Kapon (>_<)!
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Kapon (>_<)!

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Synonyms: Kapo-n! Hacchake Onsen Love-come, Onsen Love Comedy, Kapo~n (>_<)!, Kapo-n!, Kapo-n (>_<)!
Japanese: かぽーん(>_<)!
English: Kapon (>_<)!
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Type: Manga
Volumes: 3
Chapters: 17
Status: Finished
Published: Not available
Genres: Comedy Comedy, Romance Romance
Demographic: Shoujo Shoujo
Serialization: Sho-Comi
Authors: Shigano, Iori (Story & Art)


Score: 7.121 (scored by 971971 users)
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Ranked: #69982
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Popularity: #9266
Members: 1,972
Favorites: 10


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Volumes: /3
Chapters: /17


Emi, the cherished daughter and heir of a traditional Japanese onsen (hot spring) hotel owner and her childhood friend, Aki, the heir of a large national hotel chain used to be best friends. However, for some reason, they now compete with each other in every way.

After losing a bet to Aki, Emi was ordered to "accompany him after school" by him, and she gradually realizes that she might still have a passion to him. Despite her sudden realization, the competition between the two hotels has brought the situation to a shaky ground.




Jun 22, 2009
Eerily predictable and wanting to be comedic when the mood does not call for it, Kapon is unsatisfying even for the die hard ecchi/romantics. It tries to be comedic when the mood does not call for it and is barely classified as "ecchi" when it has less than five PG-like nude scenes. The three volume series is one that can easily be found in bargain bins at Anime Conventions and would be lucky to be bought cheap by a foolish shopper who would be better off buying the similar in plot series Special A or likewise.

For fans of Special A and male-dominance/moe series, stick to ...
Jul 17, 2019
This tried to be a romance, but it fell pathetically short. I actually thought I was in for a treat when it didn't spend 30+ chapters on the MC's trying to figure out their feelings... but the readers were backstabbed.

Instead we got overly cliched, obnoxious, and laughably transparent plot points. Ones that weren't even fleshed out. Sometimes the "plot points" were only a few panels.

The characters were so obnoxious I had no idea why they were trying to be a couple. The female MC isn't just the typical dense-but-goodhearted heroine, she's the stupid-spoiled-dramatic-immature-unnecessarily argumentative kind. And the boy? Exactly the same.

While reading this I had ...

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I wanted to read this just because of the (>_<)! in the title.
gc - May 3, 2009
5 repliesby JoonPabo »»
Nov 25, 2010 8:39 AM
Kapo-n !
Lilly1x - Feb 8, 2009
0 repliesby Lilly1x »»
Feb 8, 2009 10:13 AM