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Darker than Black 1 黒の契約者 (Darker than Black #1)

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Il y a dix ans, une source d’énergie que l’on nomme le Hell's Gate a enveloppé Tokyo. Sont alors apparus d'étranges individus appelés les contractants. Ce sont des humains qui ont renoncé à leur âme, à leurs émotions et à leur morale en échange d'un pouvoir particulier. Dans cette aventure en deux tomes qui sert de prologue à l’animé, la jeune étudiante Kana découvre que s ...more
Paperback, 169 pages
Published August 25th 2007 by 角川書店
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Laurel
This is soooo shoujo-ified to the point where I'm upset by it. The two stars is for Mao and Hei being in character still. Plus the story isn't thaaat bad.

Kana is such a stinkin' dunce. Screaming Mary-Sue with blinking lights and everything. Crying and wailing like any shoujo sue.

At least the antagonist is interesting.

Just...keep to the anime and the OVA's, BONES. Please.
Gabriela Paige
Mar 21, 2017 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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I have no idea about what is happening, but I'm intrigued.
Vitor Frazão
Sep 17, 2012 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: manga
Este é o primeiro caso em que gostei mais da animé do que mangá (e espero que seja o último)e que a lutas me pareceram muito menos emocionantes no papel. Os traços do desenho que fazem o Hei parecer fraco, o facto da maioria dos capítulos estarem pintados a azul-pálido (pelo menos na versão que li), o que lhes dá um aspecto deprimente, desprovido de conteúdo, e a deficiência na narrativa em transmitir emoções, não são compensados pelas palhaçadas de Mao ou pelo gozo de rever as demais personage ...more
Cat
Nov 10, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: fiction, half-read
Loving it so far. I like it that despite the little individual episodes, this clearly has a larger underlying arc. We're progressively given little pieces of the puzzle - that's my kind of story. Also it's dark enough to create a serious mood but not too much/ to the point where the violence gets so gratuitous it actually detracts from the story.

So, yeah. Kudos so far.
Obi
I only had the opportunity to read half of this manga, but I must say when I got to watch the anime it was amazing. The characters aren't all boring and the same. No, they each have a very unique something about them. And the storyline captured me away into a dark hole I could only escape by watching the rest of the anime.

The second series kind of sucked, but oh well I guess.
Vevê
Aug 02, 2011 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
the story was shortened to fit in two mangas... i didnt like it... now im curious about the anime!!
Elsa
Jul 12, 2010 rated it really liked it
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Sigh....broken men....but attractive and scary broken men.
Adrian Shuffler
Jan 15, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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harrowing ending ♥ :(
akane uchiha
Mar 07, 2011 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
its kool
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really darkkk!!
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