Konohana Kitan is the heartwarming story of a cute new apprentice named Yuzu and the other fox girls who work at a hot spring hotel called Konohatei. As earnest but somewhat clumsy Yuzu learns the ins and outs of the inn, she also interacts with its five other employees and is able to get along with them.
It’s a castaway! It’s a mermaid! Actually, it’s a troubled human girl, one of several people who have wandered into the inn’s presence recently.
Konohanatei is visited by two strange beings: a mystery egg, to which Ren wakes up found fixed to her belly, and a fast-growing child, and an elderly lady who appears to be her grandmother.
The bon festival is here, and the attendants take turns off work to check it out.
The girls spend a night sharing horror stories. Just as the boss yells at them for being up past bedtime, they count an extra member in the group.
A priest brings an odd Japanese doll to Konohanatei. Not only is the doll cursed, she seems to have an attitude.
The goddess of water bubbles pays a visit to Konohanatei. The reason for her stay doesn’t become clear until it’s a little too late.
Satsuki accidentally gets herself shrunken down. Her sister makes a visit, mostly to tease her, but also to bring what could be sad news for the rest of Konohanatei.