D.Gray-man Encyclopedia

Opening (オープニング, Ōpuningu) is the first volume of the manga series that is written and illustrated by Katsura Hoshino. The volume was released in Japan on October 4, 2004 and was released in North America and Europe on May 2, 2006.


A born exorcist, Walker's primary anti-akuma weapon is the cross that's embossed on his red, disfigured left hand, which contains Innocence. But not only does Walker destroy akuma, he sees the akuma hiding inside a person's soul! Together with his fellow exorcists fighting under the command of the Black Order, Walker leads the battle against the Millennium Earl, the evil being out to destroy mankind.[1]

Volume Illustration[]

The first volume features Allen Walker and the Earl of Millennium on the cover.

Author's Note[]

English note[]

"It was my dream to become an astronaut, but it seems like it wasn't meant to be. Instead, I'm thinking about traveling to space inside my head. If you're not busy, please join me."
—Katsura Hoshino

Japanese note[]


Volume Contents[]

List of Chapters[]


  1. D.Gray-man, Vol. 1. Viz Media.

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