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Japanese: クロザクロ
English: Kurozakuro
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Type: Manga
Volumes: 7
Chapters: 67
Status: Finished
Published: Jul 28, 2004 to Dec 7, 2005
Genres: Action Action, Adventure Adventure, Supernatural Supernatural
Theme: Mythology Mythology
Demographic: Shounen Shounen
Serialization: Shounen Sunday
Authors: Natsume, Yoshinori (Story & Art)


Score: 7.141 (scored by 11941,194 users)
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Ranked: #67062
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Popularity: #5936
Members: 3,241
Favorites: 32


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Volumes: /7
Chapters: /67


This is the story of a wuss named Mikito Sakurai who one day swallows the creation of a creature called Zakuro and becomes an "oni," a superhuman creature with a taste for human flesh. As Mikito is horrified by this change in his once gentle nature, he decides to leave on a journey with an oni-hunter in order to discover a way to turn back to normal.


Kurozakuro was published in English by VIZ Media from November 9, 2010 to November 8, 2011.



Mar 7, 2012
First of all, this series isn't cancelled and it's didn't ended prematurely. It did ended properly with volume 7. It's just that the scanlator dropped the series, thus you can't find last volume (7) in English from net. Please note that the ending isn't rushed too! I know Chinese so I read volume 7 in Chinese.

Now to my review.. I will talk about overall.
I love this type of story. Main lead has something non-human inside him, normally people will goes berserk but he didn't.
Mikito is a good nice guy who sincerely want to protect. He went on a journey to search for a way ...
Oct 21, 2009
Preliminary (57/67 eps)
I'd like to start off by saying this series was ended prematurely. From my understanding they canceled the series after 7 volumes. By the end of the 6th volume a huge climax had appeared. I haven't read the 7th volume yet, but I can only imagine it to be a "rushed job" to reach some conclusion in the story.

Story: 8
The story itself was what caught my attention. It focuses on humanity and the order of things. Within the story there exist a new food chain. There are the ogres who eat humans, humans who eat livestock, etc. and then ***spoiler, don't read the rest of ...

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