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Koibana Onsen  
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Description
Despite having been dumped by his girlfriend, Akiyama doesn't want to cancel their reservations to a famous onsen resort popular with couples. Deciding to go alone, he finds 3 sisters taking care of the inn. Later on, the sisters call his ex-girlfriend to come and patch things up with him.... However, will he still want to make up?

(Extra chapter in volume 3 remains untranslated).

Type
Manga

Related Series
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Associated Names
恋花温泉

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Latest Release(s)
v.9 c.63-64 (end) by Futari wa Pretty Anon (1299d ago)
v.9 c.62 by Futari wa Pretty Anon (1318d ago)
v.9 c.61 by Futari wa Pretty Anon (1318d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
9 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
No

Anime Start/End Chapter
N/A

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User Rating
Average: 7.8 / 10.0 (593 votes)
Bayesian Average: 7.74 / 10.0
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Last Updated
April 9th 2015, 7:33pm PST


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Year
2005

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Serialized In (magazine)
Young Animal Arashi (Hakusensha)

Licensed (in English)
No

English Publisher
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Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #942 increased(+200)
Monthly Pos #1616 increased(+86)
3 Month Pos #1914 increased(+220)
6 Month Pos #2096 decreased(-392)

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On 2040 reading lists
On 737 wish lists
On 1316 completed lists
On 98 unfinished lists
On 298 custom lists

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Hentai with a decent story?   
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by moredrowsy
August 5th, 2015, 8:00pm
No actual private parts are drawn but it's very much hentai. With that said, it has a story; albeit it's only a decent romance story with almost no drama but relationships built upon onsen service and sex (education). Truth be told, it's quite heartwarming.

Except for the main couple, all the other characters are really shallow. Instead of Koibana Onsen, this manga should be called geisha onsen or borderline prostitution onsen. By borderline prostitution, the staff members give "service" to bachelor customers. Wink wink. Hence, a lot of characters in this manga are quite shallow. Only the main couple felt like they ever had true romance. The side characters' romances just felt like their relationships were built upon pure lust rather than love/emotions.

It's a light and silly read but there were a lot of questionable forced oral sex situations (almost rapey due to many of the side characters' lack of willpower to reject advances).

If this story was mainly focused on the main couple, I would've given it a 9. However, halfway through the series, the main couple becomes sidelined and the side characters become the main focus, which was boring if you didn't care for the shallow side characters. Literally the last 4 volumes of the series focus on the side characters. I only forced myself to finish this series because I wanted to know the ending for the main couple. Overall, it's a 7.

... Last updated on August 6th, 2015, 2:34pm
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Interesting   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by robbert1210
December 26th, 2011, 8:31pm
This got a really nice slice of life - style story, very nice art, and smooth atmosphere.
I read this manga whenever I need some relaxing after a hard day at work and believe me, it helps ^^.
Well, I learned some stuff from this manga, honestly.
I dont know if its true and really thought through, but the way the author describes sex and the way to handle it, really makes you think about it a little longer after reading this. (yeah, hard to deny it... it's really 75% about sex here ... although its put into a nice ethic jacket.)
great manga all in all!
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Lame   
Rating: 5.0 / 10.0
by Sukets
January 17th, 2011, 11:58pm
I though that i was going to puke with this awesome (in some way) horrible plot...
omg...this is a Love Hina, but worst, with a lot o H scenes,
and Love Hina isn't that good to start with...
this is a hentai without the pus**...no tnks...to be sincere...
there ARE hentais with better plot...
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Fun, romantic, and enjoyable   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by Communist_Rob
August 30th, 2010, 12:12am
A light-hearted read for those softcore hentai lovers out there, Koibana Onsen employs no subtleties that would cause the reader to think twice on the romance that unfolds. Flat characters revolving around an emerging, linear passion provides an easy and light atmosphere that causes the reader to crave for more. The sex is not wanton, and principles are not abandoned.
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why haven't they translated chapter 16 yet   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by Fatmanjj
July 8th, 2010, 2:49am
I mean it's been like a year I love this Manga it's very funny the romance is good and it's got great characters I mean what's not to like so could somebody please start translating this again I'm desperate

9.5
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Pure Awseomeness   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Spearsmen620
December 29th, 2009, 11:40pm
Pure Awesomeness.
I read it, pretty intense too, i love how the guy isnt such a wimp and the other crap.... i agree with flapple on his comment and how it has all of the following stuff
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A 10 doesn't exist, but this is as close as you'll get.   
Rating: 9.5 / 10.0
by SCKing88
November 21st, 2009, 6:55pm
An amazing read for those of age. There isn't anything lacking that I can think of, and the author does an amazing job of storytelling here (slice of life style). Love the art, characters, humor when it is there, mature scenes, and w/e you can name... but there is no such thing as perfection; and this manga is no exception; so a 9.5 will do.
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wow   
Rating: 9.7 / 10.0
by fallremix
October 14th, 2009, 8:34am
great manga! i love No Bra, other manga from this author, and i started reading this one. At first, i just was reading it cuz fuuka is very alike yuki, from No bra(only in the appearance, heh), but it is a very good read. This manga isn't alike alot other, with the protagonist being a perverted loser. the guy is very kind, and the girls are very good too(heh).
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FINALLY!!!!   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by flapple
July 13th, 2009, 1:36pm
Finally a manga that does all of the following.
1. The main Protagonist is NOT a loser.
2. Its a harem where there is only ONE couple. The rest are just there.
3. The couple gets together in the BEGINNING of the manga
4. SEX. A perfect amount. Not too much, and not too little.
5. People actually trying to get the main couple together.
6. No dark deep secret of the past.

Oh, and the description is kind of misleading. The "ex-girlfriend" doesnt really play a part in this story that much. Its mostly about the 3 Onsen girls, and the main guy.

... Last updated on July 13th, 2009, 1:38pm
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Koibana Onsen Rocks!!   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by asudake
June 26th, 2009, 10:53pm
I give this a much deserved 10. Why? Well if you read it, you will find out that a series that is labeled a genre it should stick to it right? well, lets see. Comedy: Check; Harem: Check; Adult: Check; Mature: Check
As for Seinen, Ecchi and Romance, is it's focus, it's very adult in it's approach at love, but it doesn't take anything too serious. It's very Ecchi in a cute harmless way, but the Sexual tension and love from the couples is pure and real, just like Kenjiro's earlier work No Bra, he takes a love seriously, and the Romance could not be better, in it's risque and very realistic sense of overwhelming feelings you get in that certain mood, you feel it radiate from this manga. Also one thing i like that they do, is give you a sense of embarrassment to be caught in the act, along with great art, it makes a great sense of personality from the manga.
Overall: Genius!!! Great Art!!! Real Sense of Romance!!! Hilarious!!!
And Great Ecchi Scenes!!!

... Last updated on June 26th, 2009, 10:54pm
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