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Synonyms: Neko Para
Japanese: ネコぱら
English: Nekopara
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Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 9, 2020 to Mar 26, 2020
Premiered: Winter 2020
Broadcast: Thursdays at 21:00 (JST)
Producers: Avex Pictures
Licensors: Funimation
Studios: Felix Film
Source: Visual novel
Genres: ComedyComedy, Slice of LifeSlice of Life
Theme: AnthropomorphicAnthropomorphic
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.731 (scored by 6654066,540 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #54912
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #1367
Members: 174,508
Favorites: 827

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The siblings Kashou and Shigure Minazuki enjoy the company of six catgirls. Chocola and Vanilla assist Kashou in his job as a baker at the patisserie La Soleil, while the others—Coconut, Azuki, Cinnamon, and Maple—accompany Shigure in her daily life back at their home.

One afternoon, when Chocola goes out for an errand, she notices a green-haired kitten alone by herself at a park and decides to bring her back to the patisserie. Soon after, the Minazuki household adopts her and gives her a name: Cacao. With a new member in their family, the members of the Minazuki household continue their everyday lives—bound to become livelier than ever.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Itou, Miku


Izawa, Shiori


Morishima, Yuuka

Minazuki, Shigure

Ichimichi, Mao


Hondo, Kaede


Iizuka, Aya
Takechi, Tsuneo
Producer, Planning


Opening Theme

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"Shiny Happy Days" by Chocola (Yuki Yagi), Vanilla (Iori Saeki), Azuki (Shiori Izawa), Maple (Miku Itou), Cinnamon (Yuri Noguchi), Coconut (Marin Mizutani)

Ending Theme

1: "Hidamari no Kaori (陽だまりの香り)" by Chocola (Yuki Yagi), Vanilla (Iori Saeki) (eps 1-8, 10, 12)
2: "Honto no Kokoro (ホントノココロ)" by Maple (Miku Itou) (eps 9)
3: "Hidamari no Kaori ~Cacao mo Issho ver~ (陽だまりの香り~カカオもいっしょver~)" by Chocola (Yuki Yagi), Vanilla (Iori Saeki), Cacao (Yuuka Morishima) (eps 11)

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Mar 26, 2020
Nekopara is a fun and cozy way to spend 24 minutes. Simply put, it’s a very relaxing show with extreme amounts of literal and figurative fluff.

Ironically, in contrast to its hentai origins, Nekopara is one of the most wholesome shows I’ve seen. Narratively, there’s not much on the way of plot in this show. It’s very much a “monster” of the week type thing with each episode providing a new challenge or event for the girls to prepare for. These will usually be 90 percent fluff and 10 percent fan service.

If you’re looking for a fun and relaxing way to deal with the current ...
Mar 26, 2020
Mixed Feelings
A question: I'm pretty sure it's established somewhere in the VNs that they're genetically engineered 'cat girls', so why call them 'cats'?  Are there actual cats in this world aside from catgirls, or are all cats catgirls now?  Yes, I seriously thought about this hypothetical question while watching the show.


Within the Minazuki household lives six different catgirls.  When the older of the two siblings leaves to start his own patisserie business, the two youngest cats follow their master and appear in boxes as he's moving in while the other four cats and his little sister stay behind in their family home, occasionally coming by to ...
Mar 26, 2020
Winter 2020 has been a pretty dismal season for anime overall. Eizouken will of course run away with anime of the season because it had exactly ZERO competition that could stop it. It doesn’t matter how boring, self-indulgent, or repetitive it is. Yuasa directed it and Eizouken has a budget, so compared to the rest of the Spring 2020 lineup it’s like watching Canelo Alvarez fight a bunch of children. My personal anime of the season is Interspecies Reviewers, but I can’t review that for a few more days. Instead, let’s look at a series that apparently met Funimation’s high moral standards. This is the ...

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