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Black Torch

Black Torch

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English: Black Torch


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


Score: 7.421 (scored by 1833 users)
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Ranked: #45992
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Popularity: #1343
Members: 6,824
Favorites: 92
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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)


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


Azuma, Jirou
Kishimonji, Ichika
Kusumi, Touko
Usami, Hana
Shiba, Ryousuke
Kirihara, Reiji

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Jun 12, 2017
FireFistYK (All reviews)

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!

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)

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)
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
Sep 21, 2017
Lastdeadn1 (All reviews)
Here is my first review.
After seeing the premise and giving it a go, I find it very enjoyable.

The plot of the story is fairly simple, with a seemingly powerful main protagonist and a good strong starting point. But it still fall short in consistency and will feel at times weak and predictable. Yet this isn't problematic but should be noted that it's not a ground breaking manga with a superb story. I would qualify it as being on the upper tier of generic cliché story, meaning it keeps you going although you've seen many stories like that.

The art is very well executed for this story, read more


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