Black Bullet (ブラック・ブレット Burakku Buretto) is a light novel written by Kanzaki Shiden and illustrated by Ukai Saki, and a manga series illustrated by Hon Morino. Serialized under the Dengeki Maoh magazine since August 27, 2012, Black Bullet is an ongoing manga series that has its individual volumes published in tankōbon format by ASCII Media Works. The first volume of "Black Bullet" was released on May 27, 2013 with one hundred sixty-four pages in total. The light novel has released six volumes as of October 10, 2013, with an anime series announced on October 6, 2013. The anime is set to premiere April 8, 2014.