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Japanese: COWA!
English: Cowa!
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Type: Manga
Volumes: 1
Chapters: 14
Status: Finished
Published: Oct 28, 1997 to Mar 10, 1998
Genres: Comedy Comedy, Horror Horror, Supernatural Supernatural
Theme: Vampire Vampire
Demographic: Shounen Shounen
Serialization: Shounen Jump (Weekly)
Authors: Toriyama, Akira (Story & Art)


Score: 6.881 (scored by 15891,589 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #90832
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Popularity: #5533
Members: 2,749
Favorites: 23

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After an outbreak of a terminal disease in their town, Paifu, a vampire-hybrid, Jose, a ghost, and Apone and Maruyama set out to find medicine to cure it and save the village.


Cowa! was published in English by VIZ Media under the Shonen Jump Manga imprint on July 1, 2008, and later digitally on October 22, 2013.


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Nov 1, 2008
PPG-Katelyn (All reviews)
Story: The first chapter is just funny then as the chapters go along, it gets more serious but it still stays cute and funny. It also gets more interesting as it goes along then it starts getting more exciting later and the ending is awesome.

Art: The artwork is pretty good. The monsters are cute and the humans are kind of funny the way they are drawn, especially Maruyama and the witch. Something I don't understand is why the first chapter is in color while all the chapters afterwords are in black and white.

Characters: The characters are awesome. I love how they where able to come read more
Dec 20, 2013
post_human (All reviews)
Is there anyone even remotely interested in Anime & Manga who doesn't know "Akira Toriyama"? Despite all its shortcomings, flaws and cliches "Dragonball" is undoubtedly one of the most influential manga/anime ever? But does all of these people know that Toriyama also wrote quite a few other mangas? "Cowa!" is one of these others and one of the best of these. This is definitely a kids manga, it does not have any complicated plot, no over the top action elements and no fan service that shounen now a days are famous for. This is just a cute adventure story with some simple funny moments and read more
Mar 22, 2022
giffica (All reviews)
Cowa! is a cute little gag manga that deviates from much of Toriyama's normal style. Instead of the crude slapstick style comedy found through much of Toriyama's works, Cowa beautiful weaves in moral principals that promote charming moral principals. While the work is not necessarily mature, it is refined in the way it understands itself and the universe. The way the gags are woven into the plot helps to add to the charm of the story, and does a great job at establishing the main characters. Cowa doesn't over stay it's welcome, and it's quite short, but could use another volume to expand the universe read more
Jun 3, 2014
blazebolt7 (All reviews)
This manga was only fourteen chapters long, but when it came to entertainment it didn't fall short in any areas. I found this to be an cute and humorous story. it was very easy to get to know and like all of the characters, plus all of the characters were well drawn.

This is another Manga that was drawn by Akira Toriyama and I enjoyed more than I did some of his other short manga stories. He did a very good job here of telling and illustrating a story that was able to keep the readers attention.

So, yeah, I am going to recommened that read more


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