Nyanko Days Reviews

nyanko-daysStory:
Konagai Tomoko is a shy girl who owns three cats. She meets a popular girl who owns a cat. They become friends. The “cats” are chibi cat girls. That’s it. That’s all there is. How in the world was this funded again?

Violence:
None.

Language:
None.

Nudity:
None. The “cats” are tiny cat girls, but we’re spared anything gross or sexualizing. Although what with the whole loli thing, it’s hard to tell sometimes…

Theology/mythology:
Aside from cat girls (a thing which is never explained), nothing here.

Personal impression:
This whole series is around a half hour long grand total. It has no plot. There is no point. The characters aren’t horrid, but they aren’t good either. I can see this mini series as existing for two reasons. 1) Filler between other shows airing on TV or 2) promos to get a full series deal. Regardless, it seems like a real waste of money. No matter how short a show is, it still takes money to make it and I just don’t understand how this little thing could make up its own production costs. Especially when, due to having no actual story, it’s so forgettable.
Of course, if you need something cute and kid friendly and non-offensive (generally), this show is just fine. It’s rare for me to be able to mark a show as All Ages, so woowho for that. But besides those reasons…. this show has nothing unique to offer. Unless you love watching cute cat girls. Like a lot.

Personal rating: All Ages

Episodes: 12 (episodes are 2 mins long)
Languages: sub
Official rating: n/a
Genre: Cute things, slice of life
Production: EMT Squared
Company: YTV
Official streaming: crunchyroll

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2 thoughts on “Nyanko Days Reviews

    1. inrosegalaxy

      Oh it’s cute. But there are shows out there that are both cute and have some kind of substance, be it warm feels or character progression of some kind. This show has neither so all it has going for it is the cute factor, which to me is pretty pointless. I can get the same reaction from watching cat videos on YouTbe (actually those are better as they aren’t as cringe inducing as some of the stereotyped character traits in this show and in most anime in general).
      But yeah, I’m pretty sure it’s a filler show. It’s possible they’re promoting some plushie sales in Japan as well. Who knows.
      As a viewer though, I just like something a bit more than “cute.” Especially when it’s very generic “cute.”

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