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.
Black Cat, Volume 19
R to L (Japanese Style)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?As a SweeperAfter fighting their way to the center of Creed's Hideout, Train and Sven find their way blocked by the unexpected appearance of the Chrono Numbers. They're stopping the Sweepers so that they can take down Creed by themselves. But the Numbers find their own surprise--Creed appears to have become indestructible!