Minima! 1
Machiko Sakurai
LIVING DOLLWhat would you do if your favorite toy came to life and became your best friend? Well, that’s just what happens to Ame Oikawa, a shy schoolgirl. Nicori is a super-cute doll with a mind of its own–and a plan to make Ame’s dreams come true!

Book Details


  • Fantasy
  • Fiction
  • Manga/Graphic Novel

Age Level: 

  • 12 and up
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Ame Oikawa is a very shy schoolgirl who barely has friends. Since she is shy, she doesn't talk to many boys. However, Ame has had a crush on a boy in her class, Sasaki, since the first day of school. When her class takes a field trip to an amusement park, Ame goes into a gift shop. While looking around the store, she sees a strange looking doll. Ame decides to purchase that doll because she has a strange feeling about it. The doll's name is Nicori, and he suddenly becomes popular when people find out he can talk. Ame and Nicori experience hardships with each other and with others.

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