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Synonyms: Katakoi, Until I Turn Around the Corner
Japanese: ヘタコイ


Type: Manga
Volumes: 10
Chapters: 61
Status: Finished
Published: Oct 19, 2007 to Apr 19, 2012
Genres: Comedy Comedy, Drama Drama, Romance Romance, Ecchi Ecchi
Theme: School School
Demographic: Seinen Seinen
Serialization: Young Jump
Authors: Nakano, Junko (Story & Art)


Score: 7.581 (scored by 77287,728 users)
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Ranked: #23982
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Popularity: #1211
Members: 15,685
Favorites: 182

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Volumes: /10
Chapters: /61


For his twentieth birthday, Shizuka chooses to go to a hot springs alone. To his surprise, he also ends up seeing his first naked woman... a passed out drunk girl. Soon afterward he enters college, and his friend from high school convinces him to join the female dominated travel and hot springs club. Amazingly, the girl he saw naked, Ruka, is also a member of the club! Now he must interact with his club more or less normally, and pretend he doesn't imagine Ruka naked every time he sees her. He is determined that his embarrassing secret never be made public!

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Included one-shots:
Volume 5: Katakoi
Volume 10: Toori no Kado wo Magaru made (Until I Turn Around the Corner)


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Hanaki, Kotono
Kurahashi, Rina
Yaji, Saburou
Tsuchiya, Takeki


Aug 26, 2022
Hetakoi a story all about fate. As I read it more. I pondered if what happened needed to happen to reach the conclusion but is whatever. This story is quite good at building each characters personality or connection to the story, even the later characters that got introduced still had a purpose and weren't just there for the sake of it.
MC meets FMC in a pretty bizzare situation and boom not to spoil anything but there's a few "incidents" that could've been avoided if there was communication but where's the fun in that?
As I read it I got angry, happy, annoyed at the characters and ...
Jan 13, 2018
Mixed Feelings
If you are hopelessly romantic like me who loves pure love with a little bit of lust, you will not like this manga. Well also if you don't like manga there is some douchebag who gets in between the relationship of our Hero and Heroine, this is not the manga for you.

I apologize if this review might come up as a rant or very opinionated but if you wish to read this you will see my point.

In the first half I enjoyed the the manga even though if there are some ups and downs but when the main event entered it will ...
Mar 9, 2022
This has spoilers. A better name for Hetakoi would be "The Adventures of Dipshit and Dipshit." It starts out well enough. Komai Shizuka seems like a fairly sharp, forthright guy and he falls in love with Ruka, his senior in Tabisen, a hot springs club he joins. The first 20 chapters focus on the two of them getting to know each other and getting to the point where they're about to date. What follows is the most frustrating, excruciating collection of padding that I think I've ever seen. Roughly 30 chapters go by filled with all the typical padding elements. Fake-out love interests that exist ...


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Mangaka Nakano Junko Passes Away

Mangaka Nakano Junko Passes Away

According to Weekly Young Magazine, mangaka Nakano Junko passed away on July 28th due to ischemic heart disease. She was 45 years old. She finished Hetakoi this Apri...read more

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