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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: DemonsDemons, MysteryMystery, Slice of LifeSlice of Life, SupernaturalSupernatural
Authors: Soumatou (Story & Art)
Serialization: Tonari no Young Jump


Score: 7.751 (scored by 41204,120 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #13182
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Popularity: #1156
Members: 10,169
Favorites: 251
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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.



More reviewsReviews

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
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
Sep 20, 2020
William_Sellers (All reviews)
Going to preface this by saying this is the first manga that I read learning Japanese so if my understanding doesn't 100% match what happened forgive me.

The story follows a little girl whose cat runs away only to return acting strange (though she doesn't seem to notice). At it's core this is a slice of life with a horror setting. I think that is what makes this manga interesting, similar to series like Shoujo Shuumatsu Ryokou (girls last tour) this series follows the everyday life of a cute girl, and is set in a horrific world. The contrast between cute, and horror is done pretty read more

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