Niji to Kuro
Rainbow and Black
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Niji to Kuro

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Synonyms: Niji and Kuro
Japanese: ニジとクロ
English: Rainbow and Black
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Type: Manga
Volumes: 3
Chapters: 27
Status: Finished
Published: Jul 27, 2018 to Oct 27, 2020
Genres: Slice of Life Slice of Life, Supernatural Supernatural
Demographic: Shounen Shounen
Serialization: Comic REX
Authors: Takenashi, Eri (Story & Art)


Score: 7.031 (scored by 483483 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #84672
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Popularity: #12348
Members: 1,321
Favorites: 24

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College student Kuroe Shirahoshi feels like she's living in black and white, and she longs for more excitement... until a small, rainbow, incredibly weird bird-thing brings color to her life. Now they live together. Is this creature just a pet, or is it more like a roommate?

(Source: Seven Seas Entertainment)


Niji to Kuro was published in English as Rainbow and Black by Seven Seas Entertainment from November 10, 2020 to October 5, 2021.



Aug 3, 2023
This manga made me smile, laugh, cry of pure happiness and didn't fail to disapiont me. It's so cute and please if you needed a push to read this, this is your sign.

Niji to Kuro follows an 18 yr old collage student (Kuro) and her rainbow coloured heavenly parrot (Niji) on their daily adventures. While this manga is quite short which mader some parts of the story feel rushed and for me the end was a bit confusing the ovcerall plot was solid and I never caught myself bored. The characters were all loveable and relatable in their own ways. They all had their own ...
Feb 16, 2021
Preliminary (9/27 eps)
Is it a Bird? Is it a hedgehog with a human face? I don't exactly know, but It's the cutest damn thing I've ever seen.

This a manga for pet lovers. ALL pet lovers, because this manga is about the joy of finding companionship in...something. The Titular protagonist "Kuro" gets fired from her job after an act of self-defence and finds herself struggling with the monochrome state of her reality. When She finds a mysterious critter abandoned on the streets, her world becomes full of prismatic color. If you have an animal companion in your life, you know exactly the kind of heartwarming and adorable ...

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