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Konohana Kitan

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English: Konohana Kitan
Japanese: このはな綺譚


Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Currently Airing
Aired: Oct 4, 2017 to ?
Premiered: Fall 2017
Broadcast: Wednesdays at 20:00 (JST)
Licensors: Funimation
Studios: Lerche
Source: Manga
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.181 (scored by 6,419 users)
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Ranked: #28412
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Popularity: #1633
Members: 40,774
Favorites: 108
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In a bustling village of spirits, Yuzu, a cheerful fox girl, starts her first job as an attendant at the traditional hot springs inn Konohanatei. Though Yuzu has no experience working at such a high-class establishment, Kiri, the affable and reliable head attendant, immediately puts her to work learning the basics.

While Yuzu's eagerness initially proves to be more of a hindrance than a blessing, her playful nature brings a unique charm to the inn, as both customers and her fellow workers quickly warm up to her clumsy yet well-meaning mistakes. Under the guidance of the other foxes—the rigid Satsuki, the carefree Natsume, the critical Ren, and the quiet Sakura—Yuzu steadily learns the trade of an inn attendant while learning to love the magical world surrounding her.

Konohana Kitan presents the heartwarming tale of a simple fox girl forging bonds with others and finding a home amidst the mysterious, beautiful world of spirits.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Oono, Yuuko
Hata, Sawako
Kakuma, Ai
Kubota, Risa
Suwa, Ayaka
Numakura, Manami
Yao, Bikuni
Ohara, Sayaka
Watanabe, Akeno
Ogata, Megumi
Ikebe, Kumiko


Okamoto, Hideki
Motoyama, Satoshi
Sound Director
Numakura, Manami
Theme Song Performance
Kakuma, Ai
Theme Song Performance

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"Kokoro ni Tsubomi (ココロニツボミ)" by eufonius

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"Haru Urara, Kimi to Sakihokoru" (春ウララ、君ト咲キ誇ル) by Konohana-tei Nakai no Kai [Satsuki (Sawako Hata), Natsume (Ayaka Suwa), Ren (Risa Kubota), Sakura (Ai Kakuma), Kiri (Manami Numakura), Yuzu (Yuuki Oono)]

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Oct 25, 2017
RebelPanda (All reviews)
Most moe shows create adorable characters for fans to love, but typically they stop there without taking their stories further.

Konohana Kitan isn’t one of those shows, and it would be woefully underselling it to say that it's just cute. Beyond its adorable cast of fox eared ladies and it’s initial “cute girls run an inn” hook there are deeply human themes woven in.
I don’t usually advocate for moe shows, however, I think Konohana Kitan hasn’t gotten a fair shake from most people based on its aesthetic choice, so I want to get my opinion down to hopefully steer some people to this wonderful show.

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Nov 2, 2017
willS24 (All reviews)
Cute girls doing cute things? Mild yuri slice-of-life? It's a bit hard to differentiate yourself when you are competing with hallmarks like GochiUsa, Yuru Yuri, or the latest hits (looking at you Kobayashi's Maid Dragon!)

Don't let KonoKitan's first 3 episodes fool you though. While it starts off slow introducing its main characters, I find its use of Japanese folklore, traditional customs, and legendary figures, to be fitting and clever. Ever heard of the Baku? Or the idea that dolls have souls? It's very interesting to see how KonoKitan weaves these concepts with its cast of characters in a slow-paced manner, while leaving commentaries on read more
Oct 25, 2017
HereticHunter (All reviews)
I'm not a big fan of moe series, yet some friends recommended me this one, at first, it caught my interest because of the Shoujo Ai elements it posesses, but so far within 4 episodes, I got to see an anime which is a very heartwarming experience. You can expect light fanservice on this anime, very intended girl x girl relationships and very cute moments, so if you don't have anything against it, this anime will be a pleasant watch for you.

TL;DR: Overall Section

There isn't much story to tell, but the concept goes around an Inn that runs by foxes, if you remember Isekai Shokudou, read more
Oct 25, 2017
KANLen09 (All reviews)
At first, I wasn't so hooked for this one, the first impression to me that it's just an average show based off the manga adaptation. But hey what a soft and good punch does the first episode delivers and onwards towards one-third of the way!

There isn't much of a story, it's just the introduction of one of the main characters, Yuzu, a fox who once lived in the mountains, and has come to town to adjust to working at Konohanakei.

The setting kinda reminds me of Urara Meirochou, with Yuzu acting similarly to Urara, both who were raised in the mountains and has come to town read more


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