Nana to Kaoru

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


Type: OVA
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Mar 29, 2011
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: AIC PLUS+
Source: Manga
Genres: ComedyComedy, RomanceRomance, EroticaErotica
Theme: SchoolSchool
Demographic: SeinenSeinen
Duration: 24 min.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity


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Popularity: #4189
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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 and subsequently the two of them start engaging in so-called "breathers." These breathers are intended to relieve Nana of stress, stress originating from her attempts at keeping her grades and her name perfect.


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Characters & Voice Actors


Ougi, Jiyuu
Okamoto, Hideki
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Aketagawa, Jin
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Sakakibara, Yui
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Ending Theme

"Owaranai Yoru ni (終わらない夜に)" by Yui Sakakibara


Oct 26, 2017
Enjoyable manga series, please you must read the manga it s fucking awesome. Nana is a very good character and kaoru our lovely dumby protagonist.
Their manga are more especific about erotism and bondage and it can show as a fetichist relationship with romance and comedia at the same time.

Maybe this adaptation is not the best, but at leats it can puts the fetichist as a reason to star the reading. If I should say sometime to convice you I will say that this particular manga has a special feeling and it illustrate a firts bondage or BDSM relationship very well.
It 's starts ...
Dec 6, 2014
Mixed Feelings
I usually tend not to add hentai-related content to my list, but this one in particular didn't have the genre listed on it. I wouldn't say that it should though, as Nana to Kaoru isn't exactly your typical hentai-related OVA. Infact, upon completing it, I may even continue to the manga to see how the rest goes. From that type of reaction it's understandable that maybe it wasn't all bad, or generic, and it might even come to mind that maybe this OVA doesn't feel whole or contains much closure. Both of those would be correct, but experiencing the OVA all on its own isn't ...
Apr 20, 2011
A butchery of the source material, really.

The premise is badly explained, as well as the motivations of both Nana and Kaoru.

The initial breather depicted was done fairly faithfully, though Nana's warring inner dialogues left a lot to be desired, and the pinnacle of the scene with Kaoru damaging the prop to get Nana out of it was omitted.

The second S&M scene was also poorly adapted, in the manga it was supposed to detail Kaoru's one lapse in control as a benevolent dom, but since they once again omitted the end of the scene, it just portrayed him as an asshole.

If the ...

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Poll: Nana to Kaoru Episode 1 Discussion ( 1 2 )
Kanade-chan - Mar 29, 2011
84 repliesby yveltalkyogre »»
May 27, 1:12 PM
What's S&M?
sido - Jul 22, 2016
5 repliesby yveltalkyogre »»
May 26, 10:31 AM
Manga chapters this OVA covers
Shidoteki - May 8, 2017
0 repliesby Shidoteki »»
May 8, 2017 9:45 AM
Is there going to be an episode 2 of this?
Mimerio - Jan 15, 2012
7 repliesby jakov »»
Oct 29, 2014 5:36 AM
Will someone PLEASE update this info?
King_Antonius - Sep 18, 2011
2 repliesby SpoiledLipstick »»
Nov 15, 2011 11:53 PM

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