Warau Kanoko-sama
The Secret Notes of Lady Kanoko
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Warau Kanoko-sama

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Synonyms: Laugh Lady Kanoko, Lady Kanoko's Notes for "Good" Boys and Girls, The Moon to the East, the Sun to the West, Tsuki wa Higashi ni Hi wa Nishi ni
Japanese: 笑うかのこ様
English: The Secret Notes of Lady Kanoko
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Type: Manga
Volumes: 3
Chapters: 15
Status: Finished
Published: Jul 10, 2007 to Jun 10, 2009
Genres: Comedy Comedy, Romance Romance
Theme: School School
Demographic: Shoujo Shoujo
Serialization: LaLa
Authors: Tsujita, Ririko (Story & Art)


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Ranked: #15152
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Popularity: #2174
Members: 9,213
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It's high school meets nature documentary in this new shojo comedy! Kanoko Naedoko, a third-year student in junior high, doesn't make friends and keeps to herself. Which is fine by her because then she can be the ideal "objective observer." Steamy love triangles, school gossip and courtyard politics only mean more data for Lady Kanoko! But when she befriends some of her classmates, what will happen to Kanoko? Will she become more than just an observer?

(Source: Tokyopop)

Included one-shot:
Volume 2: Tsuki wa Higashi ni Hi wa Nishi ni (The Moon to the East, the Sun to the West)


Warau Kanoko-sama was published in English as The Secret Notes of Lady Kanoko by Tokyopop. Due to the publisher's ceasing of operations on North America, only two volumes were published from August 5, 2008 to February 2, 2009. The series was also published in Polish by Studio JG from July 17, 2015 to February 5, 2016.

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Aug 15, 2019
I read this manga first a long time ago but stopped because of one big fault in the manga that to me reduced the enjoyment. It was the lack of consistency with the characters. I realized that in this story the main character would be jumping to different schools and also encountering with new people in each chapter with only one reoccurring character. I'm glad to have given this manga second chance because I was able to enjoy the interesting yet relatable situations, and also enjoy the characters that also seemed rather relatable.

For those who are looking for a romance, this has bare minimum amongst ...
Jun 13, 2013
Warau Kanoko-sama is probably one of the few shoujo manga that I can say I thoroughly enjoyed. I have to say that I absolutely adored the main character, Naedoko Kanoko. Unlike a lot of the shoujo protagonists out there, she was completely refreshing and unique for a protagonist - not just for the shoujo genre, but any genre in general. She may be introverted, but by no means does that make her shy or meek. She's also very clever, independent, intelligent, and strong. Most importantly, she manages to stay true to herself, which I loved, because I've seen many protagonists change because of ...
Jun 10, 2013
Okay so first off I have to say this manga was really interesting and unique. However it is also really confusing. I didn't understand that she was actually transferring schools multiple times until like the 5th time it happened; I didn't really see the point in doing so. The character relations dont really matter (besides the first chapter) and you could skip half a chapter and still get what was happening. Personally I got just started jumping pages till haru-kun showed up; something awesome always happened after that. :

All in all though its worth checking out!

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