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Nekojiru  [Edit]
     
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Associated Names
橋口千代美
HASHIGUCHI Chiyomi
 
Name (in native language)
ねこぢる
 
Birth Place
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Birth Date
January 1, 1967
 
Zodiac
Capricorn
 
Last Updated
October 7th, 12:54am PST
 
Comments
Nekojiru was a mangaka who commited suicide in 1998. Her work is disconcerting due to the juxtaposition of a very kawaii visual style (as would befit stories depicting two anthropomorphic kitten siblings) with extremely cruel moments (pig characters are consistently mocked, assaulted, abused and killed). Violence, when it comes to happen, is very graphic and unforgiving. The overall feel is of cuteness, zaniness and nonsensu, but there's an unshakable undercurrent of dread throughout the stories. The series ねこぢるうどん (Nekojiru Udon), which is now considered to be her finest work, first debuted in 1990. The manga was made into a TV series, and then in 2001 "Cat Soup", a 35 minutes movie, came along.

After her suicide her husband Yamano Hajime took over her work, and started making manga under the pen-name Nekojiru-y.
 
Blood Type
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Gender
Female
 
Genres
Comedy(7)  Seinen(7)  Psychological(5)  Adult(2)  Mature(2)  Slice of Life(2)  Drama(1)  Horror(1)  Romance(1)  Shoujo Ai(1)  Tragedy(1) 
 
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Series Title (Click for series info)   Genre   Year
Comics Underground Japan   Adult, Horror, Mature, Seinen, Slice of Life   1996
Nekogamisama   Comedy, Psychological, Seinen   1997
Nekojiru Dango   Comedy, Psychological, Seinen   1997
Nekojiru Manjuu   Comedy, Psychological, Seinen   1998
Nekojiru Senbei   Comedy, Psychological, Seinen   1998
Nekojiru Shokudou   Comedy, Psychological, Seinen   1997
Nekojiru Udon   Comedy, Mature, Seinen   1990
Sake Jock   Adult, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Shoujo Ai, Slice of Life, Tragedy   1995
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