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Black torch

Takaki, Tsuyoshi

Black torch. Volume 1

"Jiro Azuma is descended from a long line of ninja, and he can talk to animals. One day he rescues a unique black cat named Rago, a supernatural being, and is dragged into a mystical war. Although he may appear rough-and-tumble, Jiro Azuma's compassionate side emerges when it comes to the furry critters he can communicate with. But Jiro's soft spot for animals gets him in major trouble when a suspicious stray cat fuses with him, granting him exceptional power but also dragging him into humanity's hidden battle against powerful demons."--

Rated T+ : Older teens.

story and art by Tsuyoshi Takak ; translation, Toshikazu Aizawa and Colin Leigh ; touch-up art and lettering, Annaliese Christman.

First published in Japan in 2016 by SHUEISHA Inc.

Reads from right to left.

In English, translated from the Japanese.

Target Readership: