Books

Guru Guru Pon-chan Volume 2

Satomi Ikezawa (and others)

Thanks to the invention of the Guru Guru Bone, Ponta can now change from puppy to teenage girl at will. But human customs are hard to master, and she keeps finding herself in strange and awkward situations. Will Ponta have to spend Christmas in the dog pound? Will she ever attract her one true love, cute high school boy Mirai? She's certainly lovable enough - maybe that's why transfer student Go Fujinaga falls for her instantly! Romantic misadventures ensue, as Go moves heaven and earth to induce beautiful, innocent Ponta to look his way. . .

Guru Guru Pon-chan Volume 3

Satomi Ikezawa (and others)

Rivalry is the name of the game in this new adventure, as Ponta discovers the obstacles in her path to winning Mirai's love. First there's Mirai's mother, a woman with very strong ideas about the type of girl her son should involve himself with. Can Ponta ever measure up to a mother's expectations?

Then Ponta meets Mirai's ex-girlfriend, Hana. After leaving high school, Hana became a Japanese pop idol. Now she's back and wants to relive old times. But first she'll have to contend with Ponta . . . whose bite may be worse than her bark!

Guru Guru Pon-chan Volume 1

Satomi Ikezawa (and others)

Ponta is a Labrador retriever puppy, the Koizumi family's pet. She's full of energy and usually up to some kind of mischief. But when Grandpa Koizumi, an amateur inventor, creates the Guru Guru Bone, Ponta's curiosity causes trouble. She nibbles the bone - and turns into a human girl!

Surprised but undaunted, Ponta ventures out of the house and meets Mirai Iwaki, the most popular boy at school. When Mirai saves her from a speeding car, Ponta changes back into her puppy self. Yet much has changed for Ponta during her short adventure as a human. Her heart races and her face flushes when she thinks of Mirai now. She's in love! Using the power of the Guru Guru Bone, Ponta switches back and forth from dog to girl - but can she win Mirai's affections?

Winner of the Kodansha Manga of the Year Award!

Biography

Satomi Ikezawa won the 24th Kodansha Manga prize for Guru Guru Pon-Chan. She has two labradors, Guts and Ponta and is the author of Othello.