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Dagashi Kashi

Dagashi Kashi

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Synonyms: Dagashikashi
Japanese: だがしかし


Type: Manga
Volumes: 11
Chapters: 186
Status: Finished
Published: Jun 25, 2014 to Apr 11, 2018
Genres: Comedy, Shounen
Authors: Kotoyama (Story & Art)
Serialization: Shounen Sunday


Score: 7.071 (scored by 2759 users)
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Ranked: #88042
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Popularity: #787
Members: 10,825
Favorites: 124
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Shikada Kokonotsu's father owns a rural sweets shop, and his plan is for Kokonotsu to take it over one day. However, Kokonotsu wants to be a manga author instead! One day in summer, the cute but weird girl Shidare Hotaru, from the famous sweets company, comes to pay a visit. Apparently, Kokonotsu's father is famous and she wants him to join her family's company. However, he will only agree if she can convince Kokonotsu to take over the family business!

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Dagashi Kashi was nominated for the 41st Kodansha Manga Awards in the shounen manga category.

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More reviewsReviews

Aug 14, 2018
MusingsOfMavri (All reviews)
By all means, this is not a serious manga, and I can certainly expect some people to just scoff it off. However, this has honestly been one of my favorite mangas I've read recently.

I was first hooked by the design of the female lead-Hotaru. In essence, she is a Yandere, only directed towards sweets and not anyone in particular. Smart, charming, enthusiastic, ditsy, funny, all packed in an infinitely sexy body, with a great closet of clothes that still manages to retain her signature look. Oh, did I mention the JoJo poses?

I also found myself intrigued by the explanation of sweets each chapter. It's practically read more
Aug 6, 2018
seukas (All reviews)
I found this Manga after watching the first episode of the anime and thinking to myself "this just feels like a director lazily adapting another mediocre slice of life gag manga with A WACKY TWIST". But my baseless assumptions turned out to be mostly incorrect (except for the lazy directing part) and instead I found a pretty fantastic manga.

Art 5/10

I'm not one to simply read a manga for its art or to disregard it because of the art, but if you are one of read more
Aug 30, 2015
ModusOperandi (All reviews)
As if Japan didn't have everything already, they also pride themselves on having a HUGE selection of candy and sweets at your nearest convenience stores, and this manga is almost like a throwback to most of the popular sweets in our childhood.

Dagashi Kashi (rough translation) "Cheap Sweets", is an episodic manga about Shikada Kokonotsu, a wannabe-mangaka that is against his father's wishes of managing the town's sweet shop, and Shidare Hotaru, a fan of her father's store and his reputation who also has an (insane)fascination for sweets.

Filled with puns and sweets, each chapter works with a single popular candy to tell the story. From sweet read more


Recent News

Manga 'Dagashi Kashi' Ends

Manga 'Dagashi Kashi' Ends

This year's 17th issue of Weekly Shounen Sunday has announced that Kotoyama's Dagashi Kashi will end in three chapters. Dagashi Kashi has been serializing ...read more

TV Anime 'Dagashi Kashi' Receives Second Season [Update 8/9]

TV Anime 'Dagashi Kashi' Receives Second Season [Update 8/9]

The 37th and 38th combined issue of Kodansha's Weekly Shounen Sunday magazine has announced that the TV anime adaptation of Dagashi Kashi manga will receive a s...read more

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