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Black Bird

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Japanese: ブラックバード
English: Black Bird
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Type: Manga
Volumes: 18
Chapters: 84
Status: Finished
Published: Jul 13, 2006 to Dec 13, 2012
Genres: Action Action, Award Winning Award Winning, Drama Drama, Romance Romance, Supernatural Supernatural
Demographic: Shoujo Shoujo
Serialization: Betsucomi
Authors: Sakurakouji, Kanoko (Story & Art)


Score: 7.601 (scored by 2259722,597 users)
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Ranked: #21922
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Popularity: #305
Members: 48,989
Favorites: 1,993


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Misao Harada has been able to see demons since she was a child and has vague memories of a boy who protected her from these troublesome creatures, vowing to come back for her someday. Now in high school, Misao wishes she could be normal and have a boyfriend. As she returns home one day, she notices a gorgeous stranger has moved in next door. To her surprise, he introduces himself as Kyou, her long-lost childhood friend and first love.

The next day, on her 16th birthday, Misao is suddenly wounded by a classmate. Exposed as a demon, he plans to eat her in order to gain eternal youth. When all hope seems lost, Kyou saves her, revealing himself as the leader of a Tengu clan. Since making Misao his bride will bring prosperity to his clan, he offers her a choice: sleep with him and become his bride, or endure more attacks from other demons drawn to the power of her blood.

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Black Bird was published in English by VIZ Media under the Shojo Beat imprint from August 4, 2009 to March 4, 2014. It won the 54th Shogakukan Manga Awards.


Usui, Kyou
Harada, Misao
Sagami, Ryo
Dojoji, Kensuke
Usui, Sojo
Kuzunoha, Shuhei

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Sep 14, 2013
I wanted to like this manga, I really did. I had high expectations and because of it I had a hard time putting it down. Kyo had some very sweet moments but his abusive, controlling and down right creepy behavior completely ruined this manga for me.
Feb 19, 2015
So to start of, I have seen some pretty bad reviews for this manga and that's fair enough, everyone had there own opinions and not everyone like the same thing. That said, I did love this manga so very much so this review may not be very helpful but I'd just like to write what I thought about it.

I personally loved this manga. It may be because I love the whole fantasy genre but I think the mangaka created something really amazing with Black Bird.
I loved the characters, I loved Kyou and Misao. I loved Taro and I loved everyone, seriously even sho. The characters ...
Nov 16, 2014
Story: 7
I really thought this manga was just a silly romance manga with little to no story that I would just read in order to pass time. Well honestly the story is actually pretty cool and unique. The supernatural aspect mixed with romance was well structured and captivating. Yes, it tends to be very sexual and kinda throws the topic of rape in their a lot, but they mix it in the story where it doesn't seem forced (plus if there's a guy and a girl in love, their most likely going to have sex and make out a lot and not just a few ...

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