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Black Torch

Black Torch

Alternative Titles

English: Black Torch
Japanese: BLACK TORCH

Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: 5
Chapters: 19
Status: Finished
Published: Dec 31, 2016 to Jul 11, 2018
Authors: Takaki, Tsuyoshi (Story & Art)
Serialization: Jump SQ.

Statistics

Score: 7.381 (scored by 2131 users)
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Ranked: #50952
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Popularity: #1209
Members: 7,871
Favorites: 113
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Synopsis

Jirou Azuma is descended from of a long line of shinobi, and he also can talk to animals. Although he may appear rough and tumble, his compassionate side emerges when it comes to furry critters. But Jirou's soft spot for animals gets him in major trouble when a suspicious stray cat fuses with him, granting him exceptional power but also dragging him into humanity's hidden battle against powerful, menacing spirits.

(Source: VIZ Media)

Background

Black Torch has been licensed in English by VIZ Media under the Shonen Jump imprint.

Characters

Azuma, Jirou
Main
Ragou
Main
Kishimonji, Ichika
Supporting
Kouga
Supporting
Kirihara, Reiji
Supporting
Kusumi, Touko
Supporting
Usami, Hana
Supporting
Shiba, Ryousuke
Supporting

More reviewsReviews

Apr 17, 2019
XxLockyxX (All reviews)
His resemblance to Bleach made me create a kind of "tie" with this manga. The art is very pleasing and its universe provides a rewarding experience.

This does not exclude the amount of clichés and empty characters in some issues.

I hoped that Jirou's growth would come from his relationship with his grandfather, which really put me down. But still, his ability to act in pairs with Ragou leaves the reader content, for one does not nullify the other's abilities...

I hoped that the relationship between Ichika and Jirou would grow into maturity for both of them, but the support they gave to the supporting character through read more
Jun 12, 2017
FireFistYK (All reviews)
Preliminary
*SPOILER FREE REVIEW*

Black Torch! A manga I picked up when the first chapter came out because I heard that it strongly resembles Bleach. I loved Bleach but it got really bad afterwards, so if a manga that has Bleach vibes just came out, Why not pick it up? And my decision turned out to be a correct one!

Story:
While not something "VERY" original, it's still pretty darn intresting. A boy who can understand animals saves a cat who he later finds out is a legendary Momonoke that has beeen sealed away for a long time. After a couple of events our MC Azuma Jirou acquires the read more
Mar 25, 2018
3SC4N0R (All reviews)
Preliminary


Most of the people will say that Black Torch is Similar to Bleach , Yes it is similar.

some of the characters are exactly same and at first it seems very predictable like bleach fights, but its not like that ,this Manga is full of surprises and I think this is one of the best arts I've seen and it's just keeps getting better.
The manga follows a story about a boy named Jiro in the Universe where exists not only humans but also mononokes. Later you will se how jiro connects to a mononoke , I don't want to spoil you so see the rest yourself read more
Aug 9, 2018
Fenrisulfr6 (All reviews)
Preliminary
Mangwha such as Black Torch have always attracted me for its blend of warrior action, culture, and mythology. Recently I finished reading the first issue of Black Torch and found it to be a perfectly well established mangwha that has the potential to outclass Bleach and Naruto. The story has been superb and the writer delivers readers with a consistency in novelty and creative ingenuity. The art is unique on its own and complements the story very well, each panel and shot of the comic flows well with each setting to deliver to readers an articulate concept of the situation and mood. The author goes read more

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why in the actual hell this show got canceled
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