Maison Ikkoku

Vol: 15; Ch: 161
4.069 of 5 from 251 votes
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The bumbling Yusaku Godai is a ronin – a person who failed his entrance exams. Though eager for a second chance to succeed, Yusaku’s attempts to study for future exams are constantly thwarted by his fellow residents at Maison Ikkoku, who insist on using his apartment for their debauchery and drinking games. Though tempted to call it quits at the house, things change when Maison Ikkoku’s beautiful new building manager, Kyoko, arrives. With plenty of competition from the sidelines and interference from his drunken and provocative neighbors, Yusaku must now focus his energy on winning the girl of his dreams, Kyoko!

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Thrawn's avatar by Thrawn on Jan 6, 2011
Score: 9.5/10

When someone says Rumiko Takahashi, you may think of Ranma 1/2 or Inuyasha. But instead you should think of her romantic/comedy masterpiece Maison Ikkoku. It's one because of the story it tells, the characters that inhabit it and the feelings that live in them. The story is simple and keeps it's feet planted firmly in reality; real life. It feels real, the events feel real, the emotions feel real, everything... read more

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Maison Ikkoku TV 1986 Anime Adaptation
Maison Ikkoku: Kanketsuhen Movie 1988
Maison Ikkoku: Through the Passing of the Seasons TV Special 1988
Maison Ikkoku: Shipwrecked on Ikkoku Island OVA 1991
Maison Ikkoku: Prelude, When the Cherry Blossoms in the Springtime Return OVA 1992



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