Dai Dark
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Dai Dark

Alternative Titles

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


Type: Manga
Volumes: Unknown
Chapters: Unknown
Status: Publishing
Published: Mar 12, 2019 to ?
Genres: Action Action, Adventure Adventure, Sci-Fi Sci-Fi
Demographic: Shounen Shounen
Serialization: Gessan
Authors: Hayashida, Q (Story & Art)


Score: 7.821 (scored by 50285,028 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #11702
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #581
Members: 26,836
Favorites: 384

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Zaha Sanko's body has great and terrible powers–they say that possessing his bones will grant you any wish, even the desire to become ruler of the universe. But Sanko is still a teenage dude with his own life, and he isn't about to let every monstrous lowlife in the galaxy rip him limb from limb. He and his skeletal buddy Avakian will use their dark powers to fend off any murder attempts while they search space for whomever put this curse on Sanko's bones...because killing them might end the madness. (And then Sanko can celebrate with his favorite spaghetti.)

(Source: Seven Seas Entertainment)


Dai Dark has been published in English under the same title by Seven Seas Entertainment since April 27, 2021.


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More reviewsReviews

Jan 24, 2020
Preliminary (9/? chp)
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.

Jul 24, 2019
Preliminary (5/? chp)
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 ...
Nov 29, 2019
Preliminary (7/? chp)
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 ...

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