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Mahou Tsukai Kurohime  
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Description
A young boy is saved by a mysterious gunfighter who uses magical bullets. She is the greatest magician in the world but disappears shortly after saving him. Having fallen in love with her, he trains to become a gun fighter and ten years later, his search comes to an end but his adventure has just begun. Kurohime is a buxom witch with the power to control magical guns. She once made the mistake of challenging the gods and was cursed for her foolishness! Transformed into a little girl named Himeko, she can only regain her former body and powers when she falls in love. But finding love in a world fraught with evil is no easy task.

Type
Manga

Related Series
N/A

Associated Names
Курохиме
魔炮使者黑姬
魔砲使い黒姫
Black Princess
Kurohimé
Kurohime
Magical Gunslinger Kurohime

Groups Scanlating
Black Wing
CaBa
Genesis
Imangascans
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Latest Release(s)
c.80 (end) by Imangascans & Black Wing (1333d ago)
c.79 by Imangascans & Black Wing (1363d ago)
c.78 by Imangascans & Black Wing (1398d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
18 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
Yes

Anime Start/End Chapter
N/A

User Reviews

Forum
24 topics, 234 posts
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User Rating
Average: 8.2 / 10.0 (1073 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.16 / 10.0
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Last Updated
October 29th 2014, 3:19am PST

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Year
2002

Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Jump SQ (Shueisha)

Licensed (in English)
Yes

English Publisher
Viz (15 Volumes - Dropped)

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #503 increased(+31)
Monthly Pos #580 increased(+4)
3 Month Pos #513 decreased(-108)
6 Month Pos #410 decreased(-57)

List Stats
On 2771 reading lists
On 1256 wish lists
On 1981 completed lists
On 205 unfinished lists
On 385 custom lists

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Forum Posts
Kurohime Ending (Spoilers) 577 days, 6 hours, 40 minutes ago
Is Viz discontinuing Kurohime?? 599 days, 20 hours, 9 minutes ago
What chapter was that...? 1226 days, 7 hours, 54 minutes ago
chapter 78 1394 days, 18 hours, 26 minutes ago
After the first arc??? (spoiler) 1447 days, 0 hours, 7 minutes ago

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nice ^-^   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by lorgeinoh
January 28th, 2010, 8:11pm
I wonder what will unfold
the love story and the action
I suspect that zero is actually rei just pretending
to be like his brother since the boy from the beginning
loses hope lokes like rei and he was save by kurohime
I really wanted to see the ending

seriously! I love zero and kurohime
I wonder when it will go back to the same
relationship.

both sacrifice life and memories
life and memories is almost
equal, memories is as important
as life for lovers and I always
wanted them to be happy ^-^

yeah great manga it makes
me cry and laugh!
funny yet sacrificing.

it pisses me off those
pagan gods and goddesses
who always obstruct their
love.

darn I wanna hit them with
nuclear lol yeah I really hit them
those bad guys it is normal right?
will let love succeed!

... Last updated on January 28th, 2010, 8:15pm
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my 2 cents   
Rating: 1.0 / 10.0
by kami0001
January 19th, 2010, 3:34am
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I completely agree with Molenir. The author should have ended this manga when Zero died. If he ended this manga shortly after the Zero's death, this manga would be a legend that everyone would cry and long for more.

Currently, at least to me, the manga pretty much sucks. It's nowhere as interesting as it used to be. The new arcs are pretty much lame or so draggy.
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Good at first   
Rating: 6.0 / 10.0
by Molenir
January 12th, 2010, 5:20pm
I initially liked this manga. Though the beginning arc got old pretty quick. After a bit it got to be tiresome and stale. Then Zero's arc came about, but when that ended, the story quickly became boring.
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When Rei showed up, I was like wtf. What about Zero! Forget this Rei kid. After awhile the story just became tiresome. They should have ended the story 10 volumes ago with Zeros death, or shortly thereafter. Continuing it doesn't improve the story at all.


Its not a bad manga, but it could have been a lot better. Not really worth the read.

... Last updated on January 12th, 2010, 5:21pm
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great series   
Rating: N/A
by SamuraiX
December 24th, 2009, 10:50pm
this series has a great blend of action, romance, and comedy. 1st couple arcs were kinda boring. But when the series goes into Zero's Arc, it's awesome. People should really pick up this series especially when u dropped it because it is a great series after a couple volumes.
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Fantastic   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by tcfidk
December 7th, 2009, 12:26am
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i have just read the volume 16. what i can say about this is it is utterly great.
Yes, the 1st arc is relatively boring and monotonous(Really?), with similar ending each time--kurohime senses the love from Zero and turns back to her original power form.
But when the story reaches volume 5, the main story line comes out that make the story boom. i was moved when zero dies.
when i began to read the 1st art, i thought the story is just like most of the readers said---monotonous and without direction. After reading up to the volume 16, i changed my mind. The first arc is not just an introduction. In the 2th arc, kurohime loses almost all her memories about Zero which are things in Arc1. She needs to fight and minimizes the lost of the memories at the same time .In the 3 arc, kurohime even goes back to the past and finds out the truth of Zero. This arc will explain what happens in the first part of the 1st arc. Moreover, the characters in the 1st arc will appear again. (Arc one is not a rubbish!!)
All in all, this manga is one of my favorites and i enjoy reading every arc of it.

I gave a 10 to it ^^


... Last updated on December 26th, 2009, 1:54am
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started out nicely   
Rating: N/A
by Marduk
September 20th, 2009, 2:22am
but the story falls apart after the first main story arc has concluded. second and current arc is utterly confusing, even by fantasy shonen standards
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What the hell....   
Rating: N/A
by Nalbas
August 29th, 2009, 5:37am
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So Kurohime goes to the past to save Zero cause she loves him.. That's cool and what not, but now she's hooked one Rei wtf? Unless Rei turns out to be Zero or someshit in the future it's gonna be like sibling rivalry over who can make Kurhime their lover.
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Its a really good manga to read!   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Sevodax
August 16th, 2009, 5:09pm
I personally really like this manga, the story is very nice, the action is good as well, you continuously ask yourself questions about what will happen, what is the history between those guys, or why is he/she like that and so on, and at some times its really funny...my favorite chapter is 16...that part is kinda sad though, but it really touched me!
I sincerely recommend you read this manga!

... Last updated on August 16th, 2009, 5:11pm
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Great Manga...it really is!   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by BrainFreeZe
August 10th, 2009, 10:21pm
If you are wondering whether to read this manga or not please give it a chance. The first few chapters are a joke and should be ignored (except for remembering the characters names). After the first few chapters happens the story changes dramatically. The plot becomes well developed. In the beginning there wasn't much but soon it becomes a pretty good story with good characters. The art becomes great in later chapters. After it becomes a great manga.

yes as everyone has said its boring in the beginning then around chapter 12 it booms!

... Last updated on August 10th, 2009, 10:22pm
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so dam good   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by KimiKazoo
July 24th, 2009, 8:41pm
Before i read this i was pretty turned off by the genre "ecchi", but i decided to read it anyway. It WAS GOOD. At first the story was pretty basic and funny. Kurohime was not the best character but it was funny to know what she is thinking.

Im not gonna lie, the art was NOT so good at first, but by chapter 20 and up the art GETS way better. (Zero gets hotter when something happens).

The story has gotten deep and thrilling. Totally worth to read. =]
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