As one of Natsume's most well-known novels and one of the essential texts of modern Japanese literature, Kokoro has been made into a variety of adaptations since its publication. These include:
A film by Kon Ichikawa in 1955 and another in 1973 by Kaneto Shindo.
Part of the Aoi Bungaku anime series by Shigeyuki Miya.
A two-hour special television presentation for Television Tokyo's 30th anniversary, which aired in Japan in 1995.
Manga by Nariko Enomoto and part of the Manga de Dokuha series.