January 6, 2017【Blue Exorcist: Kyoto Impure King Arc】Premiere!
The anime will adapt the “Kyoto Impure King Arc”, which started in the 5th volume of
Kazue Katō manga.
In the late Edo Period, a demon known as the Impure King killed thousands of people. After defeating the demon, the Knights of the True Cross kept its left eye safely sealed away on Academy grounds - but now someone has stolen it! Hearing the thief has taken a child hostage, Yukio and Rin go to help. The investigation and pursuit will lead Rin and his friends to Kyoto and involve them even deeper in a sinister plot! But will his friends’ knowledge that Rin is the son of Satan drive a wedge between them?
Opening song: UVERworld (Blue Exorcists S1 OP1) Ending: Rin Akatsuki Cast from the 1st season also returns
+ An OVA will be released with the 19th volume of the manga on April 4, 2017