Black Cat, Vol. 1: The Man Called Black Cat [NOOK Book]

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The Man Called Black Cat

Train and his partner Sven go after a huge bounty, attempting to track down a weapons smuggler who is dealing dangerous new technology on the black market. They cross paths with an elegant thief who offers to help them, but will the alliance be fruitful, or will the burglar bring bad luck to Black Cat?
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Black Cat, Vol. 1: The Man Called Black Cat

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Overview

The Man Called Black Cat

Train and his partner Sven go after a huge bounty, attempting to track down a weapons smuggler who is dealing dangerous new technology on the black market. They cross paths with an elegant thief who offers to help them, but will the alliance be fruitful, or will the burglar bring bad luck to Black Cat?
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781421564272
  • Publisher: VIZ Media
  • Publication date: 5/28/2013
  • Series: Black Cat Series , #1
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: VIZ Rating: T+
  • Pages: 206
  • Sales rank: 324,698
  • File size: 78 MB
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Meet the Author

Kentaro Yabuki made his manga debut with Yamato Gensouki, a short series about a young empress destined to unite the warring states of ancient Japan and the boy sworn to protect her. His next series, Black Cat, commenced serialization in the pages of Weekly Shonen Jump in 2000 and quickly developed a loyal fan following. Black Cat has also become an animated TV series, first hitting Japan's airwaves in the fall of 2005.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 24, 2008

    Assassins, Nano Machines and Gentlemen: a Perfect Team!

    I love this series. There's something about having ex-assassins on board that thrills me. However, Train isn't your usual assassin stereotype- he's screwy and lovable. Train may be perfect but his personality makes up for it. As you keep reading, it all gets better and better, there's a secret organization that you grow to like, another group that's just fascinating, and a fast paced plot that keeps you on the edge of your seat.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 30, 2007

    Nyaa-haa!!! Can it get any better than it is?!

    I just purchased Volumes one and two of Black Cat, I needed new reading material. I picked it up and I couldn't stop reading! The twists and plots are AWESOME! The characters are great! I may be a sucker for the gunslinger stories but I got to say this one tottaly blows the others I've read out of the water! I think it's a must read!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 21, 2006

    Black Cat

    Black Cat is one of the best shows ive ever watch it is very well ploted and there wasn't much fillers in this series it was mostly kept on track of the story and the people who made it should give them selfs a pat on the back for making such a excellent show

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 30, 2006

    With a storyline this unique how can you resist?

    I am a huge fan of the Black Cat anime, so obviously I was excited when I found out there was a manga (which predates the anime, I know). The manga is full of action scenes where Train Heartnet (the main character) is completley kick butt, but the story will turn around to be absolutely hilarious. I love the story, and the bad guys are great. I strongly recommend this manga for anime and manga lovers alike!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 12, 2006

    A-meow-zing!

    Black Cat is probably my favorite shonen manga of all time! I absolutely love the story and characters! And the artwork is great! I love this series, and I recommend it to all fans of the 'shonen' genre!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 5, 2013

    I luv

    I luv it so much i ran to Barns and Noble and bought all 9 books... lol. Its defenetly worth 5 stars.

    :D

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  • Posted December 27, 2011

    If you dont read Black Cat your Crazy!!!!!!

    At first I watched the anime first....... which was great. Then I startes reading the manga on my cellphone im hooked. I've pretty much used all of my data reading this wonderful manga. I truly aspire to one day write and draw a book series like this one. Although this couldnt be copied its one of a kind. I just which I had enough to buy every single one, unfortunately i'm like broke........ no cash on me. Train Heartnet is totally wicked.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 20, 2009

    I Also Recommend:

    Awesome series, great mix of science fiction and fantasy

    Read the whole series

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 30, 2006

    Black Cat is really good, even better than One Piece

    Black Cat is really cool. Its sort of violent (gun fights, dripping blood) but very well drawn with an interesting plot. The only bad thing is here in the States, only the first volume is out!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 18, 2006

    Nya?

    This is a very good one to pick up. Action, comedy, superhuman abilites, and well drawn characters. If you don't like any of those things, you'll still like it XP. I can't wait to get a hold of the next volume.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 16, 2006

    Train is awesome

    Train is the Black Cat.Now if your thinking Train is some masked vigilante your wrong!Train is a sweeper along with his partner Sven.Train is trying to forget his past but as Train and Sven purse each new bounty their is some kind of reminder trying to bring Train back into his past as the Black Cat!

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