Hordes of akuma are arriving in Edo to join the Earl, who has found a nefarious use for one of the greatest of all Biblical artifacts. Meanwhile, one akuma has invaded the Asian Branch of the Dark Order to take care of Allen once and for all. Allen doesn't appear to stand a chance, but the very nature of the akuma's attack starts something no one could have anticipated, and might wind up changing the fate of the world! -- VIZ Media
D.Gray-man is the story of Allen Walker, who roams a fictional 19th century Earth in search of Innocence, a mysterious substance used to fight demons called akuma. Allen has had his heart pierced and his Innocence pulverized by an assassin from the Clan of Noah. Allen is taken to the Asian branch of the Black Order to heal. He is keen to rejoin the battle, but he will not be able to fight again until he learns how to activate his Innocence and turn it into a weapon. Reads R to L (Japanese Style) for teen plus audiences.
Hopelessly outnumbered by the Millennium Earl's forces, Lenalee, Lavi, and the rest of the survivors from Anita's ship face almost certain annihilation. Then, as if determined to make sure of it, the Noah enter the fray! But the harried agents of the Black Order refuse to throw in the towel, knowing this may be the last stand of the Exorcists. If any hope remains, it could reside with Allen Walker...but no one knows if they'll ever see him again! -- VIZ Media
Allen Walker, along with the other Exorcists--people possessed by God--must prevent the end of the world by fighting and defeating the Millennium Earl, demons, and evil using the special substance known as "Innocence."
Cross Marian is about to finish off Tyki Mikk when the Millennium Earl barges in, spreading chaos and destruction in every direction! The Earl's plan to build a new Ark using data downloads from the old one seems unstoppable, until Allen encounters a strange apparition that tells him to play the piano. Allen would be more than happy to oblige, but there's one slight problem--he never learned how! -- VIZ Media
With Allen Walker once more in their ranks, the Exorcists soldier into the fabled Ark of Noah. In almost no time they encounter opposition in the form of two young Noah possessing startling powers. The Noah, however, seem less interested in the grand plans of the Millennium Earl than in collecting payment on yet another mountain of debt accrued by Allen's master, General Cross Marian. Can the Exorcists find the literal key out of this potentially lethal predicament? -- VIZ Media
Allen has disappeared. Lavi and Lenalee rush to find him, only to wind up confronting a horde of akuma pursuing Allen's golem Timcanpy. After dealing with this they are ordered to continue their mission without Allen, his place to be taken by a new Exorcist--Miranda Lotto. Allen, meanwhile, wakes up inside the Asian Branch of the Black Ministry to the sobering reality that he has lost his Innocence! -- VIZ Media
The battle on the sea continues, with the swarm of evolved akuma pressing hard on the Exorcists. Lenalee tries to tackle one akuma on her own, but realizes she can prevail only by unleashing the full force of her Innocence. Back on the ship Lavi prepares to call on a special attribute of his own Innocence. Will any of this be enough? Can the Exorcists hold on, or will they need help that may or may not come? -- VIZ Media