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Gokinjo Monogatari
Author Ai Yazawa
Publishers Shuiesha
Magazines Ribon
Original run February 1995 - October 1997
Volumes 7
Chapters 33 (List of chapters)

Gokinjo Monogatari (ご近所物語, lit. Neighorbood Story) is a manga written, and illustrated by Ai Yazawa. It was serialized in the magazine, Ribon from 1995 to 1997, and was published by Shueisha into seven volumes.

The anime was directed by Atsutoshi Umezawa, and aired from September 10, 1995, until September 1, 1996.

Paradise Kiss is a stand-alone sequel written by Ai Yazawa. Mikako Kouda, Tsutomu Yamaguchi, Seiji Kisaragi, and Ms. Hamada are the most notable of the reappearances.



It was written by Ai Yazawa, serialized in Ribon from 1995 to 1997, and published into seven volumes by Shueisha. In 2005, Gokinjo Monogatari began republishing in deluxe edition.


Other mediaEdit


Main Article: Gokinjo Monogatari (anime)

The anime of Gokinjo Monogatari, aired from September 10, 1995 to September 1, 1996 with a total of fifty episodes.

The opening theme is "He.Ro.I.Ne," sung by Rumi Shishido, the voice actress of Mikako. The ending themes were "Don't You Know?!" from episode one to twenty-eight, and "NG!" from episode twenty-nine to fifty, both were sung by Rumi Shishido.

Anime filmEdit

Main Article: Gokinjo Monogatari the Movie

Released on March 2, 1996 with a thirty-minute runtime, serves as a alternate retelling of the beginning of the manga or anime.

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