The Life-Changing Manga of Tidying Up: A Magical Story
Author: Marie Kondo | Illustrator: Yuko Uramoto | Paperback
From the #1 New York Times bestselling author and star of Netflix's Tidying Up with Marie Kondo, this graphic novelization brings Kondo's life-changing tidying method to life with the fun, quirky story of a woman who transforms her home, work, and love life using Kondo's advice and inspiration. Marie Kondo presents the fictional story of Chiaki, a young woman in Tokyo who struggles with a cluttered apartment, messy love life, and lack of direction. After receiving a complaint from her attractive next-door neighbor about the sad state of her balcony, Chiaki gets Kondo to take her on as a client. Through a series of entertaining and insightful lessons, Kondo helps Chiaki get her home--and life--in order.
This insightful, illustrated case study is perfect for people looking for a fun introduction to the KonMari Method of tidying up, as well as tried-and-true fans of Marie Kondo eager for a new way to think about what sparks joy. Featuring illustrations by award-winning manga artist Yuko Uramoto, this book also makes a great read for manga and graphic novel lovers of all ages.
"Readers reluctant to submit to word-heavy lectures may be beguiled--and even con- verted--by witnessing Chiaki's success as played out in an enjoyable story that paints Kondo as more inspiring than inquisitorial." --Library Journal (Review)
". . .perhaps the world's only decluttering celebrity." --The New York Times
". . . charming and whimsical . . . If organizational mandates are medicine, this book is like a spoonful of sugar." --Los Angeles Times
"Whether you're a dedicated Kondo follower, or a KonMari Method newbie looking for some organizational tips, this cute animated book is sure to inspire your inner neat-freak." --InStyle.com
Publisher: Ten Speed Press | Pub Date: June 27, 2017 | Format: Paperback | Pages: 192 | Dimensions: 0.7" H x 7.2" L x 5.2" W | 0.4 lbs