Based on a shounen manga by Ookubo Atsushi serialised in Shounen Gangan.Set in the Shinigami technical school for weapon technicians, the series revolves around three pairs of two characters with each having a weapon technician and a human weapon. They try to make the latter a "Death Scythe" and thus fit for use by the Shinigami. They must collect the souls of 99 evil humans and one witch to do this.Note: There were two versions of Soul Eater. The first was a normal version which aired on Mondays and the second was a "Late Show" version which aired on Thursday nights. The "Late Show" version had some extra scenes added during eye-catches and before the next episode preview but the main part of the show didn't have any differences from the normal version.The series was rebroadcast on TV Tokyo under the title Soul Eater: Repeat Show (ソウルイーター リピートショー) from September 30, 2010, featuring new opening and closing themes.