Lip Smoke
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Lip Smoke

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Synonyms: Daikyou Enmusubi, Unfortunate Union
Japanese: リップ スモーク


Type: Manga
Volumes: 1
Chapters: 5
Status: Finished
Published: Apr 25, 2013 to Jan 25, 2014
Genre: Romance Romance
Demographic: Shoujo Shoujo
Serialization: The Hana to Yume
Authors: Nishikata, Mai (Story & Art)


Score: 7.041 (scored by 45264,526 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #81192
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #2346
Members: 8,801
Favorites: 54
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Volumes: /1
Chapters: /5


High-school student Setsuna Iwato works part-time for a publishing agency. When her employer is having trouble with an erotic fiction novelist, she becomes his assistant to help him rediscover the feeling of a "Pure Kiss."

(Source: MU)

Included one-shot: Daikyou Enmusubi (Unfortunate Union)



May 31, 2016
If you like romance stories with older men, I would highly recommend Lip Smoke. This is the manga that got me into older guy romances, and so far I have not read anything else that tops this. I really enjoyed the story and I wish it was much longer.
Setsuna gets a job as an assistant to Kazuki, who writes erotic novels. They spend time together and go on pretend dates in order to help Kazuki gather inspiration for his next book. They share several cute physical moments between them. I like how Setsuna is not the typical wimpy, crybaby female protagonist. She is strong, ...
Jul 12, 2013
Preliminary (1/5 eps)
Since this doesn't have any reviews yet, I'll give it a shot.
The story was very simple, a young high school girl works errands for a publisher company, and happens to become an assistant for an erotic fiction novelist who himself is 32. This at first seems to be an odd pairing, but works out since he displays cute characteristics.
He is in search of a pure kiss, something he's forgotten and wants to remember, and whilst the girl, Setsuna Iwato, assumes he is a perverted man along with the rest of men, she discovers that it may not be so.
The Art was beautiful, descriptive, and ...
Aug 5, 2013
Mixed Feelings
Preliminary (4/5 eps)
Well, this is a re-edit of a manga I was told would be a one shot and it seems it is now an actual series going on.

So my thoughts before were that I said I actually liked the little one piece I thought this was and my thought still stands. The thought of a perverted guy wanting to write a sweet romance is actually rather cute and yet he seems to play our main character by tugging her around. It’s sad because when many times the rather sweet love that the two seem to share is broken by Seta becoming goofy over the fact he ...

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