Black Cat (TV)

Black Cat

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Japanese: ブラックキャット
English: Black Cat
German: Black Cat
Spanish: Black Cat
French: Black Cat
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Type: TV
Episodes: 23
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 7, 2005 to Mar 31, 2006
Premiered: Fall 2005
Broadcast: Fridays at 01:25 (JST)
Licensors: Funimation
Studios: Gonzo
Source: Manga
Genres: AdventureAdventure, ComedyComedy, Sci-FiSci-Fi
Theme: Super PowerSuper Power
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.341 (scored by 125533125,533 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #23272
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #807
Members: 259,291
Favorites: 1,753

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Completing every job with ruthless accuracy, Train Heartnet is an infamous assassin with no regard for human life. Donning the moniker "Black Cat" in the underground world, the elite killer works for the powerful secret organization known only as Chronos.

One gloomy night, the blasé gunman stumbles upon Saya Minatsuki, an enigmatic bounty hunter, and soon develops an odd friendship with her. Influenced by Saya's positive outlook on life, Train begins to rethink his life. Deciding to abandon his role as the Black Cat, he instead opts to head down a virtuous path as an honest bounty hunter. However, Chronos—and particularly Creed Diskenth, Train's possessive underling—is not impressed with Train's sudden change of heart and vows to resort to extreme measures in order to bring back the emissary of bad luck.

This assassin turned "stray cat" can only wander so far before the deafening sound of gunfire rings out.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Cook, Justin
Harp, Clarine
Itagaki, Shin
Director, Storyboard, Key Animation
Mima, Masafumi
Sound Director


Opening Theme

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Amazon Music
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"Daia no Hana" by Yorico

Ending Theme

1: "Namidaboshi" by PUPPYPET (eps 1-12)
2: "Kutsuzure" by Matsuda Ryouji (eps 13-23)

Dec 31, 2006
Gah~ Ceray's Review Time (procrastination in disguise)! Anyway, this is the review for the anime Black Cat. The anime is about Black Cat, also known as Train Heartnet, who once was an assassin for the organization Chronos. Due to events that happen in the story, Train quits being an assassin to becoming a sweeper/bounty hunter.

Plot: Since I haven't read the manga (yet) I can't compare the plots, I do know, however, that the storyline has changed a bit, however that doesn't really affect the story. The main part of the story consists of Train more or less wanting to confront a ghost from his past ...
Dec 30, 2007
First of all, to be honest with you all. I did not enjoy this series as much as i thought i would like it mainly because of the plot and how it got fairly rushed in the end.

Story - The beginning part of the story i thought was very well made, it was very dark, mysterious but not scary at all for those who dislike scary storylines. But after a while the plot just seem dull and unoriginal. Typical protagonist trying to save the world, trying to protect his friends and trying to get revenge, all these types of storylines has been overused, if Black ...
Jun 26, 2014
I’m gonna be straight here – Black Cat is one of the most disappointing anime I’ve ever watched. It’s been two years since I watched this anime and I’m still a little bitter at how much potential remained unrealized at its end.

Black Cat is about this assassin named Train Heartnet (hey, at least he escaped whoever named all the characters in Geass). Or wait, it’s about this secret bio-weapon disguised as a loli named Eve. Actually no, it’s about this bounty hunter dude named Sven. Oh, wait, never mind, I remember, it’s actually about the villain, Creed, who has a hard-on for Train. No hang ...

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