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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
Genres: Comedy Comedy, Drama Drama, Romance Romance, Slice of Life Slice of Life
Theme: Adult Cast Adult Cast
Demographic: Seinen Seinen
Serialization: Big Comic Spirits
Authors: Takahashi, Rumiko (Story & Art)

Statistics

Score: 8.161 (scored by 47064,706 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #4532
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #1052
Members: 14,755
Favorites: 650

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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. It was published in Spanish by Glénat España from May 2004 to January 2013.

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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 ...
Mar 13, 2009
Maison Ikkoku: the famous, much loved romantic comedy (rom-com) that began its serialisation waaaay back in 1980. Its success resulted in a flood of manga being created about a college loser falling madly in love and, after many comical hardships, EVENTUALLY getting the girl of his dreams.

The story is about a group of individuals living at a boarding house that is - of course - 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 in as the manager in an attempt to take her mind off her problems. ...
Oct 17, 2020
Its been 40 years since this manga was released onto this world. This #1, masterpiece manga by Rumiko Takahashi. Twas over a year ago that I watched the anime and about 9 months since I reviewed the anime, which I dubbed both a masterpiece and my favorite anime of all time. I'm now back to tackle the original source in celebration of both the 40th anniversary (which I’m a bit early on), and my ever lasting love of this series. This review will mostly be comparisons between the anime and the manga as quite honestly, a lot of what is to be said here are ...

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