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Oyasumi Punpun

おやすみプンプン
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Punpun Onodera is a normal 11-year-old boy living in Japan. Hopelessly idealistic and romantic, Punpun begins to see his life take a subtle—though nonetheless startling—turn to the adult when he meets the new girl in his class, Aiko Tanaka. It is then that the quiet boy learns just how fickle maintaining a relationship can be, and the surmounting difficulties of transitioning from a naïve boyhood to a convoluted adulthood. When his father assaults his mother one night, Punpun realizes another thing: those whom he looked up to were not as impressive as he once thought. As his problems increase, Punpun's once shy demeanor turns into voluntary reclusiveness. Rather than curing him of his problems and conflicting emotions, this merely intensifies them, sending him down the dark path of maturity in this grim coming-of-age saga. [Written by MAL Rewrite]

  • Type: Manga
  • Author: Asano, Inio
  • Date aired: Mar 15, 2007 to Nov 2, 2013
  • Status: Finished
  • Genre:Drama, Slice of Life,
  • Scores: 138575
  • Rating: 9.03
  • Volume: 13
  • Chapter: 147
  • Views: 42604
Reviews
Asfaria - 2013-09-14

Oyasumi Punpun is the best example I have ever found of something which you should not judge by its literal cover. Looking at the picture on MAL, I in.....

voltadelphine - 2012-02-27

Oyasumi Punpun is one of the greatest coming of age stories told in any form of media. This story is a very relative tale of alienated youth riddled w.....

Simonian - 2015-06-18

A wise man once told me - "son, you better study hard or I'm going to beat the fuck out of you right here right now". And he did. When I was in middle.....

Darmaiad - 2017-02-12

[Spoiler Warning] Let me begin by mentioning that I enjoy pessimistic works with nihilistic elements. So given the hype of this manga, I had high expe.....

Stacys__Mom - 2018-01-23

I didn't enjoy Oyasumi Punpun. Now, I understand that I wasn't supposed to enjoy it. But I didn't enjoy that, either. [INTRODUCTION] Oyasumi Punpun (G.....

psygremlin - 2008-06-11

Goodnight Punpun is a hard one to classify. Yes, it’s a comedy, but then again it wouldn’t be Inio Asano if it didn’t occasionally t.....

czxcjx - 2013-08-23

(I, sadly, have to make this announcement - Gonensei is more psychologically rigorous than Oyasumi Punpun. Although, Punpun is still the better overal.....

Shrabster - 2018-09-26

[SPOILER WARNING] “Life is immeasurably difficult, things hardly ever work out as planned, and people are generally shitty.” –Goodnight Pun or a.....

Dietrologia - 2014-11-13

(I had written a review for this previously, but I feel that I did not do this series justice. This is my second attempt). Oyasumi Punpun is, without .....

Crylix - 2020-11-30

This review is spoiler-free. However, if you haven't finished Oyasumi Punpun, the paragraph before the ending thoughts contains major spoilers so plea.....

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