The story is about a boy who has an ability to see beings known as the angels and made friends with a mysterious angel who has a set of black wings instead of white. As time passes by, the two of them grew closer to each other and The Angel with Black Wings dark past slowly unravels. Ray suddenly finds himself getting involved with the issues within the angelic society and the latters troubles with them.
The Angel with Black Wings provides examples of:
- Age-Appropriate Angst: Ray has the angst befitting of his teenage age.
- Angelic Beauty: Big Sis, Silver, Raphael are all good-looking.
- Beware the Silly Ones: Silver might goof off most of the time but she's totes OP.
- Bifauxnen: Silver is a female that looks like a handsome young man.
- Boy Meets Girl: Ray meets The Angel with Black Wings.
- The Bully: Danilo Tamaraw and Leina Kaye Tenor are the biggest bully in Ray's school life.
- Dream Sequence: Ray having dreams of a person calling for his help.
- Fallen Angel: Big Sis committed a sin and was banned from heaven because of it.
- Girlish Pigtails: Mara usually wear her hair in twin pigtails.
- Guardian Angel: The main concept of the series. Lowest tier angels mostly are the ones who guide humans and most prone to committing sins.
- Invisible to Normals: Ray is the only one who can see the angels so far.
- Screw the Rules, I'm Doing What's Right!: The Angel with Black Wings wanted to help Ray even if it defies the angel's rules
- Shonen Hair: Ray has to stand out somehow.
- Tsundere: Mara won't admit she likes Ray.
- Winged Humanoid: Almost all angels depicted in this story are human-looking
Pages of this series provide examples of:
- Dream Intro: Chapter 1: The Encounter, Page 1 depicts Ray dreaming about a voice asking for help.
- Ring Ring Crunch: Chapter 1: The Encounter, Page 2 depicts Ray with the infamous alarm clock.
- Satan: An angel mentioned the name "Lucifer" in Chapter 12: Enemy, Page 27
- Archangel Raphael: First appearance in Chapter 7: Demons and Archangels, Page 25.