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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 (2324d ago)
v.8 by Manga-Sketchbook (2565d ago)
v.7 by Manga-Sketchbook (2708d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
9 Volumes (Complete)

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: 8.7 / 10.0 (786 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.62 / 10.0
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Last Updated
July 29th 2013, 7:55pm PST

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Year
2002

Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Afternoon (Kodansha)

Licensed (in English)
Yes

English Publisher
Del Rey (9 Volumes - Complete)
Kodansha USA (3 Omnibuses - Complete)

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #812 increased(+109)
Monthly Pos #1329 decreased(-112)
3 Month Pos #1324 increased(+159)
6 Month Pos #1560 increased(+23)

List Stats
On 850 reading lists
On 944 wish lists
On 1872 completed lists
On 117 unfinished lists
On 271 custom lists

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Forum Posts
Should I read it? 1084 days, 20 hours, 20 minutes ago
Genshiken 57 1260 days, 17 hours, 36 minutes ago
Genshiken 56 1579 days, 23 hours, 25 minutes ago
new genshiken is out! 2360 days, 3 hours, 5 minutes ago
Season 2 is Official! 2555 days, 17 hours, 23 minutes ago

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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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