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Koimoku (Manga)


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Japanese: こいもく


Type: Manga
Volumes: 5
Chapters: 20
Status: Finished
Published: Jan 27, 2011 to Sep 27, 2012
Authors: Im, Dal Young (Story), Lee, Hae Won (Art)
Serialization: Comic Valkyrie


Score: 7.291 (scored by 2860 users)
Ranked: #62862
Popularity: #783
Members: 5,479
Favorites: 27
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Inamine-kun, an aspiring young manga artist, is a total failure at whatever he does, but some of his work has caught the eyes of a busty beautiful mysterious editor from a B-rate magazine. Will he turn around his fortunes through her? Will he form a relationship between boss and subordinate? Read Koimoku and find out!

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Inamine, Kouta
Juumonji, Sayaka
Sawanoguchi, Hinata
Fujiwara, Miki
Iwasaki, Rune
Sakomizu, Chika
Takashima, Yuu

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Dec 13, 2014
Koimoku is a relatively weird series, focusing on one aspiring mangaka by the name of Inamine Kouta. As he tries to achieve his lofty goal, what ensues is what was meant to be a touching story of human nature, and also morals, but it doesn't really reach those heights.

Story : 8
The story is relatively unique, but at the same time sort of cliche. It has a typical shounen style setup, with a MC having a dream, but failing repeatedly to achieve it. Then along his journey, he encounters a few friends who help him along, and also some setbacks, which he thoroughly brushes off with read more
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Feb 25, 2013
This manga is a simple, no deep thinking is needed. Well thats what are the weak but also the strong points. But lets go review. The story is that a aspiring young manga artist Inamine Kouta is trying his all to make his debut in the manga industry.

Story (8/10):
Story is not the strongest point of this manga but because this simpleness its also a good manga for people which don`t like to read manga with deep meanings.
But it doesn`t mean its a manga for simpletons. It evolves pretty quickly and there are many possibilities to make a even more addicted manga from read more
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Feb 5, 2014
I don't usually write reviews down here but I felt like I had to express my opinions for this one.

To put it short, I did not enjoy this manga.

Yes, the manga does have incredibly good looking art and the starting chapters were enough to get one interested in reading more of it. However, as the story kept progressing, it was as if the author was simply too up himself and started spouting ideals that were questionable, morally incorrect and down right confusing, frustrating and wrong. He tries to justify the views (specifically the female editor's) by adding in drama but ended up simply making the read more
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Feb 7, 2014
Koimoku manga is one of the stories that got my attention ,very good art work interesting turn of events and also unpredictable story .
Form the first chapter Koimoku lure you in ,although there is few flaws it is interesting as you gonna see .
Not original but also good enough .
Inamine Kouta is trying to be a manga artist and he is a total failure at whatever he does one day his work caught the eyes of a busty beautiful mysterious editor from a B-rate magazine Sawanoguchi Hinata and the story begins.
The begining of the story is good but i think the end is rushed some read more
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Koimoku is Bakuman with less detail on the manga creation process and more boobs. In spite of being an aggressive loser, the lead quickly finds himself with a harem as busty manga editors battle it out for his talents and inspire him by getting naked/letting him touch their boobies.

My favourite aspect of Koimoku is how a career woman walks around with her tits exposed, acts like a ditz and offers the lead ANYTHING he desires for the puposes of inspiration. The hooker the lead uses for first impressions of his work is realistic, also. 
It is somewhat similar because the the protagonist have relationship with a manga artist. 
Both are Manga Industry, Editor and Comic Artist 
Editor/Author based relationship
Im Koimoku the main character is a bit wimpy but has real talent for manga while finding out his neighbor is a manga editor
Kanjo the main character is an editor a light hearted guy that's into erotic novels he'ves very passionate, and tries to help the author in anyway he can, the author is actually his favorite erotic author. 
Well since these two titles have been made by the same mangaka they ahve very similar feel to them. The artwork is expectantly identical with great focus on the busty female characters.

Aside from the obvious similarities as stated earlier it also has less easily recognizable similarities

1. Both deal with an older woman and younger man romance and sexual situation
2. Both have characters that are frequently drawn to look insane and clinically dangerous for some reason
3. Both have a modern feeling (Unbalance X2 has a high school romance setting while Koimoku has a manga publishing company setting)
4. Both female  read more 

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