Black Clover is a new manga and anime series which delivers a fresh take on the shonen genre. It’s set in a world where magic has disappeared and science has taken over. Black Clover is a fantasy shounen manga written by Yagyou Ayatsu and illustrated by Kudou Juse. It was initially serialized in the Weekly Shounen Jump magazine, and has been collected into 18 volumes so far. The series follows Asta, a fifteen-year old orphan who becomes an assassin for hire.