The Life-Changing Manga of Tidying Up – Marie Kondo

The Life-Changing Manga of Tidying Up is the first book I’ve read from Marie Kondo, and I think it will be the last because I’ve learned everything I need to know from this book.


The Life-Changing Manga of Tidying Up - Marie Kondo

I know the Konmari method is highly popular with the Netflix show and all, but I always prefer to read books. And this manga was a great choice for me cause I get to see the fabulous illustrations of the famous manga artist Yuko Uramoto.

If you want to learn about the Konmari method of tidying up and have fun at the same time, I’d recommend this manga. Enjoy!

The Life-Changing Manga of Tidying Up - Marie Kondo

The Life-Changing Manga of Tidying Up

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author and star of Netflix’s Tidying Up with Marie Kondo, this graphic novel brings Kondo’s life-changing tidying method to life with the fun, quirky story of a woman who transforms her home, work, and so love life using Kondo’s advice and inspiration.

In The Life-Changing Manga of Tidying Up, 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 neighbour 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.

Marie Kondo

Marie Kondo, also known as Konmari, is a Japanese organising consultant and author. Kondo has written four books on organising, which have collectively sold millions of copies around the world.

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