Genshiken: The Society for the Study of Modern Visual Culture [Omnibus] (GN 1)
Title: Genshiken: The Society for the Study of Modern Visual Culture [Omnibus]
Volume: GN 1
Distributor: Kodansha Comics
Release date: 2012-05-22
Suggested retail price: $19.99
Age rating: 16+
ISBN-10: 1935429361 1935429361
ISBN-13: 9781935429364 9781935429364
It's spring of freshman year, and Kanji Sasahara has a difficult dilemma. Should he declare his love for manga and anime fandom by joining an otaku club, like he has always wanted to? Is he prepared to deal with the social stigma attached to being an otaku? Meanwhile, Saki Kasakabe has her own otaku conundrum. How can she turn her boyfriend, anime fanboy Makoto, into a normal guy?
Kanji follows his heart, as does Saki. When both Kanji and Makoto join Genshiken: The Society for the Study of Modern Visual Culture, Saki chases Makoto through the various activities of the club, from costume-playing and comic conventions to video gaming and anime model figures. Saki finds otaku to be more than she imagined, but not necessarily in a good way.
Collects volumes 1-3 in an omnibus format.
Story and art by Shimoku Kio.
(added on 2011-11-25, modified on 2011-11-25)
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