My Roommate Is A Cat Manga: Now in English! Details Inside

My Roommate Is a Cat is a Japanese manga series written by Minatsuki and illustrated by Asu Futatsuya. It is serialized online via Flex Comix’s Comic Polaris website since June 2015. It has been collected in six tankōbon volumes. Also, an anime television series adaptation by Zero-G aired from January 9 to March 27, 2019. Crunchyroll streamed the anime as it aired in Japan. And, Funimation released the series on Blu-ray Disc in November.

On Monday, Lezhin Comics announced the about the Manga’s English release. The first chapter of the manga is available to read for free.

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Lezhin Comics describes the manga as:

The story of My Roommate Is a Cat follows mystery author and recluse Subari Mikazuki as he meets and adopts a stray cat, Haru, after visiting his parents’ memorial. Subaru has completely withdrawn from society after the tragic death of his parents. But, he slowly beings to open to the outside world. If only to make the occasional purchase of cat food for Haru.

Main Characters

Subaru Mikazuki
A 23-year-old introverted mystery writer, who adopts Haru by chance. While he initially remains distant, they gradually bond with each other. Initially, before the death of his parents, he was always reluctant to visit crowded places, but after Haru entered his life, he understood the real value of love and started to interact with people better.

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A stray cat, adopted by Subaru. Her life prior to being adopted was rough; she was trained by Miz Tora to survive in this harsh world and she took care of her four younger siblings and struggled to feed herself and them. She and Subaru rarely understand each other, but their misunderstandings lead to a common goal.

My Roommate is a Cat Anime

The anime adaption of My Roommate is a Cat aired from January 9 to March 27, 2019. It was available on AT-XABCTokyo MX, and BS11. The series is animated by Zero-G and directed by Kaoru Suzuki, with Deku Akao handled the series composition, and Masaru Kitao designed the characters. Schrödinger’s Cat and Kotringo performed the series’ opening theme song “Unknown World”, while Yoshino Nanjō performed the series’ ending theme song “Kimi no Tonari Watashi no Basho”. The series ran for 12 episodes. Crunchyroll streamed the series, while Funimation produced the English dub.

Check out the Trailer of My Roommate is a Cat here(Eng Sub).


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