She and Her Cat is a beautiful little love story between, as the title suggests, a young woman and her adorable cat. Told largely from her cat's point of view, we watch the passing of time rendered in stunning illustrations as the cat's adored human struggles through the trials and tribulations of young adulthood. At once both tranquil and empowering, this manga is a salve for hard times. Recommended By Cosima C., Powells.com
A sad yet somehow refreshing story for all the struggling young adults out there. Which is to say, pretty much every single young adult. This manga feels like spring rain. Recommended By Junix S, Powells.com
Synopses & Reviews
“It was the start of spring. It was raining. That was the day that she brought me home.”
This is the story of Miyu, a woman who lives alone with her cat, Chobi. As Miyu navigates the world of adulthood, she discovers both the freedom and loneliness that come with living independently, and Chobi learns of the outside world through her actions. Time drifts slowly for Miyu and her cat, but the harsh realities of the world soon catch up...