FANDOM



Natsume's Book of Friends (夏目友人帳 Natsume Yūjinchō?) is an ongoing fantasy manga series by Yuki Midorikawa. It began serialization by Hakusensha in the shōjo manga magazine LaLa DX in 2005, before switching to LaLa in 2008. Chapters have been collected in nine bound volumes as of January 2010. The series is about Natsume, an orphaned teenage boy who can see spirits, who inherits from his grandmother the notebook she used to bind spirits under her control. Natsume's Book of Friends was a finalist for the first Manga Taishō award in 2008.[1]

Natsume's Book of Friends has been adapted as a series of drama CDs, as well as an anime television series produced by Brain's Base, which was broadcast on TV Tokyo in two seasons in 2008 and 2009. The manga is licensed for English-language release in North America by Viz Media, which released the first volume in January 2010.

Story

For as long as he can remember, Takashi has been cursed by the ability to see spirits, a power inherited from his grandmother Reiko. Upon her death, Reiko bequeaths to her grandson her Book of Friends, a book containing the names of spirits Reiko had bullied into servitude. The Book of Friends is a highly prized item in the spirit world, and spirits hound Takashi constantly. Whereas Reiko formed the contracts, however, Takashi spends his time dissolving the contracts and releasing the various spirits that come to him for help. But that doesn't mean there aren't malicious spirits trying to kill him. Which is where Madara (called Nyanko-sensei by Natsume) comes in; Madara serves as Natsume's bodyguard and spiritual advisor of sorts, even though he is motivated by his own desire to possess the Book of Friends. He later on begins to become more attached to Takashi.

Main characters

Takashi Natsume (夏目 貴志 Natsume Takashi?) Voiced by: Hiroshi Kamiya
The main character of the story. Like his grandmother, Reiko Natsume, Natsume has the ability to see spirits. He has inherited the Book of Friends, a book of names that no one but Reiko, Natsume, and other spirits can read. Because of Natsume's strong resemblance to Reiko, he is often mistaken for her, causing spirits who hate Reiko to chase him constantly. He decided to dissolve the Book by giving all the names back to their owners. He is accompanied by the spirit Madara, who he calls "Nyanko-sensei" or sometimes simply "sensei," promising that he can keep the Book of Friends once Natsume dies.
Natsume is an orphan. When he was younger, his parents died, and he was constantly sent to live with relatives. Because of his ability to see spirits, Natsume would scare his relatives because they didn't understand what he was doing. Eventually, Natsume lived with the Fujiwaras, an old couple from his father's side. He loves them, and does not want to cause them trouble, so he keeps quiet about his problem. Though he is rather slender, Natsume is incredibly strong when it comes to Youkai, having enough strength to knock spirits (mainly Nyanko-sensei) out with one blow (backed up with his spiritual powers). He also has a bit of a short temper, since he argues with Cat most of the time. In the anime, he is more cheery and good-natured, while in the manga, he is slightly more dismal and short-tempered. Natsume is described by Yuki Midorikawa as "a boy who is trying to be a kind person."[2]
Natsume is able to return the names inscribed in the Book of Friends by first picturing the spirit in his mind in order to learn the spirit's name. The book flips to the page on which the name is written and Natsume takes the page and places it in his mouth while breathing out. The spell which originally enslaved the spirits used Reiko's saliva and breath, though as Reiko's grandson and one who bears a strong resemblance to Reiko, Natsume is able to use the spell as well. The cost of releasing the name, however, is that Natsume's energy is completely drained in the process.
Natsume also has the ability to channel the dreams and memories of spirits, whether he wants to or not. If a spirit gets too emotional, and sleeps in the same room as Natsume, Natsume can see the dreams the spirit is having. On the other hand, most of the spirits let Natsume see their memories, so that he can understand them better. Natsume can also see their memories when he releases a spirit's name. When Natsume is completely frustrated over a problem and falls asleep in class, he actually sleep-draws in his notebook about whatever is bothering him at the time. When he was being chased by a shadow he called "Mary," he started drawing it in his sleep, making his friends wonder if he was in love with a foreigner. His incredibly strong ability in spiritual magic and strength causes him to smell "yummy" to man-eating spirits, as Madara puts it.
Madara (?) / "Nyanko-sensei" (ニャンコ先生?) Voiced by: Kazuhiko Inoue
A mysterious feline spirit. Madara was sealed in a shrine until he was accidentally released by Natsume. Because Madara was trapped in a material form for so long, Madara ordinary takes on the shape of a maneki neko (lucky cat), leading Natsume to nickname him Nyanko-sensei. In this form, other people can see him, leading for Natsume having to ask his guardians if he could keep him as a pet. He is a powerful spirit, who protects Natsume from others and teaches him spells on occasion, in return for Natsume's promise to give him the Book of Friends when he dies. They often fight each other, which leads to Natsume punching Madara on the face and knocking him out. Despite his protests of not being a cat, he likes to play with cat toys. Nyanko's design is based on a lucky cat statue Midorikawa was given as a child.[3] In the anime, Natsume is more respectful to Madara.
Reiko Natsume (夏目 レイコ Natsume Reiko?) Voiced by: Sanae Kobayashi
Natsume's grandmother, from whom he inherited the ability to see spirits. When Reiko was young, she was considered a freak by everyone else because of her ability. Since she believed no human could ever understand her, she turned to the spirits for companionship. Reiko was extraordinarily powerful, and so she bullied spirits in to obeying her by playing games with them. If they lost, she would make them give her their names. Reiko gathered the names in to the Book of Friends, and commanded most spirits, except for Madara, who beat her in a game. Reiko died when she was young, so no one remembered her.
Kaname Tanuma (田沼 要 Tanuma Kaname?) Voiced by: Kazuma Horie
Another student that had recently moved into the area. He is sickly and quite susceptible to illnesses. Like Natsume, he is able to detect spirits, but to a lesser degree limited to seeing merely shadows and sensing slight presence of spirits. He wants to help Natsume in any way he can, but is afraid that he will just be a burden because of his weak ability.
Tooru Taki (多軌 透 Taki Tōru?) Voiced by: Rina Satō
A new girl at school who rarely talks because of a curse a yokai has placed on her, which Natsume later helps her to break. She’s an omniyojist, she can’t actually see yokai but she can with a magic circle she draws with a stick. One of Natsume's friends, Nishimura, has a crush on her, but thinks that she and Natsume are going out.
Jun Sasada (笹田 純 Sasada Jun?) Voiced by: Miyuki Sawashiro
The president of Natsume's homeroom. Sasada believes that Natsume can see spirits, although he repeatedly denies this to her. To Natsume's chagrin, she frequently tries to accompany him when he is on business involving sprirts. She is a recurring character in the anime; in the manga, she is rarely seen after the encounter with Shigure.
Shuuichi Natori (名取 周一 Natori Shuuichi?) Voiced by: Ishida Akira
A man who is also able to see spirits. He is a famous actor and exorcist and has a lizard birthmark that moves around on his body. He has the ability to manipulate paper dolls and has three youkai under his command. Natsume tends to disapprove of his forceful exorcism methods.
Atsushi Kitamoto (北本 篤史 Kitamoto Atsushi?) and Satoru Nishimura (西村 悟 Nishimura Satoru?) Voiced by: Hisayoshi Suganuma and Ryohei Kimura
Classmates of Natsume. Kitamoto is a sensible and rational person, while Nishimura is funny and easy-going, with a slightly perverted side. Although Natsume initially rejects their overtures of friendship because of his fears of his ability being found out, he eventually becomes friends with them, although they still hang around more with each other than Natsume. Nishimura has a crush on Taki, but thinks that she and Natsume are going out, and ran off comically crying. Kitamoto said that he would support Natsume all the way before running after his friend.
Touko Fujiwara (藤原 塔子 Fujiwara Tōko?) and Shigeru Fujiwara (藤原 滋 Fujiwara Shigeru?) Voiced by: Miki Itō and Eiji Itō
A childless middle-aged couple and Natsume's current foster parents. Shigeru is a second cousin of Natsume's dead father, and as a boy once met Reiko without recognizing it was her. Both Touko and Shigeru assure Natsume that they consider him a part of their family. Despite this, Natsume goes to great lengths to hide his ability from them. Slowly, Natsume comes to understand that his keeping the Fujiwaras at a distance, including always addressing them formally (see Honorific speech in Japanese), is preventing him from forming close human attachments. Despite this, he still fears being rejected because of his abilities.

Development

Midorikawa created Natusme's Book of Friends as an episodic serial for a manga magazine published every two months, so that each chapter was a story that could be read on its own.[4] As the result of earlier writing a ghost story that an editor made her revise to include more romance than she initially wanted,[5] Midorikawa specifically created Natsume's Book of Friends as supernatural story with less romance,[6] containing supernatural elements that stir readers' imaginations the way stories about yokai and local gods stirred hers growing up in a rural area.[6] For the basic story, she wanted to write about a boy and his non-human teacher,[7] and include the incongruous element of a the boy's grandmother in a school uniform.[8]

This was the first series Midorikawa wrote in which the protagonist was also the central character.[8] Midorikawa claimed that as a character Natsume is almost as bad as herself at expressing his thoughts,[8] which caused her to use use more interior monologue than she was comfortable with for a male character.[7]

Media

Manga

Natsume's Book of Friends is written and illustrated by Yuki Midorikawa and published in Japan by Hakusensha. It began serialization in 2005 in the bimonthly shōjo (aimed at teenage girls) manga magazine LaLa DX; in 2008, serialization switched to the monthly sister magazine LaLa.[9] The untitled chapters have been collected in ten tankōbon volumes as of July 2010.

The series is licensed in English in North America by Viz Media, with the first volume published in January 2010.[10] It is also licensed in French by Delcourt,[11] in South Korea by Haksan,[12] in Taiwan by Tong Li,[13] and in Thailand by Bongkoch Publishing.[14]

<tr ><th rowspan="2" style="width: 4%;">No.</th><th colspan="2">Japan</th><th colspan="2">North America</th></th></tr><tr style="border-bottom: 3px solid #CCF"><th style="width: 24%;">Release date</th><th style="width: 24%;">ISBN</th><th style="width: 24%;">Release date</th><th style="width: 24%;">ISBN</th></tr> <tr style="text-align: center;"><td id="vol1">1</td></td><td> October 5, 2005[15]</td><td>ISBN 978-4-592-17158-4</td><td>January 6, 2010[10]</td><td>ISBN 978-1-4215-3243-1</td></tr> <tr style="text-align: center;"><td id="vol2">2</td></td><td> August 5, 2006[16]</td><td>ISBN 978-4-592-17159-1</td><td>April 6, 2010[17]</td><td>ISBN 978-1-4215-3244-8</td></tr> <tr style="text-align: center;"><td id="vol3">3</td></td><td> February 5, 2007[18]</td><td>ISBN 978-4-592-18446-1</td><td>July 6, 2010[19]</td><td>ISBN 978-1-4215-3245-5</td></tr> <tr style="text-align: center;"><td id="vol4">4</td></td><td> August 5, 2007[20]</td><td>ISBN 978-4-592-18447-8</td><td>October 5, 2010[21]</td><td>ISBN 978-1-4215-3246-2</td></tr> <tr style="text-align: center;"><td id="vol5">5</td></td><td> March 5, 2008[22]</td><td>ISBN 978-4-592-18448-5</td><td>—</td><td>—</td></tr> <tr style="text-align: center;"><td id="vol6">6</td></td><td> July 5, 2008[23]</td><td>ISBN 978-4-592-18449-2</td><td>—</td><td>—</td></tr> <tr style="text-align: center;"><td id="vol7">7</td></td><td> January 5, 2009[24]</td><td>ISBN 978-4-592-18667-0</td><td>—</td><td>—</td></tr> <tr style="text-align: center;"><td id="vol8">8</td></td><td> July 3, 2009[25]</td><td>ISBN 978-4-592-18668-7</td><td>—</td><td>—</td></tr> <tr style="text-align: center;"><td id="vol9">9</td></td><td> January 4, 2010[26]</td><td>ISBN 978-4-592-18669-4</td><td>—</td><td>—</td></tr> <tr style="text-align: center;"><td id="vol10">10</td></td><td> July 5, 2010[27]</td><td>ISBN 978-4-592-18670-0</td><td>—</td><td>—</td></tr> </table> In addition, a fan book was published on January 5, 2009 (ISBN 978-4-592-18696-0)[28] and a notebook reproduction of Natsume's book of friends was published July 3, 2009 (ISBN 978-4-592-18690-8).[29]

Drama CDs

Natsume's Book of Friends has been adapted as a series of three drama CDs, which were distributed as extras with issues of LaLa.

  1. LaLa Treasure Drama CD (October 2007)
  2. LaLa Excellent Drama CD (November 2008)
  3. LaLa Double Premiere Drama CD (May 2009)

Anime

Natsume's Book of Friends has been adapted as an anime television series produced by Brain's Base, directed by Takahiro Omori.[30] It was broadcast on the TV Tokyo network in two seasons of 13 episodes each, the first from July 7 to September 29, 2008[31] and the second, called Zoku Natsume Yūjinchō (続 夏目友人帳?, "Natsume's Book of Friends Continued"), from January 5 to March 30, 2009.[32] For the first season, the opening theme was "Issei no Sei" (一斉の声?, lit. "Simultaneous Voice") by Shūhei Kita, and the ending theme was "Natsu Yūzora" (夏夕空?, lit. "Summer Evening Sky") by Kousuke Atari.[33] For the second season, the opening theme was "Ano Hi Time Machine" (あの日タイムマシン?, lit. "That Day's Time Machine") by Long Shot Party and the ending theme was "Aishiteru" (愛してる?, lit. "I Love You") by Kourin (Also known as Callin').[34] Both seasons were released on five DVDs each.[35]

Separate soundtrack albums for the two seasons were released in Japan by Sony Music on September 24, 2008 and March 18, 2009, respectively.[36][37] The series opening and closing theme songs were also released by Sony Music.[38][39][40][41] As singles, "Issei no Sei" reached a peak rank of 48th on the Oricon singles chart,[42] "Natsu Yūzora" reached 27th,[43] and "Ano Hi Time Machine" reached 38th.[44] "Aishiteru" was not released as a single, but instead included on an album called Uta no Hibi by Kourin (Also known as Callin').[41]

The series is licensed in English by Crunchyroll, which streams it online; episodes of the second season were available online on the day of broadcast.[45] It is also licensed in Chinese by Muse Communication.

Natsume Yūjinchō (Season One)

# Title Original airdate[31]
01 The Cat and the Book of Friends
"Neko to Yūjinchō" (猫と友人帳)
July 7, 2008 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Natsume discovers that the heirloom "Book of Friends" that his grandmother, Reiko, gave him possesses the names of the spirits she defeated and bound to her will. Assisted by a spirit in the form of a Maneki Neko (lucky cat figure), whom he calls Nyanko-Sensei (lit. "Master Little Meow"), Natsume decides to return all the names to their original owners.
02 The Dew-God's Small Shrine
"Tsuyukami no Hokora" (露神の祠)
July 14, 2008 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Natsume is visited by the village's local god who is currently fading because of the lack of devotees.
03 The Mysterious Person at the Eight Fields
"Yatsuhara no Kaijin" (八ツ原の怪人)
July 21, 2008 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Natsume is implored to help spirits who are currently being exorcised. He finds a kindred spirit in Tanuma, a boy who also senses spirits although he is not as powerful as Natsume.
04 Shigure and the Girl
"Shigure to Shōjo" (時雨と少女)
July 28, 2008 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Natsume's secret is found out by Sasada, the class president, during a "trial of courage." She asks for his help to find the spirit that lives in the abandoned school. Natsume denies the fact that he can see anything, but she won't take no for an answer. Meanwhile, the spirit, Shigure, captures the rest of their school mates, in fury of the school being torn down.
05 Heart-Colored Ticket
"Kokoro-iro no Kippu" (心色の切符)
August 4, 2008 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Natsume finds an old ticket in Reiko's belongings and decides to go to the abandoned train station to see why she kept it. There, he meets a slow-witted spirit named Santo, who was waiting for Reiko the entire time to go to Kiriganuma, and there to see and make up with his friend, Mikuri. But the trip isn't as easy as it first seems.
06 Swallow at the Lake Bottom
"Kotei no Tsubame" (湖底のつばめ)
August 11, 2008 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Natsume is possessed by a swallow spirit, who wishes to meet a human who once helped her. Natsume agrees to help her and the two grow attached. When Swallow finds the human, Natsume feels bad that she can't actually meet him, but when of he hears of a kimono that can turn a spirit into a human for a day, he looks for it.
07 The Little Fox's Hat
"Kogitsune no Bōshi" (子狐のぼうし)
August 18, 2008 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Natsume goes to a hot spring for a school trip, with an errand from Shigeru to pick up teacups from a near by pottery. While there he meets and helps a little fox spirit, who quickly grows attached to him.
08 Fleeting Light
"Hakanai Hikari" (儚い光)
August 25, 2008 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Natsume meets a spirit who used to be friends with a man who could also see spirits, but one day lost this ability.
09 Ayakashi Exorcism
"Ayakashi-barai" (あやかし祓い)
September 1, 2008 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Natsume meets a popular actor named Natori Shuuichi who can also see spirits, and has a side job as an exorcist.
10 Asagi's Koto
"Asagi no Koto" (アサギの琴)
September 8, 2008 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Natsume is possessed by a sick koto player, whose friend wants her to be able to play one last time.
11 Nyanko's Book of Boredom
"Nyanko Tsurezure-chō" (ニャンコ徒然帳)
September 15, 2008 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
When Natsume finally has enough of Nyanko's behavior Nyanko leaves, wandering about by himself and causing trouble.
12 Five-Day Mark
"Itsuka-jirushi" (五日印)
September 22, 2008 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Natsume is cursed by an evil spirit which is sealed to a tree. Not wanting to trouble his adoptive family, he decided to run away from home.
13 Autumn Banquet
"Aki no Yaen" (秋の夜宴)
September 29, 2008 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Tanuma finds out that Nyanko-Sensei is a spirit. Tanuma and Natsume enjoy the autumn festival and previous acquaintances are seen again.

Zoku Natsume Yūjinchō (Season Two)

# Title Original airdate[32]
01 Stolen Book of Friends
"Ubawareta Yūjinchō" (奪われた友人帳)
January 5, 2009 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
While outside during school Natsume is hit with a ball while reading. He goes to retrieve the ball and ends up breaking a Youkai's seal (much like he had with Nyanko-sensei). Later that night Natsume and Nyanko-sensei discover a look-a-like of Nyanko, only to have him steal the Book Of Friends!
02 Melting into Spring
"Haru ni Tokeru" (春に溶ける)
January 12, 2009 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
While fooling around in the snow, Natsume and Nyanko-sensei run into Gen, a forest guardian who lives inside a statue. Gen tries to take over Natsume's body, but instead takes over a snow rabbit that Natsume had made. Gen pleads Natsume to help him find an evil spirit who destroyed Sui, his guardian partner, and Natsume agrees. But it seems Gen isn't telling everything he knows...
03 Youkai Exorcism Amid the Steaming Springs
"Yōkai Taiji Yukemuri-kō" (妖怪退治 湯けむり行)
January 19, 2009 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Natori invites Natsume on a Hot Spring trip. But noises from the closet and a kimono-clad figure dangled from the ceiling make Natsume uneasy. Not wanting to trouble Natori because of his kind gesture to enjoy the Hot Spring with him, Natsume investigates the Hot Spring himself. During the night Natsume meets with the Youkai, where she comments that he is too soft, and attacks!
04 A Chick Hatches
"Hina, Kaeru" (雛、孵る)
January 26, 2009 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Natsume takes care of an abandoned egg from a nest, not considering it could be a Youkai. After it hatches, it turns out it is a rare baby spirit called Tatsumi, who thinks that Natsume is its parent. Natsume can't help but get attached to the little spirit even as Tatsumi grows tired and sick. But as Natsume takes care of Tatsumi, a mysterious spirit comes and wants to take away Tatsumi for his master... who wants to eat him!
05 Tree of Promise
"Yakusoku no Ki" (約束の樹)
February 2nd, 2009 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Natsume encounters a spirit who was enslaved by his grandmother Reiko 50 years ago by writing his name on a torn page from the Book of Friends, and tying it to a tree in a forest. Can Natsume help locate the torn page? What was Reiko's intention of tying it to a tree?
06 The Maiden's Circle
"Shōjo no Jin" (少女の陣)
February 9th, 2009 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
There is a new girl in school, Taki Tooru. With her appearance at the school,strange circles appear at the ground. Much like UFO circles. As Natsume tries to find out more about the circles and Taki, he is visited by another Youkai. Only this time the Youkai isn't looking for his name, but for a snack.
07 What Must Not Be Called
"Yonde wa Naranu" (呼んではならぬ)
February 16, 2009 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Natsume is dragged off into the cave of the evil spirit that is after Taki. He temporarily loses the ability to see youkai after being poisoned by the spirit. Will he be able to stop the youkai from eating Taki without his sight?
08 Emotions Undying
"Fushi no Omoi" (不死の想い)
February 23, 2009 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Natsume, Kitamoto and Nishimura take a trip to an old inn to spend some time doing their homework. Surrounding the inn there is a lake; in which is believed to live a mermaid.
09 The Man Amidst the Rows of Cherry Trees
"Sakura Namiki no Kare" (桜並木の彼)
March 2, 2009 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
From the day where a picture of a row of cherry trees in a desolate winter was obtained, every time Natsume wakes up, his rooms is covered in petals. Trying to solve the root of this activity, Natsume and Nyanko Sensei try and return the picture to Miya, a shadow figure who accompanies the picture. But why can't they return it to Miya...?
10 Temporary Home
"Kariie" (仮家)
March 9, 2009 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Strange things start happening at Natsume's home, like Toukou's plants get destroyed, and a strange Youkai starts wandering around his house. Natsume then learns more about Reiko and her life in this town. He also learns how to get rid of the Youkai who's wandering around the house.
11 Assembly of Conjurers
"Jujutsushi no Kai" (呪術師の会)
March 16, 2009 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
While out with Tōko-san, Natsume spots a hurt youkai. Quickly he chases after it but as he goes to help it, it is eaten by a much bigger youkai. Natori and Hiiragi appear right after the youkai escapes and they invite Natsume to the Assembly of Conjurers. Here Natsume can not distinguish between human and youkai and is hopeful of finding people who understand him. Though this may be what Natsume has always wanted; he is too soft-heartened to realize everyone's intent.
12 The Young Boy in the Empty House
"Haioku no Shōnen" (廃屋の少年)
March 23, 2009 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Natsume encounters a young boy named Kai sealed in a coffin in an abandoned house. Natsume sets Kai free and finds out that Kai is being stalked by a youkai. After a time, Natsume becomes the target of this youkai and stops the youkai's stalking with Nyanko-sensei's help. In the end Natori who turns out to be the stalker and who sealed Kai in the coffin, tells Natsume that Kai is a Youkai.
13 Humans and Ayakashi
"Hito to Ayakashi" (人と妖)
March 30, 2009 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Natori tells Natsume of a well near the mansion that holds a group of Oni. They are calling out to any Youkai. He also learns that Kai came down from the mountains to free the Oni. While looking for Kai, Natsume sets off one of Natori's traps in the mansion. Kai saves Natsume and heads off to kill Natori.Natsume follows him,to save Natori from getting killed. After he encounters him, he is forced to make an important decision. Which ones are more important to him? Humans or Youkai?

Reception

Natsume's Book of Friends was one of twelve finalists for the first Manga Taishō award in 2008.[1]

Since the fifth volume of the series, the individual volumes have made the best-seller list for manga in Japan. Volume 5 was ranked at number 8 on the charts for the week of March 4–10, 2008;[46] Volume 6 was number 5 for the week of July 8–14, 2008;[47] Volume 7 has done the best so far of the volumes, staying on the chart for two consecutive weeks (number 2 for the week of January 6–12, 2009 then falling to number 16 for the following week).[48][49]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 "12 Titles Nominated for 1st Ever Manga Taisho Awards". Anime News Network. January 23, 2008. Retrieved May 3, 2009. 
  2. Script error
  3. Script error
  4. Script error
  5. Script error
  6. 6.0 6.1 Script error
  7. 7.0 7.1 Script error
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Script error
  9. Script error
  10. 10.0 10.1 "Natsume's Book of Friends , Vol. 1". Viz Media. Retrieved September 4, 2009. 
  11. Script error
  12. Script error
  13. Script error
  14. Script error
  15. Script error
  16. Script error
  17. "Natsume's Book of Friends , Vol. 2". Viz Media. Retrieved January 7, 2010. 
  18. Script error
  19. "Natsume's Book of Friends , Vol. 3". Simon and Schuster.  Text " http://books.simonandschuster.biz/Natsume%27s-Book-of-Friends-Vol-3/Yuki-Midorikawa/9781421532455 " ignored (help);
  20. Script error
  21. Script error
  22. Script error
  23. Script error
  24. Script error
  25. Script error
  26. Script error
  27. Script error
  28. Script error
  29. Script error
  30. "Natsume Yujin-Cho Manga to be Animated for TV". Anime News Network. Retrieved 2009-05-03. 
  31. 31.0 31.1 Script error
  32. 32.0 32.1 Script error
  33. Script error
  34. Script error
  35. Script error
  36. Script error
  37. Script error
  38. Script error
  39. Script error
  40. Script error
  41. 41.0 41.1 Script error
  42. Script error
  43. Script error
  44. Script error
  45. "Crunchyroll to Post Natsume Yūjin-Chō Anime on Monday". Anime News Network. January 1, 2009. Retrieved June 20, 2009. 
  46. "Japanese Comic Ranking, March 4–10". Anime News Network. March 15, 2008. Retrieved May 3, 2009. 
  47. "Japanese Comic Ranking, July 8–14". Anime News Network. July 18, 2008. Retrieved May 3, 2009. 
  48. "Japanese Comic Ranking, January 6–12". Anime News Network. January 14, 2009. Retrieved May 3, 2009. 
  49. "Japanese Comic Ranking, January 13–19". Anime News Network. January 21, 2009. Retrieved May 3, 2009. 

External links

th:นัตซึเมะกับบันทึกพิศวง vi:Natsume Yuujin chou zh-yue:夏目友人帳 zh:夏目友人帳

Ad blocker interference detected!


Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.