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Genshiken - The Society for the Study of Modern Visual Culture  
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Description
College freshman and ACG lover Kanji Sasahara settled down his extracurricular activity in Genshiken (The Society for the Study of Modern Visual Culture) in order to become a true and thorough otaku. Meanwhile, Saki Kasukabe, the girlfriend of another freshman Genshiken member (also a bishounen) Makoto Kohsaka, was dragged into Genshiken's otaku-ish activities reluctantly, yet her resentful attitude towards otakus is changing without her notice.

Type
Manga

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Associated Names
げんしけん
现视研
現代視覚文化研究会
Genshiken
Genshiken - Otaku Club
Genshiken, The Society for the Study of Modern Visual Culture
The Society for the Study of Modern Visual Culture

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Latest Release(s)
v.9 by Manga-Sketchbook (3286d ago)
v.8 by Manga-Sketchbook (3527d ago)
v.7 by Manga-Sketchbook (3670d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
20 Volumes (Ongoing)

Completely Scanlated?
Yes

Anime Start/End Chapter
Starts at Vol. 1 Chap. 1 (Genshiken)
Ends at Vol. 4 Chap. 22 (Genshiken), Vol. 7 Chap. 42 (Genshiken II)

User Reviews
N/A

Forum
5 topics, 30 posts
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User Rating
Average: 8.6 / 10.0 (880 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.53 / 10.0
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Last Updated
November 14th 2016, 7:52am PST


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Year
2002

Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Afternoon (Kodansha)

Licensed (in English)
Yes

English Publisher
Kodansha Comics (3 Volumes - Complete)

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #643 increased(+195)
Monthly Pos #1265 decreased(-61)
3 Month Pos #1442 increased(+43)
6 Month Pos #1513 decreased(-63)

List Stats
On 934 reading lists
On 1068 wish lists
On 131 unfinished lists
On 353 custom lists

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Forum Posts
Should I read it? 2046 days, 12 hours, 55 minutes ago
Genshiken 57 2222 days, 10 hours, 11 minutes ago
Genshiken 56 2541 days, 16 hours, 0 minutes ago
new genshiken is out! 3321 days, 19 hours, 40 minutes ago
Season 2 is Official! 3517 days, 9 hours, 57 minutes ago

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an excellent manga   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Ifancyme
October 8th, 2006, 2:22am
i'm waiting in awe for the next release ^^
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OK   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by jonsi
September 29th, 2006, 12:55am
A good read
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Funny   
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by rdperalta
August 17th, 2006, 10:19am
I love this manga. Its really funny. An insight to the world of an otaku and their (almost) day to day lives
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O_O   
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by Anonymous
August 17th, 2006, 7:59am
i find the plot a boring....too bad, the art is very nice
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great   
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by kevn57
June 5th, 2006, 10:49am
My favorite manga
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awesome   
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by lanie-emon
March 2nd, 2006, 4:13pm
excellent manga. An insight into the weird but fascinating world of modern otakus. Highly recommended
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Otaku galore   
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by melty
March 1st, 2006, 9:14pm
The most hilarious manga yet true to a certain extent about modern otakus. A definite must read!!
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