GU GU GANMO (Gu-Guガンモ, Gu-Gu Ganmo) is a shōnen manga by
Fujihiko Hosono . It was originally serialized in
The series follows in the footsteps of manga such as
One morning Tsukune Tsukuda, out of spite, lets her brothers pet bird go. Later she has some misgivings and comes home with a giant egg she found to give to her brother, Hapeita. He isn’t all too pleased with the weird egg. However, in the meantime it swells up, cracks its shell, and out comes a strange chicken-like alien creature named Ganmo. It speaks like a human being, and comes to live with the Tsukudas. Not wanting to be a mere freeloader, Ganmo takes the initiative to run errands, clean the house, etc., yet he blunders at everything he does. Ganmo the tries to clear his reputation, but his efforts only end up causing more confusion.
One day, a charming girl moves next door to the Tsukudas. She has a strange pet myna bird named Déjà Vu. It is foppish with a poisonous tongue and always teases Ganmo for being so odd-looking. Thus, Ganmo's world becomes an even bigger mess.