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Mawaru Penguindrum

Mawaru Penguindrum

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Japanese: 輪るピングドラム


Type: Novel
Volumes: 3
Chapters: 24
Status: Finished
Published: Jul 4, 2011 to Feb 29, 2012
Genres: Mystery
Authors: Hoshino, Lily (Art), Ikuhara, Kunihiko (Story), Takahashi, Kei (Story)
Serialization: None


Score: 8.091 (scored by 146 users)
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Ranked: #7762
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Popularity: #6156
Members: 1,431
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A terminally ill girl named Himari Takakura is miraculously saved from death by a strange spirit who resides in a penguin-shaped hat. However, in exchange for extending her life, the spirit tasks Himari's brothers, Kanba and Shouma, to seek out an item known as the Penguin Drum with assistance from a trio of strange penguins.

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Jul 9, 2018
Nick-Knight (All reviews)
"'𝐼 𝓁𝑜𝓋𝑒 𝓎𝑜𝓊.' 𝒰𝓃𝓉𝒾𝓁 𝓉𝒽𝑜𝓈𝑒 𝓌𝑜𝓇𝒹𝓈 𝓇𝑒𝒶𝒸𝒽 𝓉𝒽𝑒 𝓅𝑒𝓇𝓈𝑜𝓃 𝒾𝓃 𝒻𝓇𝑜𝓃𝓉 𝑜𝒻 𝓎𝑜𝓊, 𝓈𝒶𝓎 𝒾𝓉, 𝑜𝓋𝑒𝓇 𝒶𝓃𝒹 𝑜𝓋𝑒𝓇 𝒶𝑔𝒶𝒾𝓃…" - Mawaru Penguidrum

Kunihiko Ikuhara is one of my favorite anime directors, and his works are a feast for the eyes, as someone who has a weak spot for complex stories full of symbolism Mawaru Penguindrum hit the bullseye in my heart.

The characters all have emotions, talents, ambitions and personalities on their own. Kanba the badass bishounen. Shouma the cutie pacifist. Ringo, who should just die and go to hell. Himari which is the star and the damsel in distress of this story. And the supporting characters read more


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