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Karate Shoukoushi Kohinata Minoru (Manga)

Karate Shoukoushi Kohinata Minoru

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Karate Shoukoushi Kohinata Kairyuu
Japanese: 空手小公子小日向海流

Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: 50
Chapters: 500
Status: Finished
Published: Mar 27, 2000 to Aug 27, 2012
Authors: Baba, Yasushi (Story & Art)

Statistics

Score: 7.771 (scored by 3004 users)
Ranked: #18842
Popularity: #523
Members: 6,463
Favorites: 100
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2 based on the top manga page.

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Synopsis

Kohinata Minoru is a college student at a college that is popular for its sports rather than academic orientation. Although he starts out as a gymnast alongside his friend, Nana, Minoru is bullied by the higher ranked gymnasts. One evening, a karate student at the college, Mutou Ryuuji, witnesses Minoru being bullied and comes to the rescue... but his intentions aren't to save Minoru, but to drag him into the world of karate. Minoru makes new friends and learns some of their dark pasts, including a shocking death that reveals motives for revenge.

Related Manga

Sequel: Karate Shoukoushi Monogatari

Characters

 Minoru
Kohinata, Minoru
Main
 Seiji
Mamiya, Seiji
Main
 Hiroki
Minami, Hiroki
Main
 Ryuuji
Mutou, Ryuuji
Main
 Rika
Akamine, Rika
Supporting
 Kazutora
Akamine, Kazutora
Supporting
 Miharu
Akita, Miharu
Supporting



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Apr 19, 2010
Elydan
As a great fan of action-oriented manga's and especially those influenced by a martial art. I came across Karate Shoukoushi Kohinata Minoru. While excited by the gaze upon its genres and summary, was I eventually pleased to read this manga?

If there's anything that bothers me about this manga, it's the focus. Though it has the ability to grasp the reader and involve it with its action and dialogue. It does so only rarely. You have a story about a gymnast who, with a tough and flexible atletic body, somehow becomes involved with karate and the karate club. The story seems a little weird at first read more
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Apr 11, 2010
Zanboba
Here we have a seinen marital arts manga about a man working his way through the world of karate. As martial arts manga go, this would have to be one of my favorite. The pacing is quick, the characters interesting, and the plot believable. And something about me before I start: I'm a 1st degree black belt in Taekwondo. Now then, onto the review:

Story: As I said, it doesn't stay in one place for too long. When the main character has beef with someone, the conflict is resolved without lingering in one place for 100 chapters (I'm looking at you Bleach!) During the well drawn read more
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User Recommendations

High resemblance, Ultra Red is tournament and dojo style, similar to Karate Minoru.

One difference is in Ultra Red, the main character uses different martial arts mixed together while For Karate Minoru, the main character uses Karate.
Bullied everyday by others, the main characters pick up martial arts in order to fight back.
Only later as we follow them do we see that martial arts grows to be more than just a form of self defense.

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