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Chi's Sweet Home, Volume 5 (Chi's Sweet Home / チーズスイートホーム #5)

4.35 of 5 stars 4.35  ·  rating details  ·  527 ratings  ·  39 reviews
Chi is a mischievous newborn kitten who on a leisurely stroll with her family finds herself lost and alone. Separated from the warmth and protection of her mother, desperately attempts to reunite with her family of feral cats. When the kitten feels all hope is lost, she is found in a park by a young boy named Yohei and his mother. Every moment of their daily life together ...more
Paperback, 160 pages
Published February 22nd 2011 by Vertical (first published 2008)
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Nicola Mansfield
More of the same and that's a good thing. The quality of this series continues and expectations are met. Chis is still getting used to her new home and now she ventures off out into the world from this new home for the first time. Rather than cute, funny episodes; this time Chi has some shocks, scares and wonders at new unusual things as she gets used to the world around her. Not laugh out loud funny this time but more endearing as we react to Chi's feline nature and reactions to the human world ...more
Karissa
This is the fifth volume in Chi’s Sweet Home. It was just as cute, funny, and family friendly as the previous four volumes. My whole family reads this series together and this is one of my 7 year old son’s absolutely favorite series of books right now.

Chi is still getting settled in to her new home. There are other pets there but they seem to be content with their lots in life. Chi explores the mysterious upstairs of the apartment, ransacks Mr. Yamada’s office, and then goes on a tour of the nei
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Dolly
Feb 25, 2014 Dolly rated it 3 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: children who enjoy reading graphic novels
This is the fifth book in the Chi's Sweet Home series. I'm starting to get invested in the characters and was thrilled to see Blackie's return.

I like that we get to know other cats in the neighborhood and discover where Chi's mother lives. I liked the diagram of the neighborhood at the end of the story so the reader can the see the extent of Chi's adventures.

Chi becomes a bit more bold in this tale and explores outside of the confines of the family's yard. I liked that the other cats were will
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Sian Lile-Pastore
more cuteness from chi. she moves house, she gets her fur brushed, she thinks about her mama and does cute face.
Loren
I can't get enough of little Chi!
Luke
Oh my goodness this was SOOOOOOOO CUTE! I didn't know there were other books, mom got this one at Genericon but I don't think it matters that I read book five first. The book, the whole thing, is simply about a really cute kitten going about their life and exploring and meeting neighbors. Yet somehow, even though nothing really happens, you fall in love with Chi, I just want to give her a big hug! (I think it's a her) Anyway I recommend it for any age and for people who like really light cute ma ...more
Kate
Chi's Sweet Home Vol 1- 5 by Kanata Konami.
Children's Comic

Chi is a mischievous newborn kitten who, while on a leisurely stroll with her family, finds herself lost. Separated from the warmth and protection of her mother, feels distraught. Overcome with loneliness she breaks into tears in a large urban park meadow., when she is suddenly rescued by a young boy named Yohei and his mother. The kitty is then quickly and quietly whisked away into the warm and inviting Yamada family apartment...where p
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MissAnnThrope
30 April 2013

YAY!!!
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Chi's Sweet Home, Volume 5 is full of new outdoor adventures for the mischievous little Chi. Her wide-eyed curiosity and innocence always brings me great cheer. I love
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Christyn
Everyday is an adventure for Chi as she explores her new home, neighborhood, meeting new animals, dealing with and learning new things, scares and situations. It was adorable, as usual. What is different in this one is that we get a glimpse of Chi's original family (who may actually be looking for her - which could lead to a new story arc, so to speak. We also see the return of a wonderful old friend. So a great deal of fun (with the potential of more "drama" to come).
Kenza
Jan 25, 2014 Kenza rated it 4 of 5 stars
Shelves: manga
Love the innoncence of Chi, it is adorable, the graphisme is adorable ahhh THIS SERIE IS ADORABLE !

In this volume we are with Chi and her crazy adventures all around her "town".
Excited to know when Chi will know more about her mother ^_^
It's a really good manga for 7-12 girls and cat owners!
Lisa
I think the person that does these books must have a cat because the cat is adorable and the antics are typical for new kittens
Saoirse
Un peu moins intéressant que le précédent mais dans ce volume, Chi retrouve un vieil ami!
Raechel
Chi continues to grow and explore. She meets a new cat and seems to have forgotten her mother!!
Nada
Kuroi is back! hooray!!
Rebecca
Very cute, but a little too young for me.
Philippe Lhoste
Chi, le bébé chatte, continue son exploration du monde (son appart, les environs immédiats...) après le déménagement de ses maîtres. Sous forme de petites saynètes (des "chat pitres") formant une trame générale, on a des tranches de vie de chat.
Pas vraiment passionnant, mais amusant, léger. Et montrant une excellente observation des mœurs de nos félidés familiers.
Joli dessin, tout en couleurs pastel (rate au pays des manga !), expressif.
Samantha
Readers get more of a view of Chi and her family's neighborhood as Chi spends most of the book exploring the great outdoors. She meets up with Blackie again and finds her old apartment. She even almost reunites with her mother and siblings.

A great series for pet lovers of all ages.
Amy
I love Alice, the Scottish Fold cat.

So many fun moments in this, like Chi getting tape stuck to her and trying to get it off, and discovering how the cat flap works. Every day is an adventure for her.

These books really seem to have hit their stride and are really enjoyable.
Ashley D--
Great new characters, and a fantastic twist to be used for future happy/sad moments! I appreciated the map. This volume made me laugh out loud the hardest(view spoiler). The series continues to be cute.
Stewart Tame
Still fun. Kanata has a keen eye for cat behavior and her cats manage to be cute without being cloyingly so. Also in this volume we get a map of Chi's neighborhood which is nice. I like being able to see where the buildings are in relation to each other.
Monica
I like how there's an underlying theme in the books aka Chi not knowing who her mama is. I enjoy this series. It's light. It's sweet. It's adorable. Yet there is nothing memorable or hugely detailed about it. Just a fun, light read really.
Anne
Although the story line does progress, most of these books are pretty much the same. Cute kitten does cute stuff. Perfect for an overtired brain right before going to sleep. There is comfort in repetition.
Melainebooks
Chi découvre son nouvel environnement, ce fait une amie, retrouve Noiraud et se rapproche sans le savoir de sa mère.
L'épisode de la découverte de l'utilisation de la chatière est trop mignon ;)
Selena
Can Chi get any cuter? Apparently so.

With each volume, Chi just gets more and more adorable.

And this volume comes with more cats than ever before! And a few reappearances.
Pinky
Chi is still settling in to her new surroundings, meeting new friends in the pet-approved surroundings and reconnecting with old ones.
Gally
4.5/5 stars ~ *gasp* Blackie!!! Yay! That's all the reason fans need to know to pick up this heartwarming volume =^_^=
Josephine Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious
Actually, there's some drama, light of course, about Chi's mother! There is the meddling Auntie Calico, and Blackie returns!
Lori
There is pretty much nothing that is cuter than Chi. I can't get enough of this little manga kitty!
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