Ponkotsu Ponko
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Ponkotsu Ponko

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Synonyms: Useless Ponko
Japanese: ぽんこつポン子


Type: Manga
Volumes: 10
Chapters: 79
Status: Finished
Published: Mar 25, 2019 to May 24, 2021
Genres: Comedy Comedy, Slice of Life Slice of Life
Demographic: Seinen Seinen
Serialization: Big Comic Spirits
Authors: Yatera, Keita (Story & Art)


Score: 7.871 (scored by 12831,283 users)
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Ranked: #9402
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Popularity: #2841
Members: 5,463
Favorites: 91

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The near future, in a quiet seaside town. Yoshioka, who had recently lost his wife, just wants to spend the rest of his days in peace. However, Yoshioka's children, worried about their father's health, sent a housekeeping robot to help him. Yoshioka's quiet life is now changing.

(Source: Shogakukan, translated)


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Jan 9, 2021
FriskInABox (All reviews)
Ponkotsu Ponko is a very cute slice of life manga about an off-model housekeeping robot nearing the end of her useful lifespan. Ponko's last job sees her assigned to Gen-san, a grumpy old man in a small countryside village by his late wife as according to her will. Initially very cold and harsh toward Ponko, as they spend more time together, the two grow closer.

I especially enjoy watching the two main characters grow. Ponko becomes more and more human-like every day, learning new emotions and feeling new feelings. Gen-san learns to open up to his new friend, and with the introduction of his beloved granddaughter, read more
Jan 27, 2022
EZ_Sone (All reviews)
Ponkotsu Ponko is a slice of life kind of manga, there are happy fun times and sad times. This work is not the usual high school romance and or fun but the twilight years of an old man and an old robot.

The story telling of this manga is very nice, though not mind boggling like other shows it lets you enjoy the moment as you continue to read before it leads you to its melancholy and are reminded of how it is nearly time for our characters to move on.

The art is somewhat simplistic but still appealing, giving plenty of attention to detail. The read more


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