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September 19, 2012 8:03 AM   Subscribe

Gokicha, a four-panel manga about the troubled life of a cute cockroach girl, has received an anime adaptation. The first episode features newspapers, cats, and human kindness.
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posted by MangyCarface at 8:33 AM on September 19, 2012 [3 favorites]


Reminds me of The Fly.
posted by HuronBob at 8:46 AM on September 19, 2012


i was torn between "but it's a girl!" and "wtf wavy antennae *gag* ". so you made me sorta feel for a cockroach. hope you feel real good about yourself.

hairy roach leg at 2:20 for the squeamish (not the main character's).

still getting after-shock shivers. ugh.
posted by twist my arm at 8:52 AM on September 19, 2012


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Do you like to squish or be squished?
posted by ennui.bz at 9:01 AM on September 19, 2012 [2 favorites]


The wavy antenna were fine but the carapace hair is pretty icky (true even among real life humans).
posted by DU at 9:28 AM on September 19, 2012


Yeah, no way I'm sympathizing with cockroaches. Also, the quality of animation in this is about as low as it gets.
posted by Joakim Ziegler at 9:47 AM on September 19, 2012


If you want to sympathize with cockroaches, try this instead, which I have only just hazily remembered from an early-90s VHS rental.
posted by figurant at 10:00 AM on September 19, 2012


Yeah, no way I'm sympathizing with cockroaches. Also, the quality of animation in this is about as low as it gets.

Not going to get the plastic figure then?
posted by sebastienbailard at 11:12 AM on September 19, 2012


Has absolutely nothing on Chi's Sweet Home.
posted by Imperfect at 7:04 AM on September 20, 2012


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