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Yokai Doctor 1 (Yokai Doctor #1)

3.52 of 5 stars 3.52  ·  rating details  ·  64 ratings  ·  7 reviews
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Yokai are mysterious, troublemaking spirits and demons that have tormented Japan for centuries. Kotoko’s grandfather exorcised them for a living, but Kotoko never thought that her family lineage was an asset. Then she meets Kuro, a yokai doctor. Yokai have doctors? Now Kotoko is learning firsthand that healing the yokai is a lot more challenging than
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Paperback, 224 pages
Published May 19th 2009 by Del Rey (first published January 1st 2007)
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Cornerofmadness
My library had the first three of this manga so I figured, ‘why not?’ Yokai are spirits and Kotoko is a teenaged girl who comes from a long lineage of exorcists. She can see the yokai but has no real ability to exorcise them. However, her classmates think she can and she does put on a good show. Enter Kuro Gokokuji, a bespeckled young man. He’s an intermittent student that everyone else thinks is weird and pervy. Actually his character is a bit odd as he comes off as shy geek most of the time th ...more
*Queen Diva*
I just happened upon this series while I was browsing the graphic novel/manga section at the library. The title immediately caught my attention so I read the back. Sounded like something I'd like. And I did! It was great! Kuro is fabulous! A nice balance of silly and serious. I wonder if this series is only 3 volumes long, because it seems like it could be much longer? But I guess I'll find out as I read the other two volumes. I will welcome such a short series, but I'll be sad to see something ...more
Christina
Kotoko Kasuga has been able to see youkai since she can remember, because she is the grandchild of a youkai exorcist! Since nobody else is able to see youkai, Kotoko has always been bullied and branded as a freak, but now that she's in high school, she can have a brand new start with brand new friends... including a youkai doctor, Kuro Gokokuji!


Ew. I can't stand the crude humor in this. I should have never started on this series, because I really don't want this to stick in my brain forever! URG
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図書館屋 Sharon the Librarian
I am a fan of yokai and saw this manga had been translated into English, so I wanted to see what the Japanese was like. Sweet story and interesting character development.
Snow
read for fun; clearing off the manga-to-be-read shelf
Chu Rou
くろのリアクションはいつも面白くて、この本を読むのは楽しいと思いました。妖怪もかわいくて、とても好きです。
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