Ranked #2247

Omamori Himari (Manga)

Omamori Himari

Alternative Titles

English: Omamori Himari
Japanese: おまもりひまり


Type: Manga
Volumes: 12
Chapters: 75
Status: Finished
Published: Jun 9, 2006 to Sep 9, 2013
Authors: Matra, Milan (Story & Art)
Serialization: Dragon Age


Score: 7.661 (scored by 5452 users)
Ranked: #22472
Popularity: #336
Members: 12,141
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Severely allergic to felines, Yuuto Amakawa spends his mornings nursing a drippy nose courtesy of his friend Rinko’s cat. But on his sixteenth birthday, it’s not just Rinko’s pet that’s riling up his allergies (to say nothing of his hormones)! Appearing before him is Himari, a buxom, sword-wielding cat spirit in human guise, who has sworn to protect Yuuto, now the target of vengeful spirits! It’s clear that Yuuto’s allergies are the least of his problems — he’s gonna need Himari’s help if he wants to live to see his seventeenth birthday!

(Source: Yen Press)


Omamori Himari was published in English by Yen Press from October 26, 2010 to July 22, 2014, as well as in eBook format from November 14, 2011 to July 22, 2014. Yen Press also released a guidebook companion for the manga and anime and labeled it as Volume 0, which was published digitally and in print on September 25 and October 30, 2012 respectively. The series has also been published in Italian by Panini Comics under the Planet Manga imprint since June 7, 2014.

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Sep 24, 2008
Typically when you have too much of one thing, you tend to get tired of it; but what about when you have too many difference things? Well Omamori Himari happens to be a Shounen, Supernatural, Action, Harem, Ecchi, Romantic, Comedy, Drama *breathe* yeah… that's quite a mouthful. And with all these different genres meshed together, it’s all bound to feel somewhat diluted. Although there are plenty of great things to be found in this unoriginal yet refreshing manga.

Set in modern-day Japan, an average teenage boy named Yuuto Amakawa, is taken care of by his childhood friend Rinko Kuzaki, ever since he lost his parents. Now read more
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Apr 5, 2014
I have read quite a few harem, ecchi, etc. type mangas and they all have somethig that half decent even if the pplot is nonsensical. This is often the comedy like Rysing x Rydeen or the characters like Rosario to Vampire. This manga howerver has no redeeming features as everything it does has been done before but better by other mangas. Nyan Koi beets it in the cat allergies plotline department. To Love Ru does the ecchi better. Rosar to Vampire does action better.

Story - 2
Its about youkai, so its basically been done to death. However its been really poorly as the action and read more
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Mar 2, 2013
I started reading this series after I finshed the anime, and after the first few volumes I relized something. Tha Manga is way better than the anime, so if you liked the anime I highly recomend you read the Manga . The storyline is really good, the auther does a good job keeping you geussing on what will happen next, as well as sprinklying in some comedy and fan service. The Manga is good cause we get to see more of Himari and friende and in the Manga Yuuto actual grows a back bone and starts to fight rather than always letting girls protect read more
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Feb 2, 2015
Story: 3/10

This is a very, very, overused, unoriginal, and tired harem story. Harem story is one term, because harem stories can be very interesting and cool. However, this is one that you could get from anywhere else. There isn't anything new, even with this sort of supernatural-twist that comes with every harem series that has no originality to it.

Art: 4/10

Even as a person who doesn't really mind moe, there is moe prevalent throughout all the character designs. But I still wouldn't mind that. In fact, the girls in this series are quite cute. No, what makes this moe different is...nothing. This is art and read more
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Manga: Rosario to Vampire
Both are Supernatural, Harem manga with a protagonist being protected by some hot supernatural girl (Moka=Vampire | Himari=Cat Spirit). Eventually develops into a harem with the guy being surrounded by cute girls and plenty of action on the side.

Both protagonist eventually develop a supernatural trait/ability. ^_^ 
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Manga: Koi Neko
These two romantic comedies primarily revolve around the unusual relationship between a normal human male and a female cat that can take on a human form. 
reportRecommended by radiantfire
Manga: Kanokon
Both of these titles are set in supernatural settings in which some personified animals/objects can take human forms. The main premise of both titles is an ecchi one; featuring male protagonists who develop a harem consisting of said animals/objects. 
reportRecommended by radiantfire
Manga: Sekirei
Sekirei has far more complex plot, sometimes even too complicated for a fighting harem you'd expect. :) Omamori Himari is much simpler in terms of storyline, it features a wider variety of characters, and battles are less significant. 
reportRecommended by KotH
Manga: Onikiri-sama wa Hakoiri Musume
both have demons, demon slayers, and infighting between demon slaying families. good read. OH has a lot more ecchi though, but both are good for a laugh. 
reportRecommended by danm
Manga: Asobi ni Iku yo!
Both ecchi mangas have a similar feeling and they both feature cat girls and the rivaling around one character. 
reportRecommended by automnesouriant

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