Comedy, School Life, Seinen, Drama, Slice of Life
- Kanji Sasahara is a shy freshman who finally decides to fulfill his dream of joining the otaku club
- Saki Kasukabe, his girlfriend and an otaku club member, wishes for him to be a normal guy instead
- A funny and realistic story about otaku and normal people exploring the manga and anime subculture
It's the spring of freshman year, and Kanji Sasahara is in a quandary. Should he fulfill his long-cherished dream of joining an otaku club? Saki Kasukabe also faces a dilemma. Can she ever turn her boyfriend, anime fanboy Kousaka, into a normal guy? Kanji triumphs where Saki fails, when both Kanji and Kousaka sign up for Genshiken: The Society for the Study of Modern Visual Culture. Undeterred, Saki chases Kousaka through the various activities of the club, from costume-playing and comic conventions to video gaming and collecting anime figures—learning more than she ever wanted to about the humorous world of the Japanese fan...
Jun 25, 2002 to Aug 25, 2016