Nana to Kaoru
Nana & Kaoru
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Nana to Kaoru

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Synonyms: Nana and Kaoru, NanaKao
Japanese: ナナとカオル
English: Nana & Kaoru
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Type: Manga
Volumes: 18
Chapters: 160
Status: Finished
Published: Jan 4, 2008 to Aug 12, 2016
Genres: Comedy Comedy, Romance Romance, Erotica Erotica
Theme: School School
Demographic: Seinen Seinen
Serialization: Young Animal
Authors: Amazume, Ryuta (Story & Art)


Score: 7.721 (scored by 1894718,947 users)
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Ranked: N/A2
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Popularity: #311
Members: 47,414
Favorites: 1,428

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Seventeen-year-old Kaoru Sugimura has a sadomasochism fetish. His greatest joy in life is learning different types of erotic knots and maintaining his gear. Unfortunately, he lacks a partner to try all of the items in his collection.

Kaoru's ideal playmate is his childhood friend Nana Chigusa—the beautiful and popular vice-president of his school's student council. However, their relationship has worsened over the years because of their conflicting personalities. Kaoru neglects his studies in favor of his deviancy, while Nana is constantly stressed due to her focus on schoolwork.

Disappointed by Kaoru's study habits and erotic hobbies, his mother secretly gives Nana some of his S&M toys for safekeeping. Intrigued by the leather costume, Nana tries it on, only to end up accidentally locking herself in. After Kaoru frees her, she realizes that S&M helps her relax and, much to Kaoru's delight, asks to engage in more erotic stimulation sessions.

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Nana to Kaoru was originally serialized in Young Animal Arashi magazine, but moved to Young Animal on October 23, 2009.

The series has been published digitally in English as Nana & Kaoru by FAKKU/Denpa Books since September 27, 2022.

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Sep 21, 2017
Mixed Feelings
I was always hesitant about starting Nana to Kaoru. Not because of its S&M premise, but because I already had doubts about MC first chapter in, and whether he'd be able to actually do anything. Alas, in the end, I picked it up, and now my journey is over. And, if I'm honest, somewhere in this manga is a great story about young people exploring their sexuality and dealing with who they are, with some really powerful scenes, but, despite all that, this isn't a good story by any stretch.

The main problem with it is that it runs in circles. Although this is more ...
Feb 5, 2017
Personally, it was a 10/10, but I know that most people aren't going to enjoy it as much as I did, so I'm going to rest on an overall 8/10, but I won't budge further. >_>

A few years ago, there was one night where I didn't really feel like watching a new anime and was caught up on my current manga, so I was clicking on any random manga that showed up in front of me and skimming through it to see if there was any interest. Nana to Kaoru just happened to be one of those. The content is pretty adult, so it's ...
Oct 26, 2017
Enjoyable manga series, please you must read the manga it s fucking awesome. Nana is a very good character y kaoru our lovely dumby protagonist.
This manga are more especific about erotism and bondage and it can show as a fetichist relationship with romants and comedia at the same time.

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 describing kaoru and his parther as a shy couple introducing themselves at the fetichist. Together they will overcome challenges and discover their love ...

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