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Maison Ikkoku

Maison Ikkoku

Alternative Titles

Japanese: めぞん一刻

Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: 15
Chapters: 162
Status: Finished
Published: Oct 14, 1980 to Apr 6, 1987
Authors: Takahashi, Rumiko (Story & Art)
Serialization: Big Comic Spirits

Statistics

Score: 8.251 (scored by 2649 users)
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Ranked: #3952
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Popularity: #984
Members: 6,054
Favorites: 400
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Volumes: /15
Chapters: /162

Synopsis

The boarding house Maison Ikkoku is home to a strange medley of weird characters, including the young student Yuusaku and the beautiful (and widowed) manager, Kyouko. We follow the efforts of Yuusaku to win Kyouko's affections, with interference from the rest of the tenants.

(Source: ANN)

Background

Maison Ikkoku was published in English by VIZ Media from October 24, 2003 to February 14, 2006.

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Characters

Otonashi, Kyoko
Otonashi, Kyoko
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Godai, Yuusaku
Godai, Yuusaku
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Yotsuya
Yotsuya
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Roppongi, Akemi
Roppongi, Akemi
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Ichinose, Kentarou
Ichinose, Kentarou
Main
Ichinose, Hanae
Ichinose, Hanae
Main
Souichirou
Souichirou
Supporting


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Archaeon
Mar 24, 2010
"What we've got here is... failure to communicate." - Cool Hand Luke

Misunderstandings are brought about by a failure to convey what one truly wants to say. In many cases the problems caused are nothing more than trivialities, but in certain situations a misunderstanding can have damaging consequences. Relationships can end, families can turn against each other, friends can become enemies, misunderstandings can even spark wars.

Maison Ikkoku is probably one of the most well known and influential romantic comedies in the history of manga and anime. Created in 1980 by the reknowned Takahashi Rumiko, the manga was serialised in "Big Comic Spirits" for its entire read more
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AironicallyHuman
Mar 13, 2009
Maison Ikkoku: the name of the popular romantic comedy (rom-com) that started its serialization way back in 1980. Its success caused there to be a flood of manga out there about a college loser falling in love with the girl of his dreams and, after many comical hardships, getting his girl.

The story is about a group of individuals who live at a boarding house, the boarding house being called Maison Ikkoku ('MI' from this point onwards). Kyoko Otonashi, a 22 year old widow still trying to come to terms with the death of her husband, moves into MI as the manager in an attempt to read more
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H-Notowidjojo
Jan 23, 2015
Maison Ikkoku, Where the love blooms


Maison ikkoku is the perfect sample of the Romance Comedy that actually have Romance and Comedy, Unlike these days Romance Comedy which full of filler story and such, Maison Ikkoku is not that kind of manga. A full guarantee of Happiness , Misunderstanding , Comedy and Romance all the way in this Manga.

Reading Maison Ikkoku was a great experience. For you that looking for straight drama in the early chapter, well i guess you will disappointed because the "real" drama starts at chapter 100. although you might found some little drama before chapter 100, but other than that its read more
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burntlettuce
Oct 12, 2010
Maison Ikkoku will have you both crying and laughing, both angry and at ease, and both content but wanting more. Takahashi Rumiko has set up the prefect formula in making a successful romantic comedy.

A lot of people will complain on how the series drags in the middle, and this is probably true. This series could have been about 100 chapters shorter and still had been as good. But at the same time this series could have been 100 chapters longer and still been as good. This is the charm of Rumiko. You might get angry at the countless number of misunderstandings that happen for read more
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