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Mitsunori Kugayama (久我山 光紀)Blood Type: A
Birthday: June 29, 1982
Favorite Manga: Anman Dama
Favorite Anime: Fun with the Tarurun Family (before the theme song changed)
Favorite Game: Exitge
Pen Name: KODAMA
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Ringtone: Laputa: Castle in the Sky theme
The stuttering, heavyset Kugayama is Genshiken's only artist until Ogiue's arrival. He generally lacks the motivation and commitment to create a full-fledged dōjinshi. In volume 5, Sasahara asks Kugayama to draw a dōjinshi for Comic-Fest, which he fails to do until Saki forces him, Ogiue, and Sasahara to make one under a very tight schedule. He is given the nickname 'Kugapii' by Saki. In volume 6, he graduates and begins work at a medical device manufacturing company in Iidabashi.
Kugayama, though at first a seemingly mediocre artist, is actually quite talented. However, his talent only appears when he is properly motivated, i.e. when drawing more erotic imagery, particularly that of Yamada from Kujibiki Unbalance.