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Information
Title: Black Joke (ブラック・ジョーク, Burakku Jōku)
Author: KOIKE Rintarou (Story) & TAGUCHI Masayuki (Art)
Original Run: February 2, 2008 – Ongoing
Published by: Young Champion (Akita Shoten)
Young Champion Retsu (Akita Shoten)
Volumes: 8+ (57+ Chapters)
Genre: Action / Comedy / Martial Arts / Mature / Seinen

Black Joke (ブラック・ジョーク, Burakku Jōku) is a Japanese manga series written KOIKE Rintarou and illustrated by TAGUCHI Masayuki.

History[]

Black Joke started in February 2008 in Issue 2008-5 of Young Champion, though being published in biweekly magazine (published once every two weeks), the manga was published as a monthly series. The manga continued until Issue 2011-7 (March 2011), where it was moved to the monthly magazine Young Champion Retsu and continued in May 2011 from Issue 2011-6 and is still being published.

Plot[]

Japan is now the 51st state of the U.S.A.. The isle of Neon, located near Japan, is the only place where prostitution and gambling are legal. There, Italian Mafia, Chinese Triad and Yakuza fight each other to gain the control of casinos and brothels.

Manga Guide[]

Volumes[]

# Release date Volume
1 September 19, 2008 Volume 1
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2 April 20, 2009 Volume 2
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3 December 18, 2009 Volume 3
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  • Chapter 14
  • Chapter 15
  • Chapter 16
  • Chapter 17
  • Chapter 18
  • Chapter 19
4 June 18, 2011 Volume 4
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  • Chapter 20
  • Chapter 21
  • Chapter 22
  • Chapter 23
  • Chapter 24
  • Chapter 25
  • Side Story: Kaoru
5 March 19, 2011 Volume 5
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  • Chapter 26
  • Chapter 27
  • Chapter 28
  • Chapter 29
  • Chapter 30
  • Chapter 31
6 November 18, 2011 Volume 6
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  • Chapter 32
  • Chapter 33
  • Chapter 34
  • Chapter 35
  • Chapter 36
  • Chapter 37
7 June 20, 2012 Volume 7
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  • Chapter 38
  • Chapter 39
  • Chapter 40
  • Chapter 41
  • Chapter 42
  • Chapter 43
  • Chapter 44
8 April 19, 2013 Volume 8
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9 April 20, 2014 Volume 9
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  • Chapter 52
  • Chapter 53
  • Chapter 54
  • Chapter 55
  • Chapter 56
  • Chapter 57
  • Chapter 58
  • Chapter 59
10 July 20, 2020 Volume 10
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  • Chapter 60
  • Chapter 61
  • Chapter 62
  • Chapter 63
  • Chapter 64
  • Chapter 65
  • Chapter 66
  • Chapter 67
  • Chapter 68

Chapters not yet in tankōbon format[]