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What is Genshiken?

What is Genshiken?

Welcome to the Genshiken Wiki Genshiken is a manga series by Shimoku Kio about a college club for otaku (extremely obsessed fans of various media) and the lifestyle its members pursue. The title is a shortening of the club’s official name, Gendai Shikaku Bunka Kenky┼źkai, or “The Society for the Study of Modern Visual Culture”.

When was Genshiken first published?

Genshiken was published as Genshiken: The Society for the Study of Modern Visual Culture by Del Rey Manga from April 26, 2005 up until volume 9 on November 27, 2007. Kodansha Comics USA picked up the license and published the series from volume 10 onwards as Genshiken: Second Season from September 4, 2012 to March 13, 2018.

What is your review of Genshiken Nidaime?

Genshiken Nidaime is a joy to watch from start to finish. Rather than be complacent as “just another Genshiken season”, Nidaime takes the series a step further by realising the full potential of the setting. There is a sense of maturity to the dialogue and characterisation that so few anime have managed to accomplish.

What is the story of Nidaime?

The story of Nidaime follows Ogiue (now club president) and the horde of freshmen who (perhaps inadvertently) find themselves pulled into the Genshiken club. Most notable of whom is Hato, a male BL fan who… well, cross-dresses as a woman.

What happened to Genshiken Nidaime?

It is rare to find an adult (or any character above the age of 17) unless they are filling the obligatory teacher or villain role. Which is a bummer, as titles like Genshiken show just how fun the university setting can be. Coming after two full seasons, Genshiken: Nidaime might seem confusing or out of place. The characters’ voices have changed.

Who is Sue in Genshiken Nidaime?

In Genshiken Nidaime, Sue moves to Japan and is accepted into Shiiou University as a 1st-year student, where she immediately joins Genshiken as the first of the “second generation” members. Sue is a petite girl with natural blonde hair and blue eyes.