Ranked #5370
Koimoku (Manga)

Koimoku

Alternative Titles

Japanese: こいもく

Information

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

Statistics

Score: 7.271 (scored by 3069 users)
Ranked: #53702
Popularity: #774
Members: 5,833
Favorites: 30
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Synopsis

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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Characters

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

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mementosan
Feb 25, 2013 4:52 AM
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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00Blade
Dec 13, 2014 4:46 PM
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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eza2510
Feb 5, 2014 11:13 PM
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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elementkg
Jul 10, 9:33 PM
I never tried to write a review for a manga, but ehh what the heck I'll bite. So anyways I'll start.


In these days of age, manga has become increasing popular, reeling in newer readers, we get drawn in with the art of each panel, the impact-full dialogues, and the imagination that blossoms in our mind when we dive into this comic world. We always eagerly await for the next chapter to release of our favorite manga, always keeping tab of everything the author is doing, and paying attention to the details within the works. We are in awe of how these people can create stories read more
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Recommendations

Manga: Bakuman.
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. 
reportRecommended by AironicallyHuman
Manga: Comic☆Studio
It is somewhat similar because the the protagonist have relationship with a manga artist. 
reportRecommended by TeWierd
Manga: Sekaiichi Hatsukoi: Onodera Ritsu no Baai
Both are Manga Industry, Editor and Comic Artist 
reportRecommended by Madokaneechan78
Manga: Kanojo wa Kannou Shousetsuka
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. 
reportRecommended by -Zekkai-
Manga: Unbalance x2
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 
reportRecommended by kuglefang

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