|English Release:||Jan 2013|
The DWMA student body is still reeling after the news that one of their own is a witch. But as one young witch flees Death City, another has come back to DWMA hoping to strike a deal with Shinigami-sama. Medusa has already proven herself a traitor to the school, but the information she offers is critical to DWMA’s efforts to take down Arachnophobia and curb the spread of madness. Can Medusa be trusted to lead a team of students into the heart of enemy territory?!
Title Page Characters
- Maka Albarn
- Soul Eater (in weapon form, with the following message on his blade: "Listen to the Beat of the Soul")
- The Moon (with the same message as Soul's blade)
Author Page Characters
- Arachnophobia soldiers in cloaks and masks, with the message "Mask:Disguise:Visor"
SOULS, yet hidden, quite obscure.
Table of Contents Artwork
A child, shirtless and wearing a Jack O'Lantern, shouting "Yes!" next to the caption, "Pumpkin pants"
Chapter 45: "The Deal"
Main article: Chapter 45
Chapter 46: "Operation Capture Baba Yaga Castle" (Part 1)
Main article: Chapter 46
Chapter 47: "Operation Capture Baba Yaga Castle" (Part 2)
Main article: Chapter 47
Chapter 48: "Operation Capture Baba Yaga Castle" (Part 3)
Main article: Chapter 48
Main article: GAIDEN 12
- Takatoshi Shiozawa's artwork of Maka Albarn, Death the Kid, and Black☆Star wielding modified forms of Soul Eater, Tsubaki Nakatsukasa's Shuriken Mode, and Liz and Patty Thompson
- Yoshiki Tonogai's comic of Franken Stein using Panty-Shot Bombers in school lunches to reveal female characters' underwear (and his own boxers)
- Tomoyuki Maru's artwork of Kim Diehl wielding Jacqueline O'Lantern Dupré
GAIDEN Non-Canonical Episode
Main article: GAIDEN Non-Canonical Episode
- On the title page, the message on Soul's blade and the Moon, "Listen to the Beat of the Soul," appears elsewhere as an opening caption to another volume of the manga Soul Eater.
- The artwork on the table of contents alludes to pumpkin bloomers, which Medusa Gorgon wears while possessing Rachel Boyd in Chapter 45 (included in this volume), when Death and Spirit Albarn obsess over her underwear.
- In Yoshiki Tonogai's comic, the Panty-Shot Bombers reveal the kind of underwear the character wear: Maka Albarn's underwear features the Soul Eater logo, Tsubaki Nakatsukasa's a star, Liz Thompson's a DWMA logo, Arachne Gorgon's a spider, Medusa Gorgon (possessing Rachel Boyd's body) wears bloomers, and Franken Stein wears boxers.