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Natsume Yuujin Chou

Natsume Yuujin Chou
Original title: 夏目友人帳
Alternative Titles: Natsume Yujin-Cho
Natsume Yuujin-chou
Natsume's Book of Friends
The Natsume Book of Friends
Demographics: Shoujo
Chapters at MH: 41
Releases at MH: 0
Publishing Status: Ongoing
Writer(s): MIDORIKAWA Yuki
Artist(s): MIDORIKAWA Yuki
Serialized in: LaLa
Published by: Hakusensha
Year: 2005
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Popularity: 113 favorites
Translators: 3 (Click here to view)
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Score 4.6 of 5.0 - 64 votes

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Natsume's just an ordinary kid, except he can see spirits just like his grandma Reiko could. Reiko used to bully the spirits and bound them to her will in the "Book of Friends". Now that Natsume has inherited this book, a never-ending stream of spirits is coming after him to retreive their names from the Book. With the help of a spirit "cat" (who says he just wants Natsume to die so he can have the book), Natsume spends his days dissolving the contracts that bind the spirits and trying not to get killed. [From Storm in Heaven]


Comedy, Drama, Shoujo, Slice of Life, Supernatural

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Review by arij
i've watched the anime and i'm in love with it..that's why i think i should read the manga since i really wanna know what would happen to Natsume next..the second season are bit scarier i think..haha..the ghosts are..give me creeps a bit..really recommend Natsume Yuujinchou anime to's really worth watching..=) Permalink " "
Review by Midnightthief
I first found it my manga, then later found the anime. I enjoyed both thoroughly and would recommend this to anyone who likes the supernatural. I found it refreshing and something different from what i usually read and i really enjoyed the art. Permalink " "
Review by gatobus
I just read vol 1 and 2 and I love it. Permalink " "

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