Kabocha to Mayonnaise
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Kabocha to Mayonnaise

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Synonyms: Pumpkin and Mayonnaise
Japanese: 南瓜とマヨネーズ


Type: Manga
Volumes: 1
Chapters: 10
Status: Finished
Published: 1998
Demographic: Josei Josei
Serialization: None
Authors: Nananan, Kiriko (Story & Art)


Score: 6.881 (scored by 11881,188 users)
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Ranked: #104342
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Popularity: #7143
Members: 2,718
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MangaNananan, Kiriko (Story & Art)
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Volumes: /1
Chapters: /10


Ten stories about the everyday life of Sei, an idealistic songwriter, and Miho, the young woman who struggles to support the both of them.

Miho and Sei are living together. She works at a boutique while he tries to make it as a musician. Even though Miho still can’t forget about Hagio, her ex-lover, she is happy in her relationship with Sei. However, all is not well for the young couple. Struggling to make ends meet, Miho decides to take a second job as bar hostess. As she becomes increasingly desperate for money, Miho eventually gives in to one of her client’s sexual advances. When Sei finds out about this he begins to distance himself from her. Things are getting even more complicated for Miho when Hagio suddenly reappears in her life.

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Miho's Boss


Jan 6, 2011
This manga is about the everyday life. I like this "normal" feeling. A couple is living together, having their normal life. The protagonist Tsuchida is an insecure girl, who's always thinking about life. She loves Sei of Hagio? The manga is all about where to find happyness and love. I like the end of it, even if it's a little sad.

The art is very lovely, clean and elegant, so I gave it an outstanding. :)
Sep 29, 2017
Mixed Feelings
If you like disappointments and pieces of shits in your life, this is the manga for you and also this is very sad if you encourage people like the main male character Sei.

The dramatic synopsis made me really think I would enjoy this manga. So to that idiot who told me "if it has a good plot, then it's gonna be good, anime or manga without a great plot isn't worth the time." Lemme tell you that reading this shit was a waste of time like you literally have the typical weak and dumb female protagonist named Tsuchida who tries so hard to impress ...
Jan 31, 2021
This manga is a 3 out of 10. It didn't do much wrong and it barely demonstrated it's value.

The aspect I find most disappointing is the lack of reasoning behind Miho's emotions. The inner monologue she has only proposes doubt by questioning her intentions and the author purposely avoids providing any specific reasoning behind her actions. There were some panels demonstrating Sei's messiness and lack of motivation to 'live' and how that bothers Miho. Along with the fact he is relying on her heavily regarding finances. Effective to an extent to demonstrate the motivation for her actions, rather than an explanation for her emotions.

Additionally, the ...

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