The LifeChanging Manga of Tidying Up
From the #1 New York Times best-selling author and lifestyle/cleaning guru 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.

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The LifeChanging Manga of Tidying Up Reviews

  • Joseph R.
    Jul 18, 2017

    Joseph R.

    Based on her The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, Marie Kondo presents a fictional case study applying her tidying up techniques to Chiaki, a 29 year old Tokyo woman with a small cluttered apartment and an unsatisfying love life. Chiaki discovers the cute young guy next door when he ...

  • Jamie
    Jul 16, 2017


    The romance (YES, the romance) got my attention. I stayed because I love organization. ;) ...

  • Blair Slavin
    Jul 14, 2017

    Blair Slavin

    In Manga I FINALLY learned the lessonsI have two of the books on the Spark Joy philosophy. One even in Audio Book format. Yet I never seem to get through them. Yet in Manga, being a visual person, I got through it in a couple of days and actually Screen Captured some of the lessons and...

  • Alita
    Jul 14, 2017


    Great bookThis book like it's literary predecessor,teaches you how to tidy up. What this manga does,unlike the book ,is give you a visuAl as to what things she o old look like. ...

  • Melissa
    Jul 13, 2017


    I was never really into Manga as much as I am now. I had already read her first book "The Life Changing Art of Tidying Up" when it first came out. She has written this book in a way that it's very easy to follow and understand, and most of all: it makes sense! I can relate so much to t...

  • Michelle
    Jul 12, 2017


    I really like the idea behind this book and as someone who has been guilty of being a long time hoarder I relate to the main character thoroughly. I never really had an interest in really organizing and lessening the number of things I owned so I definitely never had an interest in the...

  • Ann
    Jul 10, 2017


    Gift from a friend. Very cute art, and adds a gloss of story around Marie Kondo's book. If you've read her other book-books, it doesn't really add much, but was funny and fun to read. ...

  • Karen
    Jul 9, 2017


    You could read this in a couple of hours, but there's actually a lot to unpack here. It's really asking you to change your mindset. I wonder how many times I'll have to come back to this before it sinks in. ...

  • Rachel Sonnen
    Jul 9, 2017

    Rachel Sonnen

    Very quick read in a manga store. The lessons provided in this book are very practical and can be immediately acted upon. ...

  • Ilinalta
    Jul 8, 2017


    As a hoarder and someone who stores things never to be seen again, a lot of these lessons and the things the main character was going through related to me. As I read through the book I would groan and say "ahhh, I have the same issue too," It's definitely a book I would recommend to p...