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Nekota no Koto ga Kininatte Shikatanai.

Nekota no Koto ga Kininatte Shikatanai.

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Synonyms: Retake!, Kumori Sora, Ue no Hou., Chounouryoku Shoujo Clane, Hoshikuzu yori Ai wo Komete
Japanese: 猫田のことが気になって仕方ない。


Type: Manga
Volumes: 10
Chapters: 49
Status: Finished
Published: Apr 3, 2013 to Dec 28, 2016
Genres: School, Shoujo
Authors: Oouta, Rie (Story & Art)
Serialization: Ribon Magazine


Score: 8.331 (scored by 2037 users)
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Ranked: #3072
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Popularity: #1880
Members: 4,649
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Transferring often, Mikiko "Mikki" Amane maintains an aloof and detached attitude at each new school. However, she is thrown for a loop when she sets eyes on her classmate Nekota. He has the face of a cat! No matter what angle it's viewed from, or how hard it's tugged on, his head looks like a mascot. To make matters worse, Mikki seems to be the only one who finds this strange.

With her interest piqued, Mikki unravels the mystery behind the cat-faced Nekota, and why only she sees him this way. There is no better way to get close and investigate than to befriend him. For once, the usually indifferent transfer student might just have to make some friends!

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Included one-shots:
Volume 2: Retake!
Volume 3: Kumori Sora, Ue no Hou.
Volume 9: Chounouryoku Shoujo Clane
Volume 10: Hoshikuzu yori Ai wo Komete


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Jun 21, 2015
kuroimochi (All reviews)
It's an innocent and refreshing story of childhood friendship, add the whole Nekota's-face-is-a-cat thing and it becomes really interesting. I also like how they don't go too fast to romance, considering that they are in elementary school, so far it's a PG story I would recommend to any age.
Dec 29, 2017
cheescuh_ (All reviews)
The story was unique for me. It was told continuously, with a few flashbacks here and there, but they didn't add confusion to the story. It didn't feel rushed for me because you can slowly see the growth of the characters as you continue with the story. It wasn't necessarily too simple or too complicated. You can understand everything and yet still be enthralled by the story. I stumbled upon this manga while looking for good mystery manga to read. Although it's mostly comedy, romance, and school life, the mystery of as to why only Amane sees Nekota's head as a cat head keeps you read more
May 31, 2016
adriculous (All reviews)
I love this story! It's so fresh and original for an elementary school setting shoujo manga. The mood, in a way, is reminiscent of CCS and Kodocha for me. Feel-good, sweet, innocent elementary school romance. And I love how the mangaka decided to tease the readers that Mikiko isn't the only one who sees Nekota with a cat's head. It really does make us curious about Nekota and how we can't help ourselves but be curious. Looking forward more updates (and hopefully this gets licensed so I can get my own copies).

I do hope that before the end of the series that somewhere, in some read more
Aug 14, 2017
Triebeth (All reviews)
This anime is so cute! The story is unique as well. You will never think the main character of the story sees a cat for a human. It's totally out of imagination. The art style is very well drawn. Even though 49 chapters may seem a lot, it's worth it. The ending is sooo worth the wait. When you read the manga, you want to keep on reading. The author has a wild imagination that we may never know what happens next. This manga, specifically, is soo innocent. Like it gives you that elementary school vibe. However, even though it does feel elementary school the read more


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Shoujo Manga 'Nekota no Koto ga Kininatte Shikatanai.' Gets Anime Special

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