Yojouhan Shinwa Taikei
The Tatami Galaxy
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Yojouhan Shinwa Taikei

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Japanese: 四畳半神話大系
English: The Tatami Galaxy
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Type: Novel
Volumes: 1
Chapters: 4
Status: Finished
Published: Dec 2004
Genres: Comedy Comedy, Mystery Mystery, Romance Romance
Themes: Psychological Psychological, Time Travel Time Travel
Serialization: None
Authors: Morimi, Tomihiko (Story)


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Ranked: #21612
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Popularity: #17197
Members: 794
Favorites: 18


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College is full of opportunities to leave one's comfort zone. One third year student is constantly fantasizing about how his life might differ had he joined various campus circles—chasing, with mixed results, an idealistic rose-colored campus life where romance, friendships, and purpose fuse into a perfect university experience... at least until bad luck, questionable decisions, and dubious relationships enter the mix!

(Source: Funimation)


Yojouhan Shinwa Taikei was published in English as The Tatami Galaxy by HarperCollins under the HarperVia imprint on December 6, 2022.

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Nov 8, 2022
Mixed Feelings
Note: I received an advanced review copy in exchange for... like $15? Somebody sold it to me lol.

I watched the anime adaptation of The Tatami Galaxy about two months ago (finishing it a few days before I started the light novel). It quickly became one of my favorite anime, and I was surprised to find that it was based on a light novel, rather than being an original series.

This is to say that the novel had a lot to live up to, and it was... good. Ultimately, I think most of the changes made from the novel to the anime was in the anime's favor, ...

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Poll: Yojouhan Shinwa Taikei Chapter 1 Discussion
Emerardo - Apr 11, 2023
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Apr 11, 2023 11:20 PM
sequel novel licensed
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S0UVIK - Jan 19, 2022
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Guessing this is not supposed on be on the site?
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