• 20 volumes of Black Cat have sold approximately 600,000 copies each in Japan. • Volumes 1-11 have all debuted in the top 15 on Bookscan’s Graphic Novel charts. • Named one of the Top 50 Manga Properties of 2006 by ICv2 • The first eleven volumes of Black Cat manga have sold through over 175k units in the U.S. to date. • Previewed and promoted in SHONEN JUMP magazine • Black Cat anime DVDs launched in fall of 2006 by Funimation. • Serialized in Weekly Shonen Jump in Japan for approximately four years, from issue 32 in 2000 through issue 29 in 2004 • Creator Kentaro Yabuki debuted as an artist with the Weekly Shonen Jump one-shot Yamato Gensouki. • Anime started airing in Fall 2005 on TV in Japan. Produced by Studio Gonzo, renowned for its 2D/3D hybrid CGI animation. • Released bi-monthly (every other month).
Train Heartnet, also known as "Black Cat," was an infamous assassin for a secret organization called Chronos...until he abandoned that cold-blooded existence to live on his own terms as an easygoing bounty hunter. But is Train's past as far behind him as he thinks?
Train and the Sweeper Alliance make it to Creed's island hideout. However, the Apostles of the Stars are ready and waiting for them. Separated from the others, Eve must finally do battle on her own when confronted by Leon, the wind master. She has the powers she needs to win, but does she have the heart?
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