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Black Bird (Manga)

Black Bird

Alternative Titles

English: Black Bird
Japanese: ブラックバード

Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: 18
Chapters: 84
Status: Finished
Published: Jul 13, 2006 to Dec 13, 2012
Authors: Sakurakouji, Kanoko (Story & Art)
Serialization: Betsucomi

Statistics

Score: 7.831 (scored by 11232 users)
Ranked: #15402
Popularity: #107
Members: 23,259
Favorites: 1,434
1 indicates a weighted score
2 based on the top manga page. Please not that 'R18+' titles are excluded.

Popular Tags

romance shoujo supernatural

Synopsis

The world is full of mysterious "things," but life keeps on going peacefully because no one can see them--except Misao. Harada Misao has the special power to see these "things," but she doesn't tell anybody and tries to continue leading a happy high school life. Though she's jealous of her friends who have boyfriends, she's just like a normal teenage girl as she keeps having dreams about a boy she met when she was younger who has the same power she does.

Her mundane life suddenly changes when demons try to eat her, and her old friend Kyo comes back to protect her from them. Then, she finds out that she is personally being sought out by demons either to become their bride or their food, and that Kyo is a demon, too. Will she still marry him like they promised when they were children, based on her faith in him that he has no bad intentions towards her? Will she even be safe at school now that Kyo has become her new homeroom teacher? Her exciting teenage life is just about to begin.

(Source: Serenus-Dreamers)

Background

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Characters

 Kyo
Usui, Kyo
Main
 Misao
Harada, Misao
Main
 Taro
Taro
Supporting
 Zenki
Zenki
Supporting
 Sojo
Usui, Sojo
Supporting
 Ryo
Sagami, Ryo
Supporting
 Kuzunoha
Shuhei, Kuzunoha
Supporting

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Jun 24, 12:09 AM
TheQueenYoora
I came across Black Bird after I finished reading Hana to Akuma. Being a fan of youkai(s) and stuff (because they are somewhat gorgeous lol), this manga caught my interest. Initially, I really love the plot of the story. The manga was good, it is entertaining. However, there are downsides to it as well. I somewhat find Misao kinda annoying the way she wails and stuff and that she always cries. I love how Kyo acts sometimes, though. The way he gives off that mysterious aura is a plus points for me. However, I did not like the ending of this manga because basically, how read more
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May 12, 2010 7:47 PM
adayday24
Black Bird is one of those manga that you love at one point but then hate when the chapters start going nowhere.

Story: 7
Black Bird is about teenage girl (Misao) who can see little spirits and things from the underworld. One day she comes across a demon man (Kyo). It turns out this man was the boy who once played with her when she was little. When they were children the man said he would marry her. Shortly after he disappeared. Now he's back and has come to claim what is his.

The story kicks off with your usual shoujo facotrs. Boy loves girl. Girl is read more
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Dec 19, 2010 3:14 AM
Maz-Maz
Harada, Misao is a sixteen-year-old chick (16! Oh, what a surprise!), in highschool (two surprises already, I don't know how many more surprises I can take!) and can see freaky mumbo jumbo (spirits, demons, ghosts, you name it: she saw it) and then pops up Usui, Kyo who then becomes her teacher *SURPRISED gasp* (although this fact is forgotten later on in the story... Somehow) and tells her he's her childhood friend and that she has to marry him or risk getting eaten by fellow youkai.

"I thought I was having a nightmare" said main protagonist, you thought YOU were having a nightmare, I KNOW I read more
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Dec 17, 2010 11:55 PM
rava
Sexist garbage. I hate everything this manga stands for.

How can you enjoy reading a story about a woman being jerked around so badly by a man?

I stopped reading this manga after he yelled at her to watch him kill someone because it was her fault that it had to happen. She's a 16 year old girl, you monster.

It's hard for me to express all the problems here without really spoiling anything. If you are one of those women who likes the idea of having someone hiding in your trashcan at night, or who would find it romantic to one day come home read more
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