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Koi Neko (Manga)

Koi Neko

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Synonyms: Koineko
Japanese: コイネコ


Type: Manga
Volumes: 12
Chapters: Unknown
Status: Finished
Published: Sep 18, 2004 to Dec 19, 2012
Authors: Mashima, Etsuya (Story & Art)
Serialization: Sunday Gene-X


Score: 7.391 (scored by 666 users)
Ranked: #55012
Popularity: #2041
Members: 1,867
Favorites: 22
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Shinta likes to play with cats even though he cannot have one for a pet because of his father's allergies. Cats also like to play with Shinta... in more ways than one... including becoming Shinta's girlfriend and generally trying to get him to reciprocate their catcalls, literally.

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Fujieda, Wakaba
Sakurazaki, Nao
Takaoka, Shinta

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Jul 7, 2010
Drawing a comedy-based middle-school life manga can end up being an analogue with many ones flooding within the market. This is not the case if some 'cream' is added, and the author of Koi Neko chose a well dressing indeed.

The story may seem carefree, shallow and has no real topic at all, but reading chapters after chapters, what I sense is that they are quite well organized. The tale unfold as it should, scattered with plentiful fan-service around the way to keep you from getting bored. Romance and drama occasionally appear, yet don't usually last very long. Stereotypes of the characters, mainly human and read more
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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.
+ Similar plot, characters, plot development, and setting
+ Both feature female kemonomimi romantically paired with a male human
+ Explores interspecies relationships
+ Comedies

- Very different art style
- Different demographic - Koi Neko is a shounen series, while The Star of Cottonland (TSoCL) is a shoujo
- TSoCL has much more plot and character development, and a focus on aestheticism
- Koi Neko has a contemporary setting, while TSoCL has a much more rural feel
- TSoCL has an anime adaptation

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