Nekome Kozou
Cat Eyed Boy
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Nekome Kozou

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Japanese: 猫目小僧
English: Cat Eyed Boy
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Type: Manga
Volumes: 3
Chapters: 13
Status: Finished
Published: Dec 1967 to 1976
Genres: Adventure Adventure, Horror Horror, Supernatural Supernatural
Theme: Psychological Psychological
Demographic: Seinen Seinen
Serialization: None
Authors: Umezu, Kazuo (Story & Art)


Score: 7.121 (scored by 584584 users)
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Ranked: #63822
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Popularity: #6858
Members: 2,238
Favorites: 40

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Cat Eyed Boy is a half-human, half-monster child whose mostly human appearance bans him from the demon world. He lives hidden in the shadows of the human world, hated by humans and demons alike. Wherever he goes, awful events occur as the humans and demons interact. In stories of revenge and retribution full of disturbing images, Cat Eyed Boy acts as a trickster, saving the innocent and helping the wicked receive the punishment that fate metes out.

(Source: Viz)


Nekome Kozou was published in English as Cat Eyed Boy by VIZ Media in 2 volumes under the VIZ Signature imprint on June 17, 2008.

A live-action film adaptation of the series was released in Japan on June 10, 2006.

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Feb 27, 2019
Mixed Feelings
I have to say that it was a struggle to complete this manga, but I did so just because it was so short. I'd say that it nails the horror element. This is an older manga and the visuals interested me as they are pretty grotesque and it does well in the element of shock value. The art style to me doesn't scream the typical "anime style", and in fact a lot of it reminds me of the western style, which isn't a bad thing, just something to note due to it's age.

The main character, the Cat Eyed Boy, is interesting, as he comes across ...


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