Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan, known in Japan as Nurarihyon no Mago (ぬらりひょんの孫, Nurarihyon's Grandchild?) is a manga series written and illustrated by Hiroshi Shiibashi. The series was first published in Shueisha as a oneshot in 2007. Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan has been continuously serialized in the Japanese manga anthology Weekly Shōnen Jump since March 2008 and has been collected in 12 tankōbon volumes as of April 2010. A Drama CD was released in December 2009. An anime adaptation by Studio DEEN began airing in Japan on 5 July 2010. The manga has been licensed to be released in the United States, with the first volume to be released early 2011.
Rikuo Nura, is 3 parts human and a quarter demon, lives in a house of spirits with his grandfather, the current clan head of the Nura youkai. Rikou is set to be the next clan head, despite the fact he dislikes his demon side. He soon comes to terms with his demon blood and decides to take his position as young master of the Nura house. However there are those who will certainly not allow it to be easy.