A Boy from the Cursed Temple

A Boy from the Cursed Temple is an anime episode of Blue Exorcist that was released on 05/15/2011


Having Shiemi as a new classmate, Rin's disregards for classes brings forth anger from another fellow classmate, Ryuji, a.k.a. "Bon". But after learning of his story, Rin finds that him and Bon have more things in common than he's like to admit.

Plot Summary

During class, Rin daydreams about saving Shiemi and being saluted by his classmates. After that, Rin woke up. He appear to sleep a lot during classes every time. This was making Bon angry and bail at Rin. During the break time, Rin, Shiemi, and Yukio sitting on a fountain. As Yukio finished talk with Shiemi, this leaved only Rin and her and Rin seems to be shy to start a conversation with Shiemi. He later asked Shiemi which class is she's at after she goes to high school. Shiemi told him that she doesn't know that much and ask Rin if he had any friends. After then, Shiemi seems beg Rin for being her friends. Although hasn't finished talking yet as Bon, Shima, and Miwa came. Bon made them both embarrassed by ask Rin if Shiemi is his girlfriend. Rin and the rest students leaves and preparing to go to P.E class.

Bon vowing to defeat Satan
Bon vowing to defeat Satan

Rin and Bon was seen running and have a race as Bon kicked Rin to the front. When Bon almost eaten, he was saved as the teacher pulled the frog back. Bon was called by the P.E teacher and told him not to do anything that causing trouble with Rin cause he's special and under circumstance. Meanwhile, Shima and Miwa tells Rin about Bon's story and his ambition to rebuild his temple and gain respect back from everyone. Bon actually hold a burden and sad story where he studying seriously to defeat Satan. Shiemi and Izumo are racing on the next race. Shiemi lose as she seen wearing a traditional clothing as she used as usual. While the next race about to begin, the teacher received a call and leave the class in a hurry. As Bon and Rin still fighting, Bon ask Rin to go near the giant demon frog to prove if Rin really determined to become a great exorcist or not. Rin refused and told Bon he wouldn't risk his life in such useless thing. Angered by this, Bon angered and then go near the frog to prove that he really capable to become a great exorcist to defeat Satan. Hearing this, Izumo and Paku laugh and sadden Bon. Bon was saved by Rin after Rin came over and scream to the frog to let go. After the frog let Rin go, Rin told Bon that he's the one who will defeat Satan and told him just to get lost.

Yukio is seen pointing a gun to the frog and speaking on a phone with Mephisto Pheles. Mephisto was seen standing on a building and meet up with his elder brother, Amaimon. Amaimon was told by Mephisto to leave before anger Satan at Gehenna. After then, Rin was seen on the class studying with Yukio and Shiemi. He was having a hard time because of his hair goes down and made him hard to see. Bon came and say thank you to Rin and gave him an object to help him push his hair back so he can look clearly to study.


  • Japanese Name: "Tatari-dera no Ko" (祟り寺の子)
  • Manga Chapter: Chapter 4 (Volume 2)
  • Opening Theme: "Core Pride" by Uverworld
  • Ending Theme: "Take Off" by 2PM

Characters & Voice Actors

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Rin Okumura ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Nobuhiko Okamoto ( x ) ( x ) ( x ) (Japanese)
Shiemi Moriyama ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Kana Hanazawa ( x ) ( x ) ( x ) (Japanese)
Yukio Okumura ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Jun Fukuyama ( x ) ( x ) ( x ) (Japanese)
Mephisto Pheles ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Hiroshi Kamiya ( x ) ( x ) ( x ) (Japanese)
Amaimon ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Tetsuya Kakihara ( x ) ( x ) ( x ) (Japanese)
Ryūji Suguro ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Kazuya Nakai ( x ) ( x ) ( x ) (Japanese)
Kamiki Izumo ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Eri Kitamura ( x ) ( x ) ( x ) (Japanese)
Noriko Paku ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Shura Kirigakure ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Renzo Shima ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Koji Yusa ( x ) ( x ) ( x ) (Japanese)
Konekomaru Miwa ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Yuki Kaji ( x ) ( x ) ( x ) (Japanese)


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Tensai Okamura Director He's the creator of Darker than Black and a director for many shows.
Kazue Kato Original Concept A writer, illustrator, and mangaka. Creator of the manga Ao no Exorcist (Blue Exorcist).
Ryota Yamaguchi Writer
Hiro Maruyama Producer


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