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Genshiken: The Society for the Study of Modern Visual Culture, Vol. 2 (edition 2005)

by Kio Shimoku

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Title:Genshiken: The Society for the Study of Modern Visual Culture, Vol. 2
Authors:Kio Shimoku
Info:Del Rey (2005), Paperback, 192 pages
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Genshiken: The Society for the Study of Modern Visual Culture, Volume 2 by Kio Shimoku

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In volume 2, SAki goes spiralling further downwards into the Genshiken, then saves the Genshiken from closure (but still hates them all). We get the most memorable of the comic fests (well, appart from maybe...but that's spoilers...), Saki tries to learn to game, Sasahara's sister turns up and Saki succesfuly chases of any new members for the club!

Anyone who has seen the anime should know what comic fest I'm taking about, and really there's no way I could rate something with such an epic line as lower then 5. All the characters in this manga are so awsome, and the manga has great flow and pace. Love it. ( )
  TPauSilver | Aug 31, 2010 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0345481704, Paperback)

SAVE THE GENSHIKEN!

Kanji Sasahara has finally accepted that he’s a true otaku who belongs in the Genshiken. Meanwhile, Saki Kasukabe still can’t stand how much time her boyfriend, video game master Kousaka, wastes with the Genshiken guys.

Saki isn’t the only one who’s upset that the club members do nothing but sit around playing video games. Kitagawa, the vicious vice president of the campus activities organization, is determined to break up the Genshiken. But the Prez has some dirt (and leverage) on Kitagawa. In fact, the Prez seems to have the lowdown on a lot of students–including Saki Kasukabe, who suddenly harbors a fear of hidden cameras!

(retrieved from Amazon Mon, 30 Sep 2013 13:38:46 -0400)

Kanji has finally accepted that he is otaku enough to belong to Genshiken. Saki still can't stand how much time Kousaka wastes with the Genshiken guys. And, Kitagawa, the vice president of the campus activitites organization, wants to break up the Genshiken, but the Prez has some dirt on Kitagawa.… (more)

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