel Yuji (talk) 12:17, 3 December 2014 (UTC)

I'm going to leave it uppercase in my copy edit. If somebody knows of an applicable Wikipedia guideline or style preference indicating lowercase would be more appropriate, please mention it here and make the edit. Folklore1 (talk) 01:34, 4 December 2014 (UTC)


The first paragraph of "Soundtracks" has some text that was commented out. Why is this text commented out? Folklore1 (talk) 02:34, 3 December 2014 (UTC)

We must look at its history to know but I'd risk it was probably because the statements are unsourced. Gabriel Yuji (talk) 03:52, 3 December 2014 (UTC)


See the sentence beginning with "During Summer and Q3 2008". Should this be "During the Summer and Fall of 2008"? Or does "Summer" and "Q3" identify the title given to a particular period by the media which rated D.Gray-man? Folklore1 (talk) 01:41, 4 December 2014 (UTC)

Please disregard that question. I just noticed the answer in the reference title. Folklore1 (talk) 01:50, 4 December 2014 (UTC)


See the sentence beginning "The Noah frees him to rescue Allen". Who is "him"? And which Noah (14th or 15th) frees him? Folklore1 (talk) 22:14, 4 December 2014 (UTC)


See the sentence containing "the state of Allen and the other main characters". I'm not sure what "state of" refers to. Is this about a "state of mind" or a geographical location? Folklore1 (talk) 22:23, 4 December 2014 (UTC)


I think the article ought to be edited to mention the publication of this series has now been halted for more than two years. The word was first that it stemmed from the mangaka's poor health, however it has become a conflict between her and her publishers about changes to bring (or not!) in the personality of the characters and where the story was heading to.

Most of the sources are in Japanese, but I found this one in English, for the rest, for more evidence or details, I'll leave the web searching in your hands:

Wouldn't you think the article needs to be edited ? — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 13:06, 29 June 2015 (UTC)