Kemono Friends: Youkoso Japari Park e!
Kemono Friends: Welcome to Japari Park
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Kemono Friends: Youkoso Japari Park e!

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English: Kemono Friends: Welcome to Japari Park
Japanese: けものフレンズ ようこそジャパリパークへ!


Type: Manga
Volumes: 2
Chapters: 21
Status: Finished
Published: May 26, 2015 to Jan 26, 2017
Genres: ShounenShounen
Authors: Fly (Story & Art)
Serialization: Shounen Ace


Score: 6.961 (scored by 705705 users)
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Ranked: #81402
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Popularity: #6854
Members: 1,877
Favorites: 44
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Kemono Friends
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Since childhood Nana has been dreaming of becoming a caretaker at the Japari Park, all because "Friends," unique human-like animals, live there. And today her dream finally came true! But will she be able to earn their trust?


Kemono Friends: Youkoso Japari Park e! is based on smartphone RPG Kemono Friends.

The series was published in English as Kemono Friends: Welcome to Japari Park by Yen Press in a complete omnibus on February 6, 2018.

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Apr 9, 2017
illivinni (All reviews)
If you like the anime version, you should check this out as it might give you some hints on Japari Park's mysteries that are left unanswered.

As of this writing, it hasn't been officially announced that what connection between the anime and this manga version regarding the timeline, but most likely this manga is a prequel to the anime series. The story took place in the flourishing Japari Park where humans and 'friends' (the humanified animal girls) still coexisted.

The story centers on Nana, who is recently accepted as a caretaker at Japari Park. With 20 chapters long, the story spans one year about Nana and read more
Nov 30, 2019
Firechick12012 (All reviews)
Kemono Friends became unexpectedly popular in 2017, when the CGI anime wound up saving the franchise, even after the mobile game it was based on died. From then on, people began trying to capitalize on its success by making all sorts of multimedia projects based on it, from new cell phone games to stage plays. Kemono Friends received a few manga adaptations as well, and this one, Welcome to Japari Park, is one of them. But whether it has any connection to the anime is a subject of debate. Some say its a very distant prequel to the anime, while others say it's just an read more
Feb 21, 2020
robert788 (All reviews)
Kemono Friends: Youkoso Japari Park e! (2015-2017)

This is a nice short manga series that has an adaptation. It is about essentially a girl who becomes a keeper to look after demi-human girls called 'friends'. Red Fox is more of the main character than the human girl, however.

The reading is easy and the story is calm and very much cute doing cute style.

The art of the manga is nicely drawn in a childish manner that suits very well. The demi-humans are all very cute and have distinctive features.

Characters mainly around the main characters do develop nicely. They, however, are not developed in-depth but read more

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