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Genshiken follows the lives of a group of college students drawn together by their shared hobbies, and the trials and adventures associated with being otaku.

Genshiken Nidaime ("Second Generation") is a continuation of the previous series, with chapter numbering starting at 56. In the Japanese edition, the first volume of Nidaime is numbered Volume 10, to continue from the end of the 9-volume Genshiken series. The US edition renumbers the volumes so that the "Second Season" starts with Volume 1.


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Associated Names
げんしけん: 二代目
Genshiken 2
Genshiken II
Genshiken Nidaime
Genshiken: 2nd Generation
Genshiken: Second Generation
Genshiken: Second Season

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Latest Release(s)
v.13 c.Extras by Anonymous Spore (1518d ago)
c.84 by Anonymous Spore (1546d ago)
c.83 by Anonymous Spore (1553d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
21 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?

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User Rating
Average: 8.4 / 10.0 (238 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.18 / 10.0
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Last Updated
December 5th 2016, 11:47am PST



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Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Afternoon (Kodansha)

Licensed (in English)

English Publisher
Kodansha Comics (9 Volumes - Ongoing)

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #776 increased(+307)
Monthly Pos #1927 decreased(-51)
3 Month Pos #2482 increased(+99)
6 Month Pos #2821 decreased(-53)

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On 1385 reading lists
On 509 wish lists
On 167 completed lists
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Forum Posts
Genshiken: Second Season Sequel Ends in August 132 days, 17 hours, 49 minutes ago
More chapters than it says here 690 days, 2 hours, 7 minutes ago
Genshiken: Second Season Sequel Gets Anime 1552 days, 13 hours, 27 minutes ago
What do you think about Hato? 1652 days, 18 hours, 17 minutes ago
Genshiken resumes and... 1979 days, 0 hours, 14 minutes ago

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by nail80
April 3rd, 2012, 4:07am
And for the worse i'm afraid.
Genshiken was so unique, so interesting and appealing that it grew on me after countless attempts to read it. But i think nobody that deny that there is something that is just good in there, a true honest work. It wasn't perfect, there were a couple of characters that didn't cut it for me, but it was special nevertheless.
And now i look towards the 2nd generation and wonder what the hell is going on.
Ogiue is still on and some characters make a few cameos here and there. You can also see that Ogiue has matured and developed nicely, such must be the burden of becoming the new president. And yet why does this work fails to appeal to me?
Because simply put there is no proper development, just talking about BL and crossdressing and such. It just doesn't have that feeling.
Sue is the only saving grace at the moment.
Maybe i'll give it another go, in a very distant future.
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by TaoPaiPai
September 23rd, 2011, 1:34pm
its not that fun anymore
the only interesting girl in the genshiken universe is not in it
and the genshiken group is all girls...xpt a retard closset homo and a crossdressing boy who acts very much like a homosexual
so now all we got is BL humor
and a big breasted american with a handfetish

there is no real goal for the group
the goals are just excuses for them to get together to have some form of sexual joke

i guess the first 9volumes had alot of sexual jokes too...but atleast there was story that was not just there for the purpose of having some sexjoke

10 chapters in and im starting to get bored
i give it a 5... coz i like the new loli...i like the crossdresser and i like madarame
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by That2ndGuy
August 10th, 2011, 6:13am
I never really understood the allure to this type of manga. Maybe it's because I'm not a hopeless otaku or something. It's just boring watching people do stupid activities like they do in this series. This must be a manga for loser otakus that want the "ideal" otaku life. Then again, over half of all manga is based in a school setting and has someone with a presumably more exciting life than the reader's (if you consider school festivals and studying fun, that is). This series, and the prequel, sucks ass. You could, however, read worse.
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Rating: 8.9 / 10.0
by ejusdemgeneris
May 20th, 2011, 9:54am
After reading the prequel, we now witness a new set of otakus, mostly female, having different tastes! We also have recurring characters who have a large impact on the plot line. Reading it! And pray that Madarame doesn't fall for the trap! =)
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Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by Faukner
October 29th, 2010, 5:09am
Wohoo its back! I don't know how successful the new characters will be in replacing some of the old ones that won't get that much screen time now, but I'm willing to give it a chance of course!
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