"The Briar Maiden's Melancholy" 「荊乙女の憂鬱 Ibara Otome no Yūutsu」 is the 12th volume of Yūki Tabata's Black Clover.


"After a successful trip to the Witches' Forest, Asta and friends receive some well-deserved time off. But when the Magic Knights assemble in the capital for a special festival, a new adventure awaits Asta and Yuno!"

Author's Note

"Nyup nyup... Hello, Amélie here. We just moved. Wow, did she ever have it rough. Who's 'she'? The lady at our house. I tell you, she is the minister of moving. The old guy just drew manga the whole time. What a jerk. I got pretty worn out myself... I'm going to take a little nap here with my cheese stick. Nyup nyup...zzzzz..."

List of Chapters

Extra Pages

Character Profiles: Witch Queen, Sol Marron, Augustus Kira Clover XIII, and Mereoleona Vermillion

The Assorted Questions Brigade No.1

  • The Black Bulls list off traits that they find attractive in people.

The Assorted Questions Brigade No.2

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  • The most beautiful women and men are ranked according to the Clover Kingdom's and Tabata's tastes.

Collectible Card

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The captain of the Blue Roses, she produces briars from a sword handle and engulfs opponents with them. Also she is in love with Yami.

Magic Attribute: Briar Magic
Magic: 1400
Affiliation: Blue Rose
Type: Attack

Leaves: 3
Power: 3/5
Magical: 4/5
Wisdom: 5/5
Stamina: 3/5
Vitality: 4/5


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