The Black Cat
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The Black Cat

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Synonyms: Kuro Neko


Type: One-shot
Volumes: Unknown
Chapters: 1
Status: Finished
Published: Not available
Genre: Horror Horror
Themes: Historical Historical, Psychological Psychological
Demographic: Seinen Seinen
Serialization: None
Authors: Itou, Yukari (Story & Art)


Score: 6.121 (scored by 616616 users)
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Ranked: #180402
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Popularity: #12223
Members: 1,303
Favorites: 3
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One-shotItou, Yukari (Story & Art)
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The story is based on the classic work of the same name by Edgar Allen Poe. This is an original rendition of the traditional story. It is NOT for the faint of heart!

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Feb 21, 2015
Mixed Feelings
Black cats are known for getting a bad rap, this manga is no exception. Based on the short story by Edgar Allan Poe, it follows the events surrounding Pluto, an intelligent black feline aptly named after the Roman god of the underworld and the judge of the dead. He plays a crucial role in the dark grotesque short story that is "The Black Cat."

The story begins with his master coming home from a night out drinking. Having loved animals all his life you wouldn't expect a few drinks to change this. Though you'd be sadly mistaken as he eventually abuses Pluto in a fit of ...
Aug 31, 2017
Black Cat is a rather confusing manga because I don't quite understand the thought process behind it.
If you want to experience one of the most famous horror writers adapted into manga format then keep looking somewhere else. This manga is bad for both a newcomer and someone who read the short story. If this is your first encounter with Poe then you'll miss out on his arguably remarkable prose and style as well as believable first person portrayal of mental illness and paranoia. This version of the story lacks a lot of inner monlogue that shaped the main character and themes of the ...


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