Dai Dark
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Dai Dark

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Synonyms: Big Dark, Great Dark
Japanese: 大ダーク


Type: Manga
Volumes: Unknown
Chapters: Unknown
Status: Publishing
Published: Mar 12, 2019 to ?
Genres: ActionAction, AdventureAdventure, Sci-FiSci-Fi, ShounenShounen
Authors: Hayashida, Q (Story & Art)
Serialization: Gessan


Score: 7.691 (scored by 11561,156 users)
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Ranked: #15672
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Popularity: #2075
Members: 5,952
Favorites: 62
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There is a legend that says that whoever possesses the bones of Zaha Sanko, will have any wish of his realized. But he is not exactly an easy prey to hunt down, especially since he is not alone.


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Jul 24, 2019
OpalAuthor14 (All reviews)
I noticed that at the time I am writing this, no one else has reviewed the artistic genius that is Dai Dark--and so I have come to answer the call. This is also the first review I've written on MAL despite the fact I've used it for like 2 years.

Anyways, to summarize the manga in a few words: beautiful, dark, and morbidly funny. The concept of Dai Dark is so weird and out-of-nowhere, but the worldbuilding is fantastic and it makes you want to learn more. This really is a refreshing, original manga with its own unique balance between horror and comedy. Are you a read more
Jan 24, 2020
Drangu5_Khan (All reviews)
If you've read Dorohedoro you should have an idea of what you're getting into.

Ultra-creative, ultra-violent combination of horror, comedy and sci-fi.

This mangaka has a style that is so idiosyncratic and bizzare that it's almost hypnotizing.

This new adventure shows that she is hitting her stride and it's been a blast so far.

We've only scratched the surface of what I'd wager will become an awesome story.

A lot of the art and character designs are very similar to those of her first work. Which is neither here nor there. Though I do not think the two worlds are connected.

I feel like this is an easier read more
Nov 29, 2019
Great manga so far, very promising.

If you like Hayashida Q's previous work you will likely enjoy Dai Dark. Imagine the same kind of unique macabre atmosphere of Dorohedoro but in a sci fi future setting instead that sort of feels influenced by Blame's mangaka Tsutomu Nihei a little, but has the unique lighthearted charm that Hayashida's writing and style are known for. I look forward to following this I think it might even turn out better than Dorohedoro if it maintains this quality which im sure it will. I love the way the characters have been introduced and how you're just in the middle read more
May 3, 2020
Jexyz (All reviews)
(First MAL review boysssss)
Extremely promising manga thus far, and is being CRIMINALLY under-read. Q Hayashida doing amazing work, as per usual. The macabre, zany, and comedic elements of Hayashida's work shine through superbly in Dai Dark, and I hope more people will check it out.

Story - 8

An intriguing premise so far, and is similarly set up to Dorohedoro in the early chapters, as both have a relatively simple "goal" in mind (Kaiman's head, Sanko's freedom). I'm enjoying the wacky Sci-Fi setting, and the world (or should I say dimension?) building has great so far, I'm eager to learn more about it. I'm super read more

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