Tokyo Mew Mew
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Tokyo Mew Mew

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Synonyms: TMM, Mew Mew Power, Tokyo Black Cat Girl, Tokyo Kuroneko Musume, Sleeping Beauty of Strawberry Forest, Doku no Mori no Nemurihime
Japanese: 東京ミュウミュウ
English: Tokyo Mew Mew
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Type: Manga
Volumes: 7
Chapters: 32
Status: Finished
Published: Aug 3, 2000 to Dec 28, 2002
Genres: Fantasy Fantasy, Romance Romance, Sci-Fi Sci-Fi
Theme: Mahou Shoujo Mahou Shoujo
Demographic: Shoujo Shoujo
Serialization: Nakayoshi
Authors: Yoshida, Reiko (Story), Ikumi, Mia (Art)


Score: 6.961 (scored by 1404714,047 users)
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Ranked: #92652
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Popularity: #658
Members: 26,728
Favorites: 1,027


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Tokyo Mew Mew
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Thirteen-year-old Ichigo Momomiya is at an endangered animal exhibit with her crush Masaya Aoyama when she is hit by a beam of light and sees a cat entering her body. She begins to demonstrate cat-like behavior the following day. A giant monster attacks Masaya and forces Ichigo to transform into a pink magical girl with cat ears and a tail.

A boy named Ryou Shirogane explains that the monster she fought was a Chimera Anima—alien parasites that infect animals and turn them into giant monsters. Ryou and Keiichiro Akasaka, the owner of a pink cafe called Cafe Mew Mew, planned to take the DNA of five Red Data Animals and use them as biological weapons by injecting them into Chimera Anima—an experiment they called the Mew Project. But due to an earthquake the day before, the DNA was accidentally shot into Ichigo and four other girls that she met outside the museum instead!

Now a "biological weapon," Ichigo must fight against the aliens and find her potential teammates—all while keeping her feline identity a secret from Masaya.

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Tokyo Mew Mew was published in English by Tokyopop from June 1, 2004 to December 15, 2005. Kodansha Comics USA republished the series with a new translation as a three-volume omnibus edition from October 25, 2011 to April 24, 2012.

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Jun 15, 2009
This is a really cool manga for anyone who likes Sci-Fi and animals!! I really liked it because I am an animal lover and so this manga was perfect for me!!! Try it out!
Jul 12, 2011
Mixed Feelings
My first manga. :). Okay, so here we go.

Tokyo Mew Mew - we have to save the world.

The plot is really simple. There's a girl, Ichigo, who falls for a guy Aoyama. He seemed to like her from the beginning :). Anyway, while being int the museum, or somewhere, there is an earthquake. She is with those 4 girls she doesn't know, and then BOOM ! She doesn't know what's happening, but she remembers a cat : ) Cool isn't it ? :D She became Mew Mew and got to save the world with help from Ryou, who's pretty hot. She has to find another ...
Jun 28, 2023
This manga doesn't seem to do anything exceptionally well. The plot is very basic and similar to many other magical girl shows. It's about a typical girl who suddenly gets magical powers and now has to protect the world with a group of four other magical girls. This basic premise isn't bad, but it's nothing special. The issue is that almost everything else in this series seems to also follow this "Alright, but nothing special" -formula.

For example, let's take the characters. All 5 of the "Mew Mews" have distinct personalities. There's the relatable main character, the spoiled and sassy rich girl, the shy girl who ...

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