This fanlisting is specifically about the relationship—whether romantic or platonic—between Kurama and Botan (KuraBo, 蔵ぼ) from Togashi Yoshihiro's hit manga series, Yu Yu Hakusho. More about fanlistings here.

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I named this site "The Eve of Spring" because I wanted something metaphorical that captures the relationship I imagine Kurama and Botan to have, which to me is premised on a friendship that could blossom into something more. I explain this a little further here.

 Characters: Botan Characters: Karasu Characters: Kurama Characters: Yusuke Relationships: Kurama and Hiei Relationships: Kurama and Yusuke Relationships: Yusuke and Hiei Relationships: Yusuke and Keiko YYH Doujinshi YYH Movie: Poltergeist Report YYH Music: Sayonara Bye Bye

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DISCLAIMER. Kurama and Botan are characters from Yu Yu Hakusho, an animanga series created by Togashi Yoshihiro. I am not in any way connected with the creators, the cast and crew, or the production companies/studios. This site is purely a non-profit endeavor, created by a fan for fellow fans. No copyright infringement is intended.

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