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    Sunday December 10, 2017
  • What Anime-Gataris Gets Right About Otaku Humor

    Anime-Gataris celebrates anime club comedy, peeks behind the anime production curtain, and throws in end-of-the-world spectacle!

    Anime-Gataris is the latest anime about anime otaku, following in the footsteps of Lucky Star, Genshiken, and Shirobako. There's always a risk of relying on easy references, but Anime-Gataris approaches the subject with a genuine love of the material. How does it avoid the common pitfalls of reference anime to capture the authentic fandom experience? Jump below the break to find out.

  • Sunday July 24, 2016
  • "Genshiken: Second Season" Manga Ending Scheduled

    Series wraps up in "Afternoon" August 25th

    The September issue of manga magazine Afternoon, on sale in Japan July 25th, is announcing that Shimoku Kio's Genshiken: Second Season will be ending in the magazine's October issue, on sale August 25th. News comes at the ending of Episode 126, "La Campanella (Confessions 3)," which promises teases and laughter as Manabu Kuchiki graduates. More after the jump.

  • Monday November 3, 2014
  • NIS America Sets "Genshiken Second Generation" for February 3, 2015

    Set comes with a 64-page hardcover art book and more

    NIS America announced plans for its Premium Edition release of Genshiken Second Generation, which is set to arrive on February 3, 2015. In addition to the 13-episode series spread across 2 Blu-rays, the package comes with 16 minutes of Bonus Shorts and a 64-page hardcover art book. Pics and more past the jump.

  • Monday May 19, 2014
  • "Genshiken" Manga Author Illustrates Hug Pillow

    Susanna Hopkins dakimakura planned for June

    A bit impressive and a bit disturbing, Gate, the folks behind that Knights of Sidonia hug pillow, now have a dakimakura based on Genshiken, drawn by series manga artist Shimoku Kio. Except, American transfer student Susanna Hopkins doesn't seem wildly enthusiast about being featured. Get a look after the jump.

  • Friday July 5, 2013
  • Crunchyroll Adds "KAIJI" Seasons 1 & 2 and "Genshiken: Second Season" Anime

    Wild manly gamblin' and otaku hi-jinx ahoy!

    Crunchyroll’s back catalog of anime continues to grow and grow with the addition of Kaiji seasons 1 & 2 and Genshiken: Second Season to the roster of streaming titles. Read on for more details!

  • NIS America Licenses "Genshiken Second Season," "Brave 10" and "Hanasaku Iroha: Home Sweet Home"

    "Brave 10" Premium Set planned for October 8th

    NIS America had three license announcements at Anime Expo. A collection of ninja anime Brave 10 is planned for October 8th, while the new Hanasaku Iroha: Home Sweet Home anime movie and Genshiken Second Season okau comedy will be coming later. Get the details after the jump.

  • Tuesday June 25, 2013
  • VIDEO: "Genshiken: Second Generation" Anime Preview

    Tsutomu Mizushima directs the exploits of the second generation of The Society for the Study of Modern Visual Culture

    The good day for anime about fujoshi continues with a new look at summer's adaptation of Shimoku Kio's Genshiken Nidaime. Tsutomu Mizushima (Girls und Panzer, Squid Girl) is directing the adventures of The Society for the Study of Modern Visual Culture at Production I.G. Michiko Yokote (some Gintama and Cowboy Bebop) returns to write, with Madoka Magica's Junichiro Taniguchi on character designs. Get a look after the jump.