English Title: Black Summoner
Japanese Title: 黒の召喚士 — “Kuro no Shoukanshi”
Author: Doufu Mayoi — 迷井豆腐
Illustrator: Kurogin (DIGS) — 黒銀
Genre: Isekai, Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Comedy
Original Run: June 2016 – ongoing
English Run: September 2020 – ongoing
Japanese Publisher: Overlap
English Publisher: J-Novel Club
Volumes in Japanese: 13 (In Progress)
Volumes in English: 3 (In Progress)
Note: Also available to read online through a J-Novel Club subscription. This series is currently digital-only.
- English Website — Japanese Website
- MAL Entry — Forum — Anime-Planet
- Baka Updates — LNDB.info — Novel Updates
Synopsis: Waking up in a strange new place with no memory of his past life, Kelvin learns that he’s bartered away those very memories in exchange for powerful new abilities during his recent transmigration. Heading out into a whole new world as a Summoner — with his first Follower being the very goddess who brought him over! — Kelvin begins his new life as an adventurer, and it isn’t long before he discovers his hidden disposition as a battle junkie. From the Black Knight of the Ancient Castle of Evil Spirits to the demon within the Hidden Cave of the Sage, he revels in the fight against one formidable foe after another. Join this OP adventurer in an exhilarating and epic saga as he and his allies carve their way into the annals of history!
Reviews of Black Summoner
MAL Entry — (Japan) Published January 2018 – ongoing (English) Licensed for English release by J-Novel Club.
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