By night, teenager Yoshimori Sumimura is a "kekkaishi"--a demon-hunter who specializes in creating magical barriers around his prey. By day, Yoshimori's got other demons to battle: an addiction to sweets and a seriously crotchety grandfather! Yoshimori's pretty neighbor and childhood friend, Tokine Yukimura, is also a kekkaishi, but their families are feuding over who is the true practitioner of the art.
Who among our friends and enemies will sacrifice themselves—or others—to save the world from annihilation? What will be the ultimate fate of the child Chushinmaru, a “spirit reservoir” trapped alone for 400 years in the mystical site of Karasumori?
And what is the final destiny of Karasumori’s faithful guardians, Yoshimori and Tokine...?!