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Black Cat  
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Train Heartnet, also known as "Black Cat," was an infamous assassin for a secret organization called Chronos...until he abandoned that cold-blooded existence to live on his own terms as an easygoing bounty hunter. But is Train's past as far behind him as he thinks?


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Associated Names
Burakku Kyatto

Groups Scanlating
Akatsuki Manga
Chronos' Time Guardians

Latest Release(s)
v.20 c.176-185 by Manga-Heaven (3151d ago)
v.19 c.169-175+special by Manga-Heaven (3188d ago)
c.184-185 by Illuminati-Manga (3259d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
20 Volumes (Tankoubon - Complete)
12 Volumes (Bunkoban - Complete)

Completely Scanlated?

Anime Start/End Chapter
Starts at Vol 1, Chap 1
Ends at Vol 20, Chap 185

User Reviews
Black Cat by mako

3 topics, 13 posts
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User Rating
Average: 8.2 / 10.0 (1109 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.16 / 10.0
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Last Updated
February 1st 2015, 5:17pm PST

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Licensed (in English)

English Publisher
Viz (20 Volumes - Complete)

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #698 increased(+91)
Monthly Pos #954 decreased(-6)
3 Month Pos #957 increased(+114)
6 Month Pos #1071 decreased(-6)

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On 774 reading lists
On 737 wish lists
On 3245 completed lists
On 141 unfinished lists
On 311 custom lists

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Forum Posts
YABUKI Kentaro black cat question 1336 days, 16 hours, 13 minutes ago
Is their a possibliaty of more chapter or volumes? 1399 days, 10 hours, 34 minutes ago
How much of the manga does the anime cover? 1880 days, 21 hours, 46 minutes ago

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Pretty Epic   
Rating: N/A
by Mako
January 20th, 2006, 3:23pm
One of the better action-type manga out. Yeah, manga readers who've read a lot may be upset with some "reused" concepts from kenshin, etc, however it's definately worth a read. Better than everything creative so kindly listed as "better".

If you enjoy reading bleach manga and/or naruto you'll definately like Black Cat as well.
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Excellent manga   
Rating: N/A
by Anonymous
November 24th, 2005, 11:09am
An excellent shounen jump manga. Ok story, great characters, great battles etc. Must-read manga.
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just ok   
Rating: 6.0 / 10.0
by alexj2936
May 26th, 2011, 7:29pm
It was an ok read with some good action scenes, but it really annoyed me that the main character is a freaking assassin and won't KILL anybody!! If I got paid $1 for every time I wanted to smash my computer when he went on one of his "I won't kill because of blah blah" I'd be rich. Other than that I'd recommend it to any shonen fans
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Eve was much more interesting   
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by bignort
March 17th, 2009, 2:46pm
This is the first manga I have read that they main character was not nearly as interesting as the side characters. Eve was by far the most interesting person in the manga, and got way too little time in the series. Not the worst manga by far, but could have been much better.
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A little boring times but still an amazing series   
Rating: 9.3 / 10.0
by totalanime
February 19th, 2007, 10:05am
The manga reminded me a lot about Trigun

It was really fun. There were a few fight scenes where you hope that it end quickly, but the last 10 chapters were amazing

I was thinking of giving it an 8.3 but the ending made it a 9.3

... Last updated on February 19th, 2007, 10:05am
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tight stuff   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by beast0
January 27th, 2007, 1:50pm
[edit by mod,possible spoiler.. reveals ending strat]
this was one of the most fun manga's i've read in a while. i liked it for the fact that it had an interesting story that got you interested and while at the same time retaining its fun humorous atmosphere. also i liked it for the fact that unlike a lot of action manga's out there the main character was so skilled and powerful. most other manga's have the hero gain some incredible power or amazing skill to make him a match for the final villain, whereas in black cat train was head and shoulders above the competition and the villain was the one who had to power up to stand a chance. it has its cliches and similarities to other manga's of a similar type but it does it so well you can't help but let it be because it's still fun to read. in my completely biased opinion i would give it a 10+, but in my more objective opinion it probably deserves a 7.5. thus i balance the my average in its favor.
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Great Manga with a not so fitting ending   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by BaroqueWorker2
October 1st, 2006, 4:54pm
This is truely one of the best manga ever created. But its ending decreased it from a 9 to a 10. Dont get me wrong- its an ending yet not a fitting on for such a great manga
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Rating: N/A
by bbpp
June 5th, 2006, 5:37pm
No, it won't win any prizes. Nor is it original or inspiring.
But what you get is good clean fun, great action, incredibly cute girls and impressive character artwork in general.
Read this if you want brainless fun, and you won't be disappointed.
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by barbapapa
March 16th, 2006, 12:23pm
its okay; nothing more nothing less
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by ocping
June 30th, 2005, 11:23pm
It's funny how people like to make fun of action/adventure based manga and go "Oh it's just a typical [insert stereotypical description] manga". I mean, come on, it's the title's THEME for god's sake. It's for the same exact reason that people who say Death Note is too wordy or plot intensive (and thus boring) are idiots. Or they just want some love from their own kind (i.e. the typical popular-manga hater).
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