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Black God, Vol. 1 (Black God #1)

3.8 of 5 stars 3.80  ·  rating details  ·  135 ratings  ·  7 reviews
Wending his way home after a bender one evening, master moocher and game programmer Keita Ibuki decides to satisfy a craving for ramen at a noodle stand. Instead of slurping soup, though, he surrenders his meal to a manic girl who, unbeknownst to Keita, is a Mototsumitama, a guardian of the coexistence equilibrium. When his new acquaintance is attacked, Keita gets caught i ...more
Paperback, 224 pages
Published October 17th 2007 by Yen Press
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May 13, 2008 Nick rated it 4 of 5 stars
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Overall Rating: B-
Synopsis: Written by Dall-Young Lim and with art by Sung-Woo Park, Black God follows Keita Ibuki, an immature computer programmer who mooches off of his girlfriend, Akane Sano. One night on his way home from getting wasted, Keita meets a young woman named Kuro (who refers to herself in the third person) in a ramen stand. Feeling sorry for someone he mistakes as homeless (though technically she is), he gives her his soup. Unbeknownst to Keita, Kuro is a Mototsumitama (a godlike
I love this book, non stop action.
Quick thoughts: Rereading these early volumes to refresh my memory and finally continue on with the series.

Good start. Plenty of action, a reasonable introduction to the three main characters, and a solid amount of key ideas and background conveyed. And we know enough by the end of the volume for a strong cliffhanger (which will be a continual reoccurrence with this manga).
Erik Moody
One of the best manga I have read, mind you I don't read a lot of Graphic Novels but this one was really interesting and exciting.
Vitor Frazão
Bastante potencial. O começo não é dos mais originais, mas o world-building e as personagens estão bem construídas.
Morbus Iff
Same old mystery meat with mysterious powers meets mysterious organizations. Didn't care.
4/5 stars for the whole series
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