Karate Shoukoushi Kohinata Minoru
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Karate Shoukoushi Kohinata Minoru

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

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Type: Manga
Volumes: 50
Chapters: 500
Status: Finished
Published: Mar 27, 2000 to Aug 27, 2012
Genres: ActionAction, ComedyComedy, Martial ArtsMartial Arts, RomanceRomance, SportsSports, SeinenSeinen
Authors: Baba, Yasushi (Story & Art)

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Score: 7.591 (scored by 71587,158 users)
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Ranked: #20792
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Popularity: #623
Members: 16,292
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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.

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Sep 2, 2019
RefinedTyro (All reviews)
I love it for its martial arts...... but the story has a lot of duds.

To start off with its positives:
As you'd expect from my first sentence, the martial arts display is simply fantastic. While the art style isn't anything groundbreaking (though, I think it's good and consistent for the most part) the fights are amazingly well drawn as well as symbolic imagery for the fights to add even more visual variety (see Minoru's fight vs Ojima with Ojima's vision of the ring as a war zone.) Poses are very strong and the contact of hits have extreme impact which increases the satisfaction.
The characters aren't read more
Jan 21, 2019
RobertoMCF (All reviews)
This review isn't going to be long ;)

When I start to read Minoru I wasn't expecting something big, I just like the art e started to follow the flow. I'm glad i followed that flow!

Karate Shoukoushi Kohinata Minoru isn't perfect, of course! There are a lot of details that lack in care, some characters that are bad used and some characters that are complete useless, there was no need for them there.

I belive that in some parts the author lost the track, the final part feels rushed and not really completed. Even though, we are given a ending, not perfect, but possible!

I really think that, read more
Apr 11, 2010
Zanboba (All reviews)
Preliminary
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
Apr 19, 2010
Elydan (All reviews)
Preliminary
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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