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Black Bird  
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Description
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.

Type
Manga

Related Series
N/A

Associated Names
ブラックバード
黑鸟恋人
블랙버드
Hắc Điểu

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Latest Release(s)
v.18 c.Extra 2 by Transcendence (25d ago)
v.18 c.Extra 1 by Transcendence (95d ago)
v.18 c.72 by Transcendence (136d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
18 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
Yes

Anime Start/End Chapter
N/A

User Reviews
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Forum
4 topics, 29 posts
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User Rating
Average: 7.8 / 10.0 (1092 votes)
Bayesian Average: 7.77 / 10.0
10
 29% (314 votes)
9+
 16% (179 votes)
8+
 21% (229 votes)
7+
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6+
 8% (85 votes)
5+
 5% (53 votes)
4+
 3% (28 votes)
3+
 1% (11 votes)
2+
 1% (13 votes)
1+
 5% (50 votes)

Last Updated
January 14th 2015, 9:03am PST

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Year
2007

Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Betsucomi (Shogakukan)

Licensed (in English)
Yes

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

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #405 increased(+11)
Monthly Pos #384 decreased(-160)
3 Month Pos #273 decreased(-59)
6 Month Pos #222 decreased(-73)

List Stats
On 3825 reading lists
On 1089 wish lists
On 688 completed lists
On 364 unfinished lists
On 557 custom lists

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Forum Posts
Black Bird Ends in Japan 801 days, 11 hours, 30 minutes ago
When will it end? 935 days, 9 hours, 8 minutes ago
Black Bird Drama CD 1704 days, 6 hours, 45 minutes ago
Black Bird? 2817 days, 13 hours, 52 minutes ago

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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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Meh   
Rating: N/A
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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Promising!   
Rating: N/A
by dawncloud6
February 17th, 2009, 8:35pm
This manga is bogged down with cliches..... but in a way that works!
Yes, there is the whole teacher-student thing, and the lead seems to make everyone fall in love with her, but somehow it's not so bad!
I like all of the characters so far. I have only read to chapter five, but from what I can see, Black Bird seems pretty promising.
I just wish scans would come out sooner sad!
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Decent   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by katrea
January 21st, 2009, 7:10am
I've read until vol 5... i can say it's quite decent. nothing too great but it's still nice. i think the beginning was a lot better... i'm looking forward for the next chapters. =)
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FIRST 10 out 10   
Rating: N/A
by silverdezz
January 13th, 2009, 12:49pm
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Seriously, i have READ a lot of manga but none deserve a 10!
I like how Misao is reacting. She isn't the type who just runs into a hot guy's arm just because he's hot and willing to marry her...!
She did consider the fact that he's a monster and her future with him. I like how she measure carefully whether the Kyo is lying or not...( she's WAY better than Bella in Twilight...if you know what i mean)
If you are chinese.......you ar in luck, u can read ahead to vol 4 and FARTHUR if you ar japanese...

It suck if u can read only english since there's only 5 chapters


DEFINITELy must read it!!!!
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Better than "Love Monster"   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by brimac13
January 2nd, 2009, 6:05pm
As the subject says, Black Bird is far better than Love Monster (which I stopped reading after chapter 45). While the protagonist, Misao, is somewhat frustrating, I truly enjoy reading this. Also, if there wasn't some sort of conflict
Spoiler (highlight to view)
Misao's insistent refusal comes to mind
, then it wouldn't be very interesting at all. I think people who complain about characters whose actions annoy them or characters who don't act typically or necessarily with common sense should remember that (and not just with this manga; with others as well).
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Beautiful!   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by misscookie68
November 20th, 2008, 9:46pm
I didn't really like most kanako sensei's work, because I dont really like TOO corny mangas. But Black Bird is juust right, perfect for those who are into love monster. I prefer Black Bird over Love Monster in my opinion, since this series has so much drama and suspense you cant just get enough of this series. Yes, the storyline is almost alike, and the series is not TOO kiddy. The Art is just wondeful and I got a new favorite mangaka on my list =]
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Another male teacher- female student story   
Rating: N/A
by BimboSilly
November 20th, 2008, 5:13pm
The first chapter made me feel like hitting my head on the wall till it bled ....when will they make a sensible shoujo manga? The high rating is unbelievable..
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<3   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by willnira
October 16th, 2008, 9:35pm
You know the way all the monsters want her, it might happens to be like love monster....but...This one has suspense from the start and...the guy is HOT. (all the guys are hot) and the girl it's not so dumb, and even if she looks a little dumb...I think it's fine :l hahaha xD I SO LOVE KYO! :3!
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