This week Black clover fans were in treat when the shonenjump surprised everyone by releasing the latest chapter on Friday instead of usual Sundays. The Black clover manga is in full throttle with each chapter chapter ending in such nail-biting cliffhanger.

Written and illustrated by Yuki Tabata, Black Clover is a battle-action shonen manga which follows the chronicles of Asta and Yuno, two boys who wishes to become Wizard King. The series is currently in its second major arc which fans loves to call “Spade Kingdom Arc”. The Dark Triad has gotten hold of Vangeance and Yami, the key to open the Underworld full of demons and it is now Asta and his friends duty to rescue them and protect the whole world from the terror of demons.

In the coming chapter Asta wil be leaning the devil host techniques, where as Noelle will train with Elves to learn ultimate magic. On the other hand Yuno will also go through some special training so he can rescue his captain.

With that being said, in this manga guide I will discuss about Black Clover chapter 266 and talk in detail about its release date, possible plot points and the official sources through which you can read the latest chapter legally in your country. Besides that we will also talk about the leaked raw scans and spoilers. So without any further delay, let’s begin.

Update: Black Clover chapter 266 has came out and is now available to read on VIZ and Mangaplus. Meanwhile speculations for chapter 267 has also begin.

Is Black Clover on break this week?

Yes, the Black Clover manga will be on break this week and won’t be releasing a new chapter. The break is taken in regard to author’s health issues. Breaks in jump series are uncommon due to exteremly tiring and exhausting work schedules of authors where sometimes they have work than 18-hours a day.  Authors like Eiichiro Oda (One Piece) and Kohei Horikoshi (My Hero Academia) are two such authors who are usually seen take breaks from time to time.

Black clover chapter 266 Release Date, Time and Countdown

Just to let you know, Black Clover is published under Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine, which is the oldest and most popular magazine in Japan. It follows a very strict schedule where a new chapter is published on weekly basis every Sunday. The last chapter of Black Clover was published in issue #42. Following the same schedule Black Clover chapter 266 should have came out on September 27 but due to
delay it will come out on October 4, 2020 at 12:00 am (JST) in issue #44

Assuming you are not residing in Japan right now, here are the release timings of english translations in different timezones around the world:

  • Pacific Time: 8 AM on October 4
  • Central Time: 10 AM on October 4
  • Eastern Time: 11 AM on October 4
  • British Summer Time: 4 PM on October 4
  • Germany (Berlin) Time: 5 PM on October 4
  • India standard Time: 8: 30 PM on October 4
  • Australia (Central) Time: 12: 30 AM on October 4

Here is the live countdown which will help you know the time left before next chapter:

Black Clover Chapter 266 Raw Scans, Leaks and Spoilers

Black Clover 266 Raw Status: Released

The raw scans and Spoilers for chapter 266 has finally started appearing online and first to be leaked is the color page featuring Nacht and his demons.

  • Gaja is angry of his actions.
  • Nacht begins Asta’s training
  • Asta and his devil are two sides of same coin.

Now let’s have quick recap of previous chapter.

Black Clover chapter 265 Quick Recap

The chaper begins when Noelle who when wakes up finds herself in a strange land. She recognises the elven people standing infront of her- including Licht the leader of eye of midnight. Behind her are her defeated comrades who are receiving medical treatment. Licht tells them that they are in Elysia, a grand mana zone hidden deep in heart kingdom where the remaining Eleves resides. As Licht was talking, two elven kids appears from his back. Licht explains to them that they are the descendants of Tetia and Licht’s child who survived the massacre.

Black Clover 266 latest updates

Hearing this Nero bursts into tears seeing the kids of Tetia. She feels delighted that she to know that Tetia survived that horrible accident and successfully have birth to a child.

Further Licht tells them about Dyrad, the elven guardian deity who told eleves to rescue them. After hearing the whole story Noelle, who is still in shock after the attack by Vanica, asks Licht to train her so she can rescue Lolophecha before it is too late. Licht asks what makes her think that she can defeat Vanica after such a short training with them. Noelle first hesitates a bit but then replies him by saying that “Giving is up on getting stronger is even harder”. Seeing her determination Licht agress to train them all the Elves Esoteric Art of Ultimate Magic.

Black Clover chapter 266 Discussion, Speculations and Predictions

  • Asta will begin his devil power training with Nacht at the location at which he mentioned earlier. We will be able to learn more about Asta and Nacht’s demons and why they came to human world.
  • Meanwhile Noelle and company will begin thier elven powers training with Licht and other eye of midnight members.
  • At Clover kingdom preparations for invasion will begin as they will shortlisting the capable magic knights who will be part of invasion campaign.
  • We might also be shown a glimpse at Spade Kingdom and what happened to Dante after he was abruptly defeated by Yami ans Vangeance.

Where to read online?

All latest and previous Black Clover chapters can be read through Viz Media or MangaPlus, or else you can also download the Viz Media’s official Shonen Jump app on your Android and IOS device. Mangaplus also offers their chapters in Espanol/Spanish.

For now Viz Media only offers first three and latest three chapters for free but you can buy their shonen jump subscription which only costs about $1.99 a month and offers more than 10,000 manga chapters from popular titles such as My hero academia, One Punch man and much more.