School festival season is here! With friends of Yajima and Yoshitake visiting, someone from Hato's past chooses just the moment to reappear. Amid the chaos, an essential turning point arrives for Madarame!
Welcome to the world of Genshiken, home of the true otaku - the Japanese term for ubergeek. This is the story of a group of friends who are all members of the most hardcore anime and manga club in Tokyo - and the boys and girls who love them. This sequel series to the original Genshiken introduces a wide range of female characters, updating the series to correspond to the ever- changing demographics of manga and anime fandom.
Shimoku Kio is a Japanese manga artist who is most well known for Genshiken and its spin-off, Kujibiki Unbalance, both of which exist in manga and anime/original video animation form. He is also known for the manga series Digopuri and Kagerowic Diary.
An in depth and knowingly humorous look at Japanese manga and anime fandom. The original series was adapted into a popular anime series that was broadcast in 2004 and 2007. The original series is currently being released in omnibus editions, which are also available from Turnaround. Described as 'Friends for the otaku generation' by UK Anime Network. The second Season was adapted into an anime in 2013 and is available on Crunchyroll.