Kuro, a little tomboy garbed in pitch-black with a little-tomboy-sized coffin on her back, heads out on a journey to find a certain witch. In the company of her faithful bat friend, Sen, Kuro encounters all manners of people and places which fire the reader's imagination. Told in 4-koma style with beautifully rendered art, Hitsugikatsugi no Kuro. is a manga that manages both dark and gothic and irresistibly endearing on just about every page!
Hitsugikatsugi no Kuro.: Kaichu Tabi no Wa has been published in English as Shoulder-a-Coffin Kuro by Yen Press since May 27, 2008. Yen Press also publishes the manga digitally since February 18, 2014.