Darker Than Black

Alt title: Kuro no Keiyakusha

Vol: 2; Ch: 9
3.677 of 5 from 743 votes
Rank #4,034
Darker Than Black

A giant wall looms over Tokyo, shielding the city from a dangerous otherworld called the 'Hell's Gate'. Within the city, things are no less terrifying because Contractors, psychopathic killers with phenomenal powers, have started to appear. These killers are compelled to pay a price every time they use their powers, often in the form of a meaningless or painful task. As their deadly habits rack up a gruesome death toll, Kirihara Misaki and her team from the Foreign Affairs Public Security struggle to solve the cases and bring the Contractors under control. Their task is further confounded by the interference of a masked individual they title Messier Code BK201, a man with abilities that allow him to fight and defeat the Contractors. Who is this BK201? How can the Contractors be stopped permanently? And what does the appearance of the Hell's Gate mean for the people of Tokyo?

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rachell29's avatar by rachell29 on Aug 29, 2016
Score 6/10

Darker than Black was one of the first anime I watched. So naturally,  I was super excited for the manga. But it was nothing like what I expected and not in a good way.  I didn't enjoy the first few chapters at all and the only reason I gave the story a 6/10 was because the story really picked up from when November 11 makes an appearance.  The only redeeming factors in the story were the... read more

PinkyIvan's avatar by PinkyIvan on Aug 28, 2012
Score 5/10

Have to say I am dissapointed. 20 bucks spent and Hei gets a soul and feelings for a girl who he should have killed. So basicly I was expecting cool Hei and he was ruined. So sad. It will look nice on my shelf but there is no need for you to read this. read more

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