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Synonyms: Black
Japanese: 黒─kuro─


Type: Manga
Volumes: 3
Chapters: 22
Status: Finished
Published: May 24, 2011 to Jun 17, 2016
Genres: Mystery Mystery, Slice of Life Slice of Life, Supernatural Supernatural
Theme: Demons Demons
Serialization: Tonari no Young Jump
Authors: Soumatou (Story & Art)


Score: 7.701 (scored by 52595,259 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #15282
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #1077
Members: 13,472
Favorites: 267

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As the sole inhabitant of an enormous mansion, Coco would be utterly alone if not for her beloved black cat Kuro. Although he has his quirks, the two are an inseparable pair and enjoy fun-filled adventures on a daily basis.

Lulled into bliss by these idyllic days, Coco is completely unaware of the harrowing reality that surrounds her. For everyone else in her town, life is filled with dread and unease. They fear the sinister forces enveloping their town, but they are also afraid of Coco and Kuro. Ignorant of the situation, Coco lives out her peaceful days with Kuro, but her days of blissful ignorance may be quickly coming to an end...

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Kuro has been published in Polish by Waneko since May 26, 2017.


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Aug 25, 2015
benriya (All reviews)
The plot is quite intriguing as it's around an anomaly.

The story start as the MC is playing with the cat, that somehow quite different than other cat, and then, bam. There is a disturbing happen, and for the rest is somehow becoming slice of life, yet, it's showing a great progress of the story, as the character and surrounding changes, led to another sequence of solitude of the MC.

the art is great, especially the part that being full coloured, it's drawn the attention of the reader.

well, for the best rest you can just read it, it's not that much of pages, worth it though.
Nov 14, 2015
takarabako (All reviews)
This manga caught me off-guard.

I wasn't expecting this much, but even if I was expecting a masterpiece I wouldn't be disappointed.

How can I tell you about the story without spoiling anything? It's unique, it's vibrant and it's mysterious. I haven't yet read a manga with a story so twisted, yet natural.

It's really hard to rate the art that is so much better than any other manga. Especially the full colored pages stand out a lot, but the high quality comes at the cost of quantity, since each chapter is only one page long.

It's a beautiful combination of sweet and scary - something that is hard read more
Nov 28, 2020
IzzyMarrie (All reviews)
I was surprised after reading this manga. I didn't expect it to be as good as it was, especially since at first, it not only has a very slow start, it feels episodic. Simple wouldn't be too far of a stretch as the scenes just felt like they happened and flowed into the next, like a series of filler and that's the story with cute girls doing cute things, oh and monster cat.

I'm happy to say that it was a bit more deep that that

I came across another reviewer named Steven Newton off of a scanlation website who had some interesting thoughts about the read more
Oct 12, 2016
PunkChinaDoll (All reviews)
I will probably repeat a little of what was said before, but I decided KURO deserved more exposure for being so fun and unique manga.

From the beginning, we can enter the world of KURO and it's amazing atmosphere. We can see Coco and her cat Kuro living together alone in a huge mansion, and there is something off about the whole thing, especially about the cat...
From there, we discover more details about the world. The author expose more in a very masterful way, slowly teasing and showing in a perfect pace, as we learn more about the horror of the world and about the read more


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