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Mahou Tsukai Kurohime  
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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.


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Associated Names
Black Princess
Magical Gunslinger Kurohime
Mahoutsukai Kurohime

Groups Scanlating
Black Wing

Latest Release(s)
c.80 (end) by Imangascans & Black Wing (1911d ago)
c.79 by Imangascans & Black Wing (1941d ago)
c.78 by Imangascans & Black Wing (1976d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
18 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?

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User Reviews

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User Rating
Average: 8.2 / 10.0 (1105 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.15 / 10.0
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Last Updated
February 1st 2016, 5:53pm PST



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Serialized In (magazine)
Gekkan Shounen Jump (Shueisha)
Jump SQ (Shueisha)

Licensed (in English)

English Publisher
Viz (15 Volumes - Dropped)

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #473 increased(+19)
Monthly Pos #606 increased(+32)
3 Month Pos #591 increased(+25)
6 Month Pos #648 increased(+19)

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On 1334 wish lists
On 2127 completed lists
On 218 unfinished lists
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Forum Posts
Kurohime Ending (Spoilers) 1154 days, 19 hours, 47 minutes ago
Is Viz discontinuing Kurohime?? 1177 days, 9 hours, 16 minutes ago
What chapter was that...? 1803 days, 21 hours, 1 minutes ago
chapter 78 1972 days, 7 hours, 34 minutes ago
After the first arc??? (spoiler) 2024 days, 13 hours, 15 minutes ago

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time travel   
Rating: N/A
by catwoman1994
October 11th, 2014, 11:59pm
wait no what happened... so he wasn't zero he was zero?!?!?! Stupid language difference with wordings and time jumping!! Though I admit it was a pretty good manga ^_^!!
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No need to read it.   
Rating: 6.0 / 10.0
by satou123
October 3rd, 2013, 7:08am
The first chapter is really interesting. I thought it'd be like, though the main protagonist can't do anything like magic, he'd overcome the trouble with his speed, and even stronger than the stronger witch. But, it didn't turn out like that, so I was getting bored for several chapters after that.
Hoping something will be happened in the relationship between main protagonist and the witch, I didn't stop reading it. And it turned out kinda good... at least before Rei's chapter. After that things turned out for the worst. It's really bad that I couldn't help but skip several pages each chapter. Wishing things will turned out better in the ending, yet wish was just a wish. Ending was as bored as ever with cliche thing that'll make you getting stomachache just from reading it. Not to mention main protagonist that'll always be saved by Hime, instead of protecting her.
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pretty nice   
Rating: N/A
by asdasdgfrw
October 2nd, 2012, 5:06am
first arc was extremely boring and copying himself, but then story starts getting better and better
I liked flashback arc
but ending was bad thought
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Rating: 2.0 / 10.0
by Tru+Point
September 14th, 2012, 3:14am
Story = Unigue ( 7 ), sorcerer/witch with a gun and not stick
Art = so-so ( 6 )
Platform = Magic, Magic Crime (Ghost Sweeper Mikami for best reference)
Char. Devp = ( 5 )

IMO, its trying to be rival of GS Mikami. But failed, cause for creating a new type of the world it need strong development on the background of that world first THEN the main story.

And it's not even funny.

... Last updated on September 14th, 2012, 3:15am
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Slowly won me over and then jumped the shark...   
Rating: 6.0 / 10.0
by MasterBlaster4000
June 19th, 2012, 11:16pm
Unfortunately, I have to completely agree with poiso (the reviewer below me).

At first I thought this was going to be a very generic manga: pure-hearted boy and tsundere girl fighting evil. But thanks to this duo, their relationship, the emotions, the great artwork, really great design of monsters/gods and the action, I grew a strong liking to this manga.

...But then at one point, I just felt like they were just procrastinating and procrastinating the ending, adding unecessary elements that felt crowbarred in, unimportant stories - especially about other couples, plot elements I hated, and at one point I even felt like they overused the cute-girl-cries schtick.

Really great first arc, but unfortunately very dissappointing after that, in my opinion.

... Last updated on June 19th, 2012, 11:23pm
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Great and touching first arc, plot coherence dies after that   
Rating: 6.0 / 10.0
by poiso
January 1st, 2012, 4:40am
The good: Art is very nice throughout the manga, main cast characters are interesting and often touching. Character emotions are relayed very well to the reader most of the time. Brilliant end to the first arc. Action scenes tend to be just right in length and impressively well drawn.

The bad: Plot coherence collapses after the first arc, and manages to keep on worsening all the way to the end. Massive overuse of undead as antagonists. Much of the cast that shows up later in manga is utterly forgettable. Ending is cringeworthy at best.

The ugly: Time travel as a plot device with plot holes larger then universe itself detracts from enjoyment significantly. Suspension of disbelief suffers significantly from "deus ex machina" moments that become abundant towards the end of the manga in desperate attempts to patch aforementioned plot holes.
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No regrets ~   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by craftjade
December 1st, 2011, 6:28am
I took my time pondering if I should read this series or not. Oh boy, I'm glad I did read it through. I don't regret it at all. Even though there's up & down ( well in most other mangas too) but this series is damn solid for me and satisfying. It really bring a whole lot of different emotion in me lol. Anyways, just give it a try and read it. It's either you love it or hate it ! Well for me it's a love & hate relationship haha. Now it's time to look for another series similar as this (I hope).

... Last updated on December 1st, 2011, 6:30am
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glad i kept reading   
Rating: N/A
by remi39
September 9th, 2011, 12:09am
LOTS of ups and downs... i had to put this down many times out of frustration but i persisted and was pleasantly surprised that i was satisfied when it was over. the ending wasn't perfect but it wasn't bad either. also i hate the island prince guy who becomes kurohime's fanboy, i was wishing every time i saw him kurohime would tell him to go screw himself and stop thinking he's so special and had a chance with her after "zero" who's the real man and only one deserving kurohime's affections, died/disappeared.
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Definite Re-read Material.   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Syphilis
August 22nd, 2011, 8:01pm
A simply amazing read. I felt that there was a bit much.. flaunting at times, but it didn't really take away from the experience.
Alright. The time travel arc. If you don't want to nitpick to any significant degree, it wasn't sub-par; it just wasn't on-par with the rest of the series.
The story really hit home for me, which is why I give it a 10 (art improves chapter by chapter as well).
I just wish it was longer. Few loose ends/questionable ending.
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Rating: 7.5 / 10.0
by sirsosss
July 26th, 2011, 7:31pm
Just like everybody else said, i thought the start was a bit shaky, but the first arc as a whole was amazing. But i thought that zero, as a character, becomes less and less likable after the first arc. The beginning of second arc was alright. Reading time travel arc, however, was very frustrating. And just as the manga start to move toward the end, it got a little more interesting, and i was prepared to give it something between 8.5 - 8.9. however, the last chapter, particularly the last few pages, made me feel betrayed. I was like, seriously? That's the ending? It was unexpected in a very bad way. It upsets me pretty bad.
The art was good, interesting how the heroine looks different all the time though. I don't really understand the point of that. It's like she's been drawn by different artist or something.
The plot up to the first arc was amazing, after that it wasn't that interesting.
The romance was alright. The action was great. And the ending was attrocious.
It was an okay read.
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