Horror mangaka Junji Itou is a dog person, but don't tell that to his fiancée, A-ko, who insists on adopting two adorable kitties, much to her husband's chagrin. In addition to managing his writing duties, Junji must now share his home with Muu, a Norwegian forest kitten, and Yon, a white cat with a skull pattern on his back. And as if things weren't bad enough, these two kitties manage to scratch up the furniture, make foul smells, and worst of all, cuddle with A-ko instead of him!
The fact that one of the masters of horror actually did a manga under 'comedy' was bizarre enough of an idea to draw me into reading this, and I was very satisfied by it, oddly enough. Story: Junji and his wife (referred to as J-kun and A-ko in the story, respectively) have two cats named Yon and Muu that live in their house. And that's it. Well, it's more than that, but it's very honestly a slice-of-life... read more
I’ve never been quite sure what to think of horror mangaka Junji Itou, master of mainstream macabre. I find his manga highly entertaining, but for all the wrong reasons- as a fountain of camp and nonsense instead of a pit of unsettling despair. You can imagine my interest when I learned that he had penned an actual comedy manga, shedding the façade of horror and leaving... read more
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