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From Viz:

There is a world of myth and magic that intersects ours, and only a special few can see it. Misao Harada is one such person, and she wants nothing to do with magical realms. She just wants to have a normal high school life and maybe get a boyfriend.

But she is the bride of demon prophecy, and her blood grants incredible powers, her flesh immortality. Now the demon realm is fighting over the right to her hand...or her life!

Black Bird received the 54th Shogakukan Manga Award for shoujo manga.


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Hắc Điểu

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Latest Release(s)
v.18 c.72 by Transcendence (34d ago)
v.17 c.66 by Transcendence (49d ago)
v.18 c.70-71 by Transcendence (52d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
18 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?

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User Rating
Average: 7.8 / 10.0 (1063 votes)
Bayesian Average: 7.77 / 10.0
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October 8th 2014, 12:35pm PST

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Serialized In (magazine)
Betsucomi (Shogakukan)

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English Publisher
JManga (Defunct)
Viz (18 Volumes - Complete)

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Weekly Pos #441 decreased(-17)
Monthly Pos #394 decreased(-241)
3 Month Pos #80 increased(+31)
6 Month Pos #127 increased(+31)

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On 3977 reading lists
On 1092 wish lists
On 448 completed lists
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Black Bird Ends in Japan 699 days, 8 hours, 1 minutes ago
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If you are any kind of decent human being, you will regret reading this   
Rating: 1.0 / 10.0
by unusuallove
November 28th, 2010, 11:03am
Reading this manga literally makes me sick. The protagonist is a weak, senseless girl who allows her boyfriend to treat her like an object and his possession and feel her up whenever he wants, and this is supposed to be super romantic.

I don't mind stories with super possessive/abusive boyfriends and weak submissive girlfriends, what I mind is when this sort of relationship is viewed as romantic. And in this case it is.

Am I supposed to be impressed by the fact that he jerks her around and receives little to no resistance from her? Is it supposed to make me like this manga? It's just disgusting, this manga is. You start off reading it, thinking it might be okay, but after awhile, it just takes a dive and never surfaces (I was going to say resurfaces, but it wasn't very good to begin with, so . . .)

Unless you're a creeper who thinks that this sort of relationship is romantic (and if you are, then yes, I am judging you), stay away from this manga. What it won an award for is beyond me, but it is probably one of my two most hated mangas in the world, the other one being Kyou, Koi wo Hajimemasu , and while I rarely give ones, in this case, I believe this manga thoroughly deserves it.

... Last updated on November 28th, 2010, 11:04am
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Stupid Female Lead   
Rating: 2.0 / 10.0
by timenchips
November 8th, 2010, 5:54pm
Misao's hopelessly stupid. All she does is cry. When someone captures her or whatever, she doesn't really even try to fight back. Even when she tries to be of some help, she still acts like a complete retard. She doesn't have any common sense whatsoever. I mean, if you know that your opponent is untrustworthy, why in the world would you not weigh the consequences first before diving in blind? She's the typical, weak, dumb "heroine" who never thinks. There's probably only about 5% of the entire series where she's not crying.

... Last updated on November 27th, 2012, 3:02pm
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Rating: N/A
by choirin
June 27th, 2010, 7:22am
The beginning was good. It got tolerable as it progressed. I agree with Keneko though. Misao should really stop crying. She should try to find a way how to be strong and be of help to Kyo.
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Took a second to warm up to it   
Rating: 7.9 / 10.0
by Keneko
March 6th, 2010, 5:36pm
Right only read the first volume, bought it today.
But for god's sake woman! STOP CRYING!
But it is good xD
I love it, at first it was like "He has a beak!" but I quickly warmed up to it :]
I do reccommend it :3
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It's a fun read!   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by lizchl
February 26th, 2010, 2:01pm
Shoujo, Smut mangas are generally cliched anyways - it's how interesting the plot goes, no?

It's not that bad - I actually like how the story's progressing. The artwork's more than decent and although there are cliches, it's still a good read!

It's much much better than Love Monster and most definitely worth your time. Something that's got a right mix of everything although... it could do well with more smutty scenes =P
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nothing special   
Rating: 5.0 / 10.0
by amilah
November 5th, 2009, 11:54pm
standard shoujo fare with a bunch of cliches... childhood friends, rivals in family, student-teacher relationship with a bunch of bishies and suggestive scenes. if you've read one, you've read 'em all. nothing special about this.
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She is a thinker and he is a mystery   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by Yui asaba nest
September 7th, 2009, 1:55pm
I love how the romance is complicated by the question of motive. Kyo interesting - he goes after her persistently and she in turn considers the situation. She does not mindlessly falls in love and go with the flow because they are childhood friends or because he is handsome. I think what really draws me is her reactions to situations and trying to understand the mystery of who kyo is. The politics of his world should be interesting - i am looking forward to understanding that as well.

... Last updated on September 8th, 2009, 10:37pm
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just average   
Rating: 6.5 / 10.0
by Akatsubaki
September 2nd, 2009, 9:25pm
it was in my wish list, but after i read it...
I dissapointed..

the artwork is good but average,
it is not dazzlingly awesome, nor has unique/ strong characteristics.. it dissapoint me to see that the one to be a bishie... i don't think he's a bishie.
and the story is not really special, contrary on my expectation. When I read the summary, I think this would be good...
But it turn out to be a typical shoujo manga.

... Last updated on September 3rd, 2009, 5:51am
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by iitzHans
August 5th, 2009, 9:14pm
Meh. It's the usual shoujo. Childhood friend turns into love. Of course, he's a tengu. But no biggie because he's quite a bishie. The way he licks her is highly suggestive. (I mean seriously. One part has him over her body sucking on her shoulder while she's panting for breath because she's hurt. If that's not suggestive, I don't know what is.)
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black bird <3   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by vampire-queen
July 29th, 2009, 12:17pm
i picked up this manga by accident and fell in love with it!!
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