In his madness, Death the Kid has embraced a new notion of 'order': Only in nothingness can there be true balance and equilibrium. But for Black*Star, being on equal footing with anyone is not his style. Black*Star has always wanted to 'transcend the gods'-now his only chance may be to overpower his shinigami friend and take Death down if he wants to save him...!
Atsushi Ohkubo's debut manga series, B.ICHI, originally appeared in Square Enix's monthly SHONEN GANGAN magazine. Upon completion of the series, his concept for SOUL EATER began as a series of shorts appearing in the same magazine and later became the long-running work that has earned him international renown. In 2011, he began working on a prequel series entitled SOUL EATER NOT!