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Nana to Kaoru

Nana to Kaoru

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Nana and Kaoru
Japanese: ナナとカオル

Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: Unknown
Chapters: Unknown
Status: Publishing
Published: Jan 4, 2008 to ?
Authors: Amazume, Ryuta (Story & Art)
Serialization: Young Animal

Statistics

Score: 8.051 (scored by 7703 users)
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Ranked: #7732
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Popularity: #196
Members: 19,660
Favorites: 799

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Synopsis

Kaoru is a 17-year-old virgin who has an S&M fetish. He has always dreamt about an SM relationship with his childhood friend Nana, who is looked upon as perfect and is always the target of boys' eyes. Their relationship has somewhat deteriorated through the years, due to them hanging out with different people and because Kaoru is not taking his education too seriously.

One day though, Kaoru's mother gives some of his S&M toys to Nana for safekeeping. Nana finds the leather one-piece that Kaoru bought and tries it on but accidentally locks herself in it and doesn't have the key!

Kaoru frees her of the one-piece, but then Nana realizes she may like Kaoru's hobby more than she thought. Subsequently, the two of them start engaging in so-called "breathers." These breathers are intended to relieve Nana of stress that originates from her attempts at keeping her grades and name perfect.

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Characters

Chigusa, Nana
Chigusa, Nana
Main
Sugimura, Kaoru
Sugimura, Kaoru
Main
Tachi, Ryouko
Tachi, Ryouko
Supporting
Tachibana, Mitsuko
Tachibana, Mitsuko
Supporting
Sugimura, Waka
Sugimura, Waka
Supporting
Yagami, Hiroshi
Yagami, Hiroshi
Supporting
Chigusa, Mother
Chigusa, Mother
Supporting

More reviewsReviews

jaymiechan
Sep 6, 2009
Nana to Kaoru, oddly enough, is a look into proper, Real Life BDSM. It includes things you tend not to see, like the fact that it doesn't have to be about sex. Care and attention has been shown, not only for the idea of prep work, but the psychological aspects have been shown as well. There is no pain without wanting to go there, and limits are gradually pushed.

In short, this is a must read for anyone that has the wrong ideas about what BDSM is.
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Klabautermann
Jun 29, 2010
This is one of those manga that is so special, considering its genre, everyone is waiting an anime adaptation.
(EDIT: Anime is a disaster. Really. Do not watch it.)
Outstanding ecchi, no-nonsense flow of plot, and no otaku "desu" crap, make this an addictive read, with no over ratings whatsoever. My fellow MALers, I proudly present, somewhat underrated but exceptional, Nana to Kaoru.


~Story~ (10)

If your imagination was tickled by the synopsis, then you're on the right trace. It is as interesting as it sounds, as original, and even offers more - unlike the very common "plot per chapter" thingy we encounter, this manga offers a lot read more
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TmlzTedy
Oct 28, 2014
When I picked up this manga I really didn't expect much, I haven't read manga in a while so I decided to do some light reading, something with no real plot and some ecchi to spend the time. Browsing through the adult section, this particular title caught my eye. BDSM in western culture is generally viewed as very dark and inhumane. While in Japan, there are practices such as shibari, a rope bondage, that is considered as art. It was a topic that I wasn't very familiar with and wanted to know more about.

After a bit of reading, I was heavily mistaken. What I expected read more
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shojoaddict17
Feb 28, 2010
This manga really surprised me. I have never been interested in S&M, and have a lot of the same prejudices as some of the characters, and the manga takes to time to show the intellectual and emotional development of someone who feels the same fears and apprehensions about it.
The manga is also a great breath of fresh air from the mussy shojo mangas. There is a great relationship underneath the plot line, but is also really genuine and sweet.

I may end up getting my boyfriend a ball-gag :)
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