Genshiken Official Book (Fanbook)
Title: Genshiken Official Book
Distributor: Del Rey
Release date: 2008-07-29
Suggested retail price: $16.95
Age rating: 16+
The Genshiken Official Book covers virtually every aspect of the series, from cosplay bare-skin rules to the otaku must-have anime, plus games, games, games (including fight games and girly games) and how to hunt down the best ones.
Also inside you'll find
An exclusive full-color poster
Kujibiki Unbalance trading cards
The Otaku Ten Commandments
A special section on Genshiken love (Who's doing what with whom!)
Juicy new details about your favorite fanboys and fangirls
Fun quizzes (How otaku are you?)
Start-up guides (Twelve simple steps to creating a fanzine)
The last word on otaku lingo
A brand-new story set in the world of Genshiken
Negima! creator Ken Akamatsu, who was a fanboy himself as a teenager, reveals how to get the most out of attending Comiket, and Genshiken creator Kio Shimoku provides plenty of his own insight, including his personal guide to manga conventions. So get ready to embark on a fascinating odyssey into the world of Japanese anime/manga fandom.
Story and art by Kio Shimoku.
(added on 2008-01-10, modified on 2011-11-25)
- Reviewed by Carlo Santos (April 16, 2009)
- Encyclopedia information about Genshiken (manga)