Questions tagged [natsumes-book-of-friends]

Natsume's Book of Friends (Natsume Yuujinchou) is a manga by Yuki Midorikawa which was adapted into animated works by Brains Base. It's a supernatural comedy drama about Natsume, a teenage boy who inherits his grandmother's ability to see apparitions and her magic book that controls them.

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How strong is Natsume Takashi?

It is said that Natsume Takashi is strong by many youkai in instances, but Matoba and Natori also seem strong, so is he the strongest?
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Why is it that many yokai wear masks? [duplicate]

While not all yokai wear masks, many do, such as the 3 yokai serving as Natori Shuuichi's shiki. Many of the other yokai that meet Natsume also wear masks. In the story where Natsume was taken by ...
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What does “dog's circle” mean?

I just watched an anime where the phrase dog's circle was used in the English subtitles. The sentence was, "We are the dog's circle." Is that a well known Japanese expression? The anime was episode ...
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Which manga chapter of Natsume Yuujinchou has a mask youkai that possesses people?

Which chapter was the chapter where Natsume pretends to be Matoba's blind shiki so that he can feel people's faces and determine whether they are being possessed by a youkai? From my memory, the ...
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Why does the website Anime Planet say that there are only 13 episodes of Natsume's book of friends, when CrunchyRoll has 39 episodes?

I'm just a little confused. I just want to make sure I watch everything in the correct order and such. Why does the website Anime Planet say that there are only 13 episodes of Natsume's book of ...
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Who is Takashi's dad/mom?

In the story, it was mentioned that Reiko died young. So, who is Takashi's dad/mom and who gave birth to him/her if Reiko died young?
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How much of the Natsume's Book of Friends manga was adapted into the anime?

The anime series currently has 6 seasons. How much of the manga was adapted into these 6 seasons? Are there any differences in the plot between the anime and the manga?
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Why do the Human-looking Youkai obscure their eyes?

In Natsume's Book of Friends, some of the human-looking Youkai wear masks, or at least obscure their sight. For example: Tsubame Hotaru Hiiragi Tsuyukami Sasago I am wondering if there is a ...
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Why is Nyanko-sensei a round, chubby cat?

Nyanko-sensei is supposedly a very powerful youkai named "Madara," but he takes the form of a round, chubby cat. What is the significance of this form? Did he purposely choose this appearance? Why/...