The Life-Changing Manga of Tidying Up

A Magical Story (The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up)

Graphic novel, 192 pages

English language

Published June 27, 2017 by Ten Speed Press.

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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.

3 editions


  • Home economics
  • Orderliness
  • Housekeeping
  • Storage in the home
  • Graphic novels
  • Comic books, strips