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From Yen Press:

Going home for his grandfather's funeral, thirty-year-old bachelor Daikichi is floored to discover that the old man had an illegitimate child with a younger lover! The rest of his family is equally shocked and embarrassed by this surprise development, and not one of them wants anything to do with the silent little girl, Rin. In a fit of angry spontaneity, Daikichi decides to take her in himself! But will living with this overgrown teenager of a man help Rin come out of her shell? And hang on, won't this turn of events spell doom for Daikichi's love life?!

Note: Was adapted into a live-action movie in 2011.


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Associated Names
うさぎドロップ 番外編
토끼 드롭스
A Funny Father
Bunny Drop
Rabbit Drop
Un drôle de père (French)
Usagi Drop: Bangai-hen
Usagi Drop: Bangaihen

Groups Scanlating
/a/ Collective Scanlation

Latest Release(s)
v.10 c.5-6 (end) by Random Fan & Marshmallow Scans (1277d ago)
v.10 c.5 by Little Black Butterflies (1280d ago)
v.10 c.4 by Random Fan & Marshmallow Scans (1287d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
10 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?

Anime Start/End Chapter
Starts at Vol 1, Chap 1
Ends at Vol 4, Chap 24

User Reviews

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User Rating
Average: 8.2 / 10.0 (1301 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.16 / 10.0
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Last Updated
April 3rd 2015, 5:17pm PST



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Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Feel Young (Shodensha)

Licensed (in English)

English Publisher
Yen Press (10 Volumes - Completed)

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #506 increased(+118)
Monthly Pos #764 increased(+58)
3 Month Pos #827 decreased(-37)
6 Month Pos #766 increased(+22)

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Forum Posts
Ending discussion 449 days, 17 hours, 57 minutes ago
Extra chapter? 1542 days, 4 hours, 16 minutes ago
Bunny Drop/Usagi Drop Manga to End in Japan in April 1966 days, 0 hours, 2 minutes ago
Anime Adaption to Come July 2011!!?! 2017 days, 8 hours, 8 minutes ago
Bunny Drop Manga Gets Live-Action Film Green-Lit 2212 days, 11 hours, 41 minutes ago

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what the !@#$@??! ... and this coming from someone who 100% doesn't mind incest pron   
Rating: N/A
by Aadieu
November 11th, 2013, 8:45am
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The timeskip makes it worse... 500 chapters in, it might've even worked somehow (unlikely as it may seem).

BUUUT that annoying weird teenager suddenly appearing in place of our cute lil Rin is friggin sacrilege. Even without all the out-of-character, walk-all-over-the-beginning-cuteness crap EVERY.SINGLE.CHARACTER proceeds to pull. the end, the only half-sympathetic, true-to-form character left is the cuckoo mother's spineless doting sidekick/mangaka assistant/boyfriend. Which is just freaking saaaaaad.
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ONLY watch the anime   
Rating: 5.0 / 10.0
by residentgrigo
May 29th, 2013, 12:59am
All the reviewers here are spot on. The first 4 Volumes are good but then it turns in a meandering high school soap opera and fall of a cliff in Volume 8 and undermines the formerly good part while at it.
First half 8/10. Second half 3/10. What was the author thinking ? I suggest My Girl instead.

... Last updated on November 21st, 2014, 11:49am
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Rating: 8.5 / 10.0
by jfaerr
May 17th, 2013, 5:54pm
I honestly enjoyed the time skip; though not as much as the childhood days. Overall, this manga was great up to the
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incest ending.

The anime ended at the perfect place in the story, but it would be nice to see a season 2 with an alternate ending from the manga.

... Last updated on May 17th, 2013, 5:55pm
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It's actually a good one, but if you stopped reading it at ch. 24   
Rating: 5.0 / 10.0
by satou123
April 1st, 2013, 8:44am
It's actually a good one, but if you stopped reading it at ch. 24. I couldn't help, but cracked a smile in each chapter.
But, things turned into the worst at ch. 25. Putting aside that my Rin is "ruined", they turned it into really different genre, rushed the story too much, and in the end I just felt like "Huh? Just like that? ".

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1. The nonsense relationship between Daikichi and Kouki's mom. They both loved each other, and they both knew it. If Daikichi never tried to ask her out, then it's understandable, but Daikichi did ask her out, though he's rejected with "I'm too old" as an excuse. And yet, later she remarried with an old man that apparently asked her out several times. Though, till the end she still loved that Daikichi, even though she had married another man. I can't get impression of her as such a good person, and felt that she's just like a b*tch in ntr-Hitozuma eroge. Sorry.

2. Rin's and Kouki's relationship. You're suddenly brought into the scene when Kouki embraced Rin at ch. 25. Suddenly turning from a heartwarming series into some romantic one, isn't a good thing to do. It ruins your image of the manga, and just make you think, "ah, I know it, it must be another manga with the same setting". And yeah, they kinda rushed everything, that after the incident with Akira, Rin stopped loving him at all, after she gave Kouki a kiss with saying "that's for Kouki that I used to like". (C'mon, don't ruin the image of Rin into a b*tch, please. ) Not so long after that, she just moved into Daikichi. Yeah, and in another "suddenly" way. And, till the end there's not even a scene that shows they're kissing. So we don't know, do they even ever have a kiss? Could it she just ever did it with Kouki?. (Oh man, for the sake of justice, they should've drawn that. It's kinda unfair, and just let me think that Rin is already ruined and turned into a b*tch that suited as ntr eroge main heroine in 10 years)

Things might be pretty different if they didn't rush it...

... Last updated on April 1st, 2013, 8:49am
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Mixed opinions....   
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by iamssjvash
March 7th, 2013, 5:07pm
I have quite mixed opinions about this piece.... My primary issue is that after volume 5 I felt like the story lost the pace it had built up.... My distaste for how the story progressed in the final volumes aside, I did not see the purpose behind fast forwarding the story to such an extent only to drop a couple chapters worth of flashbacks into each volume henceforth.... Also considering how the end wrapped up, I would have presumed it to have been less bland.... Regardless, it was a good read and definitely a refreshing change.... Josei this title is indeed however....
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Good read   
Rating: N/A
by CookeeS
February 2nd, 2013, 8:17am
My whole comment on this series is just spoilers to explain why the ratings and reviews of people are so varied.
Firstly the summary is somewhat misleading.
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The series does start off as the summary says it does, but it changes the main cast to Rin after a 10 year gap and overall changes the whole tone of the manga in a noticeable way. It becomes more of a drama series rather than the heartwarming series it started off as.

Secondly, the regarding Kouki's mum
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From reading a crap load of other mangas i can only see it as the authors indirect way of saying "people who are meant for each other but weren't meant to be".

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From Rin's point of view, her feelings for Daikichi became stronger when she realised how her mother apologises for abandoning her because she had to work, yet Dai being a single man demoted himself and went through great efforts in raising her. Likewise Dai saw Rin's growth for the past 12 years. While somewhat unusual I'd say it's instinct to fall for someone and can't really be controlled. Dai even mentions he dislikes the outcome.

Overall I loved this series and the art matched the tone really well smile
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Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by pantomnesia
January 15th, 2013, 9:33pm

The horrified comments here make me LOL so hard.

But anyway, interesting ending. (And well, these things happen.)
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This saddens me   
Rating: N/A
by Sweeticted
December 24th, 2012, 2:17pm
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he agrees to an intimate (couple) relationship with her out of sense of duty. Personally, I'd hate to have someone do that for me.
Just to get my opinion out there. It's a rather cute manga overall. Read it anyway.

... Last updated on December 24th, 2012, 2:18pm
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Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by namu76
November 22nd, 2012, 7:57pm
it just can't be helped that the mangaka ruined some of our expectations. Really. But I have foreseen it anyway, so it was no such big surprise to me. And I had to admit that I hated this kind of forced story (you know what I mean, it is about the relationship between the characters). I would have liked it more if it were executed more realistically. After all, it DID begin rather realistically, so the forced result really spoiled it. Shame

That being said, I think the mangaka did quite a good job making it a seinen slice of life story, cause I will curse any shoujo with this kind of theme. They make my skin crawls....incest and stuffs....
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It had a good thing then ruined it.   
Rating: 5.0 / 10.0
by mevriah
October 2nd, 2012, 11:30pm
You would think this story would be a nice manga about how a single man struggles to raise a young daughter, almost like Yotsubto! but with more slice of life elements. It was indeed like that, before the time skip.
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After the skip it suddenly turned a questionable romance with Rin developing feelings for Daikichi. It was rather out of the blue (although some would say otherwise) and ridiculously rushed. Not only that, but the mangaka put in a rather flimsy excuse that Rin is not actually blood related to Daikichi. I can only guess the mangaka did that so it wouldn't offend too many people of 'incest'. The problem for me is not the age gap, but rather the fact that somehow Daikichi transformed from a parental figure into a romantic one in Rin's eyes.
I wouldn't be surprised if the mangaka went this route just to rile her readers up.
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