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Akikan!  
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Description
Daichi Kakeru is a peaceful high school boy who likes to collect cans. One day, when drinking a melon soda, a girl suddenly kisses him. The steel can transformed into a girl who wants people to appreciate cans more. Kakeru names the aluminum-can-hating girl Melon, and decides(?) to take care of her, but every time he drinks her, which is necessary for her survival, they kiss.

As he learns to cohabitate with her, their fun-filled days are interrupted by a government agency responsible for the economy, who not only knows their secret, but introduces them to the Akikan (Empty Can) Elect, where steel and aluminum cans fight in order to decide who gets manufactured in the market. While Melon is eager to prove the supremacy of steel cans, her Owner, Kakeru, is strongly against participating due to an incident in the past involving his rich childhood friend, Najimi, and guns that made him hate violence. However, there are other aluminum cans who are just as ready to battle as Melon, and when those two natural enemies meet, it is kill or be killed . . .

Type
Manga

Related Series
N/A

Associated Names
アキカン!
空罐少女!
Empty Can!

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Latest Release(s)
v.1 c.7 (end) by Futari wa Pretty Anon (689d ago)
v.1 c.6 by Futari wa Pretty Anon (702d ago)
v.1 c.5 by Futari wa Pretty Anon (714d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
1 Volume (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
Yes

Anime Start/End Chapter
Starts at Vol 1, Chap 1

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User Rating
Average: 6.6 / 10.0 (124 votes)
Bayesian Average: 6.71 / 10.0
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Last Updated
January 24th 2013, 4:00am PST


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Year
2008

Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Ultra Jump (Shueisha)

Licensed (in English)
No

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Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #992 increased(+167)
Monthly Pos #2000 increased(+30)
3 Month Pos #2567 increased(+234)
6 Month Pos #2973 increased(+165)

List Stats
On 395 reading lists
On 276 wish lists
On 364 completed lists
On 24 unfinished lists
On 126 custom lists

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Yet Another Can-Based Manga . . . Oh, Wait!   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Seijurou
February 23rd, 2012, 7:43pm
A great series that has both comedy and drama. While on the exterior, Akikan! seems like a fun slice-of-life, it has much more going for it: The continuous story, the succinct action scenes, the tragic events; it just keeps you hungry for more.

While the anime was good in its own right, the concise seriousness of the uncensored manga leaves little for competition. This is a serialization that knows its direction, and it won me over indeed.
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