Poyopoyo Kansatsu Nikki


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Japanese: ポヨポヨ観察日記
English: Poyopoyo
German: Poyopoyo
Spanish: Poyopoyo
French: Poyopoyo
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Type: TV
Episodes: 52
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 8, 2012 to Dec 30, 2012
Premiered: Winter 2012
Broadcast: Sundays at Unknown
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Studio Deen
Source: 4-koma manga
Genres: ComedyComedy, Slice of LifeSlice of Life
Theme: PetsPets
Demographic: SeinenSeinen
Duration: 3 min. per ep.
Rating: PG - Children


Score: 7.641 (scored by 92869,286 users)
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Ranked: #13022
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Popularity: #4596
Members: 20,801
Favorites: 148

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Moe Sato is a young lady who finds a cat and starts taking care of him. Named Poyo due to his round shape, he quickly becomes a dear member of the Sato family.

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Tatsuki, Ruu
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"Maru Kaite Poyon (マル描いてポヨん)" by Mimori Suzuko

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Jan 8, 2012
'All those rectangular faces? Oh, they'll turn round as well.' - Maru Maru, OP to PKN

Laydees. Dudes. Everything in between. Non-organic lifeforms. This - and I repeat, this - is the stuff. The anime of the season? There's some stiff competition, but quite possibly - there's a lot of potential in this lovechild of Chi's Sweet Home, Welcome to the NHK and Mawaru Penguindrum.

So, Poyopoyo Kansatsu Nikki (that's Fluffy Observation Diary to you peeps who like Anglais) is a story of a totally rad cat. The deal here is, and I'm not kidding, he's circular. Try to wrap your head around that for a bit. ...
Nov 17, 2013
If you have a heart problem, don't watch this anime!

I am a perfectly healthy human being, but for ~50 Sunday night, I have had a near cardiac arrest due to the CUTENESS of Poyo!!!

This isn't anime to fill you with joy, nor is it suppose to be a masterpiece. Its modesty is equivalent to that friend who's always there for you, but never in your way. Yeah, that guy who you just cannot hate, and who does not hate. If you don't have a guy like that, allow Poyo to fill in that empty space. I implore you.

So, who is this 'friend' I talk ...
Dec 19, 2016
FULL DISCLOSURE: I have not read the manga/light novel.

Poyopoyo is a seinen 4-koma short anime about a family and their spherical cat. The major focus is on daily life issues and occurences with pets – mostly cats, and how they bring people together.
There is somewhat of a continuous story as the events are portrayed in order over the course of a year or so. But being a 4-koma, most skits are able to stand on their own. The transitions between each one is quick and well-done. Each skit has either a somewhat informational or comedic purpose.

The art is a very basic scratchy style ...

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