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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.17 c.66 by Seafood Buffet Scans (6d ago)
v.17 c.65 by Transcendence (181d ago)
v.16 c.64 by Transcendence (249d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
18 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
No

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 (1043 votes)
Bayesian Average: 7.77 / 10.0
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Last Updated
July 23rd 2014, 8:02pm 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 #44 increased(+8)
Monthly Pos #121 increased(+200)
3 Month Pos #167 increased(+104)
6 Month Pos #227 increased(+6)

List Stats
On 4068 reading lists
On 1096 wish lists
On 277 completed lists
On 346 unfinished lists
On 545 custom lists

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Forum Posts
Black Bird Ends in Japan 619 days, 3 hours, 55 minutes ago
When will it end? 753 days, 1 hours, 33 minutes ago
Black Bird Drama CD 1521 days, 23 hours, 10 minutes ago
Black Bird? 2635 days, 6 hours, 17 minutes ago

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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
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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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love it   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by lynn101
September 20th, 2008, 4:07pm
people might say that it's like Love Monster and i agree but in this case the heorine is stronger, the plot is better, and there's more dangers and suspense. and i love how the guy becomes her teacher. =]
the art is amazing. and soo much better then Love Monster. I really wish the next chapter would come out soon though cause this series hasn't been updated in a while.

totally recommend for people who like Love Monster and wish for something better.
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Continue the scanlation please   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by ipychan
September 12th, 2008, 6:13am
This one is pretty good. I agree with people here that said this one better than Love Monster. Even though the story kinda similar in some way. But the main girl is not as stupid in Love Monster. I want to know more bout this series smile
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so far, so good...   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by lialah
June 30th, 2008, 10:08pm
I'm with tazman and Octoberman on with it's similarity to Love Monster, but also on the point that it is BETTER than love monster. So far, the plot seems to be better developed and the characters are far more likable. For starters, Misao is so much more tolerable than Hiyoko in Love Monster. Sure she isn't the brightest heroine in shoujo manga you could come across, but she also seems to have some sense in her (for example, NOT letting the main guy character sexually assault her on his few attempts, lol), and does not have the pure moronic tendencies that Hiyoko seems to have (sorry Hiyoko fans, but she REALLY bugs me). The art is pleasant to look at as well.

So far, so good. It's to early to give it a raving review, but from what I've read it seems to be good so far. Hopefully, the story will stay that way.

... Last updated on October 17th, 2008, 5:23am
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interesting   
Rating: N/A
by tazman0208
May 30th, 2008, 1:37pm
just like octoberangel said the plot is similar to love monster but the characters are better developed and the plot seems more "mature" for lack of a better word. Love Monster's plot seems childish at times and not too serious but black birds plot is more convincing in terms of development between the characters and the flow of the story.
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hasn't disappointed so far   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by octoberangel
February 12th, 2008, 9:42pm
Although the storyline seems to be very similar to Love Monster (crow, monsters, childhood memories, "precious" girl) : the drawings are very good and the characters (in my opinion) have been developed better than those in Love Monster. I was a little sceptical about starting this one because of the *smut* tag: but generally (so far) it has been very clean and flows with the story... can't wait for the next chapter~ and hope it doesn't go downhill later on =d

... Last updated on February 12th, 2008, 9:43pm
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Good manga   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by planet12
February 9th, 2008, 10:00am
One of the best shoujo manga that I've read. Can't wait for the next release!
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